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H_FIN_2018A 04/25/2018 12:52:41 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/25/2018
Attendance
Beckman X
Benavidez X
Covarrubias X
Gray X
Herod X
Kennedy *
Lawrence X
Michaelson Jenet X
Sandridge X
Thurlow X
Van Winkle X
Foote X
Pabon *
Time 12:52:41 PM to 01:44:22 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Pabon
This Report was prepared by Kori Donaldson
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1255 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1388 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1363 Referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1359 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB18-1255 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


12:52:56 PM  

Representatives Duran and Carver, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1255, which creates the childhood cancer awareness special license plate.  Committee members received a packet of information about the bill.

12:58:10 PM  

Mr. Gabe Santistevan, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

12:59:44 PM  

Ms. Kandace Santistevan, reprsenting herself, testified in support of the bill.

01:02:39 PM  

Dr. Jean Mulcahy Levy, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

01:04:59 PM  
Mr. Santisteven responded to questions from the committee.
01:06:04 PM  

Ms. Meg Periman, representing the Morgan Adams Foundation, testified in support of the bill.

01:08:51 PM  

Ms. Melanie Gruenwald, representing her son, Coby, testified in support of the bill.

01:10:24 PM  

Mr. James Seneca, representing Cops Fighting Cancer, testified in support of the bill.

01:12:41 PM  
Members of the committee commented on the witness testimony.
01:13:16 PM  

Mr. David Kling, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

01:14:51 PM  

Ms. Deanna Scroksgins, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

01:17:33 PM  

Ms. Ashley Andrews, representing her son, AJ, testified in support of the bill.



01:21:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment B].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Gray
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:21:57 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill. Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.


01:26:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1255, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Pabon
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
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: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1388 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole




01:28:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1388 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gray
Seconded Van Winkle
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Excused
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1363 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:29:21 PM  
Representative Singer, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1363, which codifies legislative recommendations from the Child Support Commission, and responded to committee questions. Mr. Sobetski, Legislative Council Staff, also responded to committee questions.


01:34:17 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1363 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



HB18-1359 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:34:24 PM  
Representatives Pabon and Benavidez, co-prime sponsors, returned to discuss House Bill 18-1359. The bill was laid over for action only on April 11. The bill broadens the state income tax deduction for charitable contributions to allow the first $500 contributed to a charity to be deducted for state income tax purposes. The bill sponsors distributed and explained amendment L.001 [Attachment C].


01:40:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment C].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Beckman
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:41:40 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.


01:43:57 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1359, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pabon
Seconded Benavidez
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray No
Herod Yes
Kennedy No
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:44:22 PM   Committee Adjourned






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