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H_FIN_2018A 05/04/2018 12:00:47 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 05/04/2018
Attendance
Beckman X
Bridges X
Covarrubias X
Gray *
Kennedy *
Lawrence *
Michaelson Jenet X
Rosenthal *
Sandridge X
Thurlow X
Van Winkle X
Foote X
Pabon X
Time 12:00:47 PM to 02:04:46 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Pabon
This Report was prepared by Kori Donaldson
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1424 Referred to House Appropriations
SB18-001 Referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1428 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1440 Referred to House Appropriations

HB18-1424 - Referred to House Appropriations


12:00:58 PM  
Representative Salazar, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1424, which creates the Chicana/o special license plate. He also responded to committee questions.


12:11:19 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1424 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bridges
Seconded Gray
Beckman Yes
Bridges Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Excused
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Rosenthal Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Excused
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-001 - Referred to House Appropriations


12:13:00 PM  
Representatives Gray and Bridges began
a presentation of Senate Bill 18-001.  Representative Buck, co-prime
sponsor, continued to present SB 18-001.  The reengrossed bill transfers
General Fund for transportation purposes in FY 2018-19 and FY 2019-20.
 It also makes a number of provisions for additional transportation
funding.  The committee recessed.
12:19:35 PM  
The committee returned to order. Representatives Buck and Winter continued their presentation of the bill and responded to committee questions.
12:33:11 PM  
Committee discussion about the bill continued.
12:40:12 PM  
Mr. Greg Sobetski, Legislative Council Staff, discussed a flow chart on page three of the most recent version of the fiscal note, dated May 4. Mr. Sobetski responded to committee questions.
12:52:07 PM  
Mr. Sobetski and the bill sponsors continued to respond to committee questions.
12:54:28 PM  
Mr. Brian Tanner, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified from a neutral position on the bill.
12:57:20 PM  
Mr. Andy Karsian, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, testified from a neutral position on the bill.
12:57:59 PM  
Mr. Eric Richardson, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, testified from a neutral position on the bill.
01:00:04 PM  
Mr. Karsian and Mr. Richardson responded to committee questions.
01:10:07 PM  

Ms. Sandra Solin, representing the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

01:15:26 PM  
Committee discussion about potential amendments to the bill commenced.
01:17:10 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.
01:17:32 PM  
Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill. The bill sponsors responded to committee comments.


01:29:00 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-001 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Rosenthal
Beckman Yes
Bridges Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Rosenthal Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1428 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:29:20 PM  
Representative K. Becker, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1428, which authorizes local governments to enter into an energy and innovation collaboration agreement with an investor-owned utility and extends a related property tax exemption. Committee members received a copy of amendment L.006 [Attachment A].
01:32:53 PM  
Representative Becker responded to committee questions.


01:37:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 [Attachment A].
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Bridges
Beckman
Bridges
Covarrubias
Gray
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Rosenthal
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:38:08 PM  
Representative Becker made some closing remarks on the bill.


01:41:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1428, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Rosenthal
Beckman No
Bridges Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Rosenthal Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1440 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:41:34 PM  
Representative Valdez, House Bill 18-1440, which changes the regulation of preneed funeral contract sellers. He also responded to committee questions.
01:44:41 PM  
Mr. Bill Clayton, representing the Colorado Funeral Directors Association, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.
01:56:45 PM  
Mr. Matt Mortier, representing the Division of Insurance, also responded to committee questions.
02:02:37 PM  
Representative Valdez made closing comments on the bill.


02:03:59 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1440 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Gray
Beckman No
Bridges Yes
Covarrubias No
Gray Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Rosenthal Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:04:46 PM   Committee Adjourned






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