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H_FIN_2018A 04/09/2018 01:36:58 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/09/2018
Attendance
Beckman X
Benavidez X
Covarrubias X
Gray X
Herod X
Kennedy X
Lawrence *
Michaelson Jenet *
Sandridge X
Thurlow X
Van Winkle X
Foote *
Pabon X
Time 01:36:58 PM to 03:35:02 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Pabon
This Report was prepared by Kori Donaldson
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1315 Referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1201 Postponed Indefinitely

HB18-1315 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:37:15 PM  
Representatives McLachlan and J. Becker, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1315, which expands the sales and use tax exemption for manufactured homes. Representative Becker responded to committee questions.
01:44:34 PM  
Ms. Meredith Moon, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to a question about the bill's prepared fiscal note.
01:46:14 PM  
Mr. Kris Grant, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
01:51:26 PM  
Ms. Liz Peets, representing the Colorado Realtors Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:52:20 PM  
Ms. Tawny Peyton, representing the Colorado Home Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:53:31 PM  

Mr. Joe Rowan, representing the Mile High Community Loan Fund, testified in support of the bill.

01:55:46 PM  
Mr. Grant and Mr. Rowan responded to committee questions.
01:58:12 PM  
Ms. Tanya Petty, representing the Colorado Coalition of Manufactured Homeowners, testified in support of the bill.
01:59:48 PM  

Ms. Cesiah Guadallama Trejo, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:15 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.


02:06:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1315 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1201 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:06:46 PM  
Representative Thurlow, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1201, which refers a measure to voters that would exempt severance taxes from the state's constitutional revenue and spending limit starting in FY 2019-20. If approved by voters, severance taxes would be exempt from the state revenue limit as long as severance tax credits or exemptions are not reduced and the severance tax distribution to local governments is not decreased. Committee members received a fact sheet about the bill, prepared by the Colorado Municipal Leagure [Attachment A].
02:15:40 PM  
Representative Thurlow responded to questions from the committee. Mr. Ed DeCecco, Office of Legislative Legal Services, and Mr. Larson Silbaugh, Legislative Council Staff, also responded to committee questions.
02:26:53 PM  
Representative Thurlow distributed and explained amendment L.002 [Attachment B]. He also responded to committee questions.
02:31:02 PM  
Mr. Kevin Bommer, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.
02:39:53 PM  
Mr. Bommer continued to respond to committee questions.
03:05:55 PM  
Mr. Thomas Muldoon, representing himself as a student from the University of Colorado at Boulder, testified in support of the bill.
03:09:20 PM  
Ms. Dianna Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:00 PM  
Mr. Zane Kessler, representing Colorado River Water Conservation District, testified in support of the bill.
03:15:45 PM  

Mr. Chris Stiffler, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.



03:23:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment B].
Moved Thurlow
Seconded Van Winkle
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
Covarrubias Yes
Gray No
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet No
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote No
Pabon No
YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:23:45 PM  

Representative Thurlow made closing remarks on the bill.  Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.  Mr. DeCecco returned to the table to answer a question about amendment L.002.



03:34:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1201, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Thurlow
Seconded Van Winkle
Beckman No
Benavidez No
Covarrubias No
Gray No
Herod No
Kennedy No
Lawrence No
Michaelson Jenet No
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle No
Foote No
Pabon No
YES: 1   NO: 12   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:34:51 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1201 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Van Winkle
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow No
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:35:02 PM   Committee Adjourned






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