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H_FIN_2018A 04/02/2018 01:32:43 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/02/2018
Attendance
Beckman *
Benavidez X
Covarrubias X
Gray *
Herod X
Kennedy *
Lawrence X
Melton X
Sandridge X
Thurlow X
Van Winkle *
Foote *
Pabon X
Time 01:32:43 PM to 05:09:21 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Pabon
This Report was prepared by Kori Donaldson
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-143 Referred to House Appropriations
SB18-141 Referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1304 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1316 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

SB18-143 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:33:08 PM  
Representatives Arndt and Wilson, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-143, which increases fees for the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Division for certain hunting and fishing licenses and park passes. The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.
01:38:53 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.


01:40:43 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-143 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Melton
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Melton Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-141 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:40:47 PM  
Representative Wilson, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-141, which creates the Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit Fund and creates a voluntary contribution designation line (tax check-off) benefitting eligible Colorado nonprofit charitable organizations. Representative Wilson responded to committee questions.
01:55:32 PM  
Mr. Louis Pino, Legislative Council Staff, addressed questions about the expected fiscal impact of the bill.
02:06:21 PM  
Mr. Renny Fagan, representing the Colorado Nonprofit Association, testified in support of the bill. Committee members received a fact sheet about and a letter of support for the bill, prepared by the Colorado Nonprofit Association [Attachments A and B, respectively]. Mr. Fagan responded to committee questions.
02:35:56 PM  
Monica Roers, representing Seniors' Resource Center, testified in support of the bill.
02:38:47 PM  
Ms. Marsha Sesskin, representing the Hospice and Palliative Care of the Rockies and Pathways Hospice, testified in support of the bill.
02:43:02 PM  
Ms. Connie Rule, representing Boys and Girls Club of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:46:39 PM  
Mr. Tim Griesmer, representing the Colorado Department of State, testified from a neutral position on the bill and responded to committee questions.
03:05:30 PM  
Mr. Brendon Reese, representing the Department of Revenue, responded to committee questions.
03:24:48 PM  
Mr. Pino returned to the table to respond to additional questions.
03:27:01 PM  
Representative Wilson made some closing remarks on the bill. Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.


03:47:35 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-141 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Lawrence
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
Covarrubias Yes
Gray No
Herod No
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Melton No
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Yes
Pabon No
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1304 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:47:49 PM  

Representative Benavidez, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1304, which codifies current practice regarding the enforcement of tax liabilities and clarifies that a certificate of sale issued by a government agency or court order serves the same purpose as a certificate of title for the purpose of transferring ownership of a motor vehicle. Representative Benavidez responded to a committee question.

03:55:16 PM  
Mr. Brendon Reese, representing the Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.


04:05:08 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1304 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Kennedy
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Melton Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1316 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


04:05:14 PM  
Representatives Pabon and Exum, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1316, which extends the Skilled Worker, Outreach, Recruitment, and Key Training (WORK) grant program in the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment through FY 2020-21. The sponsors showed a short video, which can be viewed here: https//vimeo.com/262073696/ff63069ffe.
04:19:26 PM  
Mr. Michael Gifford, representing the Association
of General Contractors, testified in support of the bill.  Committee
members received information about the WORK program (Attachment C).
04:22:12 PM  
Mr. Nicholas Colglazier, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill.
04:24:24 PM  
Mr. Michael Smith, representing the Colorado Homebuilding Academy, testified in support of the bill.
04:27:04 PM  
Mr. Jeff Barratt, representing Emily Griffith Technical College, testified in support of the bill.
04:31:14 PM  
Mr. Zach Collins, representing Denver Pipefitters JATC, testified in support of the bill.
04:34:29 PM  
Ms. Krystin Garcia, representing Servicios de La Raza, testified in support of the bill.
04:38:28 PM  
Mr. Barratt and Mr. Collins responded to committee questions.
04:43:18 PM  
Ms Lisa Godbehere, representing the Colorado Apartment Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:45:21 PM  
Ms. Barbara Lindsay, representing Emily Griffith Technical College, testified in support of the bill.
04:48:33 PM  
Mr. Rudy Gonzales, representing Servicios de La Raza, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.
04:54:57 PM  
Mr. Patrick Teegarden, representing the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, responded to committee questions.


05:01:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment D].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Gray
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Melton
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:01:53 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.
05:07:08 PM  
Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.


05:09:06 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1316, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pabon
Seconded Herod
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Melton Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:09:21 PM   Committee Adjourned






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