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H_FIN_2021A 05/24/2021 02:50:58 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 05/24/2021
Attendance
Benavidez *
Boesenecker X
Bradfield X
Gonzales-Gutierrez X
Gray *
Kipp X
Luck X
Rich X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Bird X
Time 02:50:58 PM to 08:05:30 PM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Bird
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1301 Referred to House Appropriations
HB21-1323 Referred to House Appropriations
SB21-260 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB21-1301 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:51:18 PM  
Representatives Holtorf and Esgar presented House Bill 21-1301 to the committee. This bill addresses how medical and retail marijuana cultivation licensees handle adverse weather events that impact outdoor growing, cross pollination between marijuana and industrial hemp, and preparing the state in the event of the federal legalization of marijuana.
02:59:30 PM  
Shawn Honaker, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:03:21 PM  
Samantha Walsh, representing Colorado Hemp Association, testified in a neutral position on the bill.


03:10:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1301 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Boesenecker Yes
Bradfield Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1323 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:11:04 PM  
Benjamin Waters, representing Special Olympics Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:13:54 PM  
Representative Cutter presented House Bill 21-1323 to the committee.


03:17:30 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1323 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Excused
Boesenecker Yes
Bradfield Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-260 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

03:20:19 PM  
Representatives Garnett
and Gray presented Senate Bill 21-260 to the committee.  
This
bill creates new sources of dedicated funding for the state’s transportation
system, creates four new state enterprises, modifies an existing state
enterprise, and expands authority for transportation planning organizations.
Amendments
L.089, L.090, L.091, L.092, and L.095 were distributed (Attachments A-E).
 Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment F.
03:20:37 PM  
Jeff Greene, representing City of Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill.
03:35:59 PM  
Mayor Michael Hancock, representing City & County of Denver, testified in support of the bill.
03:36:12 PM  
Trey Rogers, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:39:22 PM  
Mike Kopp, representing Colorado Concern, testified in support of the bill.
03:45:54 PM  
Mike Johnson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:42 PM  
Shoshana Lew, representing Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), testified in support of the bill.
03:58:05 PM  
Will Toor, representing Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:09 PM  
Director Mark Ferrandino, representing Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR), testified in support of the bill.
04:03:44 PM  
Shaun McGrath, representing Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill.
04:05:39 PM  
Margaret Bowes, representing I-70 Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
05:04:19 PM  
Lauren Masias, representing Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill.
05:06:09 PM  
Mayor Adam Paul, representing Metro Mayors Caucus, testified in support of the bill.
05:07:42 PM  
Jake Swanton, representing Lyft, testified in support of the bill.
05:13:05 PM  
Karen Stuart, representing Colorado Transportation Commission Chair, testified in support of the bill. Noah Garcia, representing Advanced Energy Economy, testified in support of the bill.
05:19:01 PM  
Commissioner Randy Wheelock, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill.
05:24:32 PM  
Shaina Oliver, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:25:56 PM  
Sandra Solin, representing Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance & Fix Co Roads, testified to amend the bill.
05:28:35 PM  
James Martinez, representing Hispanic Contractors of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:32:08 PM  
Greg Fulton, representing Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.
05:35:53 PM  
Commissioner Keith Baker, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
05:42:10 PM  
Kristi Douglas, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:51:14 PM  
Steve Douglas, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:54:37 PM  
Johnny Olson, representing Move Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
05:57:38 PM  
Suzanne Kutsch, representing CAST Transportation & CMCA, testified in support of the bill.
06:01:06 PM  
Laura Curtis, representing DoorDash, testified to amend the bill.
06:06:22 PM  
Commissioner Scott James, representing Weld County, testified to amend the bill.
06:14:34 PM  
Dirk Draper, representing Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC, testified to amend the bill.
06:18:03 PM  
Carl Maxey, representing Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified to amend the bill.
06:30:25 PM  
Gary Arnold, representing Rocky Mountain Pipe Trades Council #5, testified in support of the bill.
06:30:42 PM  
Patrick McConnell, representing Americans for Prosperity Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:31:48 PM  
Heather Sloop, representing Colorado Association of Ski Towns, testified in support of the bill.
06:34:03 PM  
Dr Jan Douglas, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:45:34 PM  
Deven Shaff, representing City and County of Broomfield and CCAT, testified in support of the bill.
06:46:25 PM  
Jacob Smith, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
06:49:13 PM  
Meghan MacKillop, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
06:52:17 PM  
Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in a neutral position on the bill.
06:55:09 PM  
Ean Tafoya, representing GreenLatinos, testified in opposition to the bill.
07:02:38 PM  
Chris Colclasure, representing Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified to amend the bill.
07:02:43 PM  
Tony Milo, representing Colorado Contractors Assoc, testified in support of the bill.
07:22:40 PM  
Ariana Gonzalez, representing NRDC, testified in opposition to the bill.
07:22:52 PM  
Lynn Baca, representing Adams County, testified in support of the bill.
07:24:41 PM  
Shaida Libhart, representing Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Colorado), testified in support of the bill.
07:30:35 PM  
Martha Fiddler, representing
herself, testified on the bill.
07:35:18 PM  
Travis Madsen, representing
Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in support of the bill.
07:36:36 PM  
Paula Stepp, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:43:24 PM  
Commissioner Richard Cimino, representing CAST, testified in support of the bill.
07:47:50 PM  
Representatives Gray explained amendment L.089.


07:48:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.089
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Boesenecker
Bradfield
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:49:00 PM  
Representative Gray explained amendment L.090.


07:49:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.090
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Boesenecker
Bradfield
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:49:20 PM  
Representative Gray explained amendment L.091.


07:50:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.091
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Boesenecker
Bradfield
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:50:14 PM  
Representative Gray explained amendment L.092.


07:50:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.092
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Boesenecker
Bradfield
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:50:51 PM  
Representatives Gray and Garnett explained amendment L.095.


07:52:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.095
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Boesenecker
Bradfield
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:52:29 PM  
Representatives Garnett and Gray wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


08:05:11 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-260, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez Yes
Boesenecker Yes
Bradfield No
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


08:05:30 PM   The committee adjourned.






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