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H_FIN_2024A 03/21/2024 10:09:26 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 03/21/2024
Attendance
deGruy Kennedy *
Frizell X
Garcia *
Hartsook X
Kipp *
Lindstedt X
Marshall X
Soper *
Weinberg X
Joseph *
Snyder X
Time 10:09:26 AM to 12:41:06 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Snyder
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB24-1273 Referred to House Appropriations
HB24-1295 Referred to House Appropriations
HB24-1358 Referred to House Appropriations

HB24-1273 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:10:20 AM  
Representative Parenti, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 24-1273. This bill continues the Veterans Assistance Grant Program in the Department of Military and Veterans affairs, which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2024.
10:12:14 AM  
Mr. Parker White, representing the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, testified in support of the bill.


10:15:21 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1273 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Frizell
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Frizell Yes
Garcia Yes
Hartsook Yes
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Marshall Yes
Soper Excused
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Excused
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1295 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:15:35 AM  
The committee took a brief recess.
10:23:53 AM  
The committee returned to order. Representative Titone, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 24-1295. The bill updates the Community Revitalization Grant Program and creates a new income tax credit for creative industry capital improvement projects in tax years 2026 through 2032. Representative Herod, co-prime sponsor, provided additional opening remarks.
10:30:22 AM  
Mr. Malik Robinson, representing Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, testified in support of the bill.
10:34:29 AM  
Elizabeth Haskell, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
10:35:47 AM  
Ms. Nina Waters, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill.
10:38:59 AM  
Ms. Liz Black, representing 40 West Arts, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
10:46:33 AM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
10:47:07 AM  
Mr. Brandon Stam, representing the Downtown Grand Junction Partnership, testified in support of the bill.
10:48:21 AM  
Josh Blanchard, representing the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, testified in support of the bill.
10:51:43 AM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
10:55:59 AM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments and asked for a favorable recommendation.


11:10:15 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1295 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Joseph
Seconded Garcia
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Frizell No
Garcia Yes
Hartsook Yes
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Marshall Yes
Soper Yes
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1358 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:10:25 AM  
Representatives Herod and Snyder, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 24-1358. The bill continues and makes modifications to the film incentive tax credit.
11:18:09 AM  
Mr. Max Peterson, representing International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States Local #7, testified in support of the bill.
11:21:53 AM  
Mr. Sonny Gonzalez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:25:13 AM  
Mr. John Cullen, representing The Stanley Hotel, testified in support of the bill.
11:27:23 AM  
Mr. Jim Janicek, representing Janicek Media, testified in support of the bill.
11:30:55 AM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.
11:36:33 AM  
Ms. Lucille Lyons, representing Idol Minds LLC dba Deck Nine Games, testified in support of the bill.
11:41:14 AM  
Ms. Sheryl Glubok, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:43:22 AM  
Ms. Devin Edgley, representing the Boulder Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.
11:45:46 AM  
Ms. Lauren Sloan, representing SeriesFest, testified in support of the bill.
11:48:12 AM  
Ms. Julie Jackson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:52:12 AM  
Ms. Deborah Jordy, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:54:23 AM  
Yuri Gorlov, representing the Aurora Economic Development, testified in support of the bill.
11:56:42 AM  
Mr. John Clark, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:59:44 AM  
Sara Blackhurst, representing Action Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
12:03:14 PM  
Ms. Sheila Traister, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:06:16 PM  
Eileen O'Brien, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:09:50 PM  
Mr. Nick Goins, representing Makeshift Entertainment Media Education, testified in support of the bill.
12:11:31 PM  
Mr. Ken Seagren, representing Lighting Services Inc., testified in support of the bill.
12:14:18 PM  
Arielle Brachfeld, representing the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, testified in support of the bill.
12:17:46 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
12:28:03 PM  
Ms. Jenna Rice, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:34:29 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks and asked for a favorable recommendation.


12:40:41 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1358 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Kipp
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Frizell No
Garcia Yes
Hartsook No
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Marshall No
Soper Yes
Weinberg No
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:41:06 PM   The committee adjourned.






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