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h_sa_2016a_2016-05-09t14:34:12z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/09/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-184



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B) to Senate Bil

Postpone Senate Bill 16-184 indefinitely. The mot

Refer Senate Bill 16-184 to the Committee of the W
FAIL

PASS

FAIL







03:13 PM -- SB16-184



Representative Willett, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-184 to the committee. Beginning on January 1, 2017, this bill eliminates the minimum amount of post-judgment interest. It also requires that interest on damages for personal injuries caused by tort be the same rate as post-judgment interest. It changes the date by which the Secretary of State is to establish the annual rate of post-judgment interest from December 31 to January 2 of each year.



Committee members discussed the bill with Representative Willett.



03:21 PM --
Jeff Ruebel, representing the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association and the Colorado Civil Justice League, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee member questions.



03:25 PM --
Ross Pulkrabek, representing the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, testified against the bill and respond to committee member questions.



03:31 PM --
Kelly Campbell, representing the Property and Casualty Insurers Association, testified in support of the bill.



03:34 PM --
Thomas Neville, representing the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.





03:40 PM



Representative Tyler offered amendment L.002 (Attachment B) and discussed the amendment.



16HouseState0509AttachB.pdf16HouseState0509AttachB.pdf



03:41 PM



The committee recessed.





03:43 PM



The committee reconvened.

BILL: SB16-184
TIME: 03:43:14 PM
MOVED: Tyler
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B) to Senate Bill 16-184. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Primavera
VOTE
Foote
No
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
No
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





03:43 PM



Representative Willet wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

BILL: SB16-184
TIME: 03:46:09 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-184 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Foote
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
No
Tyler
No
Wist
Yes
Lontine
No
Ryden
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: SB16-184
TIME: 03:46:30 PM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-184 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
No
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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