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H_SA_2019A 04/09/2019 01:34:37 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 04/09/2019
Attendance
Duran X
Humphrey X
Lontine X
Melton X
Rich X
Sirota X
Williams D. X
Jaquez Lewis X
Kennedy X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 01:34:37 PM to 02:59:53 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-194 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB19-1273 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

SB19-194 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:34:50 PM  

Representative Froelich and Representative Van Winkle, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-194. The bill adds Colorado State University - Global Campus (CSU Global) to the list of designated institutions of higher education that may participate in the Colorado National Guard tuition assistance program. Representative Van Winkle answered committee member questions.

01:38:36 PM  

Karen Ferguson, CSU Global, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.

01:41:19 PM  

Representative Van Winkle read a letter in support of the bill from Sergeant Kurtis Pecot.

01:43:03 PM  

Representative Van Winkle made concluding remarks about the bill.



01:44:14 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-194 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1273 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:44:18 PM  

Representative Esgar, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1273. The bill creates the Colorado Partnership for Quality Jobs and Services Act, which requires the state to establish partnership agreements with certified employee organizations. The bill codifies Executive Order D 028 07, which was signed into law by Governor Bill Ritter on November 2, 2007, with various modifications. Representative Esgar answered questions from the committee.

01:53:56 PM  

Skip Miller, Colorado Workers for Innovative and New Solutions (WINS), testified in support of the bill.

01:57:53 PM  

Otto Moore, Colorado WINS, testified in support of the bill.

02:00:53 PM  

Rana Gonzales, Colorado WINS, testified in support of the bill.

02:02:59 PM  

Hilary Glasgow, Colorado WINS, testified in support of the bill.

02:07:07 PM  

Rich Jones, The Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

02:10:30 PM  

Richard Rosenblatt, Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.

02:14:01 PM  

Ms. Glasgow answered questions from the committee.

02:15:10 PM  

Cayenna Johnson, Colorado WINS, testified in support of the bill.

02:19:24 PM  

Eric Olsen, Colorado WINS, testified in support of the bill.

02:23:05 PM  

Kristi Griffith, Colorado WINS, testified in support of the bill.

02:26:53 PM  

Ms. Johnson and Ms. Griffith answered questions from the committee.

02:30:10 PM  

Joey Gutierrez, International Association of Fire Fighters Local 3, testified in support of the bill.

02:34:41 PM  

Josette Jaramillo, Colorado AFL-CIO and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, testified in support of the bill.

02:38:47 PM  

Dennis Dougherty, Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.

02:40:51 PM  

Miller Hudson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:46:17 PM  

Charles Perko, United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied-Industrial, and Service Workers International Union Local 3267, testified in support of the bill.

02:50:42 PM  

Representative Esgar explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



02:51:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Melton
Seconded Duran
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:51:02 PM  

Representative Esgar explained amendment L.002 (Attachment C).



02:51:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Melton
Seconded Duran
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:51:21 PM  
Representative Esgar made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


02:59:21 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1273, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Melton
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:59:53 PM   The committee adjourned.