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H_LG_2018A 04/18/2018 01:33:39 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 04/18/2018
Attendance
Coleman X
Gray *
Liston *
McKean *
Pabon *
Ransom X
Reyher X
Rosenthal X
Thurlow X
Valdez X
Wilson X
Exum X
Singer X
Time 01:33:39 PM to 03:46:16 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Singer
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1368 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB18-1368 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:33:55 PM  
Representatives Danielson and Melton
presented House Bill 18-1368 to the committee.  Current state law
prevents local governments from enacting minimum wage laws separate from
those of the state.  This bill repeals that provision and allows units
of local government to establish minimum wages for individuals performing
work while physically present within their jurisdictions through their
governing body, an initiative, or referendum.
 
01:34:46 PM  
Eva Henry, representing Adams County, testified in support of the bill.
01:43:35 PM  
Rich Jones, representing the Bell Policy
Center, testified in support of the bill and presented a handout [Attachment
A].
01:46:04 PM  
Jesus Loayza, representing the Colorado Center on Law & Policy, testified in support of the bill and presented a handout [Attachment B].
02:09:49 PM  
Yelana Love, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee members' questions.
02:13:35 PM  

Corletta Hithon, representing Service Employees International Union, testified in support of the bill.

02:16:29 PM  
Martha Lugo, representing Colorado People's
Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:44 PM  
Sarah Marcogliese, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:22:18 PM  
Robel Werku, representing Colorado People's Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
02:32:53 PM  
Netsanet Israel, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:35:13 PM  
Michelle Webster, representing the National Employment Law Project, testified in support of the bill and presented a handout [Attachment C].
02:38:43 PM  
Debra Brown, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:03:43 PM  
Tony Gagliardi, representing the National Federation of Independent Business, testified against the bill.
03:08:03 PM  
Patrick Boyle, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified against the bill.
03:08:36 PM  
Garin Vorthmann, representing the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, testified against the bill.


03:26:51 PM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to page 3, line 25, after the word "wage" adding the words "of $100 an hour". Representative Singer determined that the amendment did not fit under the bill title.
Moved Liston
Seconded Ransom
Coleman
Gray
Liston
McKean
Pabon Excused
Ransom
Reyher
Rosenthal
Thurlow
Valdez
Wilson
Exum
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Withdrawn
03:27:28 PM  
Representatives Melton and Danielson wrapped up their presentation to the committee.
03:35:49 PM  
Representative Melton distributed a handout [Attachment D].


03:45:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1368 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gray
Seconded Exum
Coleman Yes
Gray Yes
Liston No
McKean No
Pabon Yes
Ransom No
Reyher No
Rosenthal Yes
Thurlow No
Valdez Yes
Wilson No
Exum Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:46:16 PM   Committee Adjourned






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