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h_tra_2016a_2016-02-11t10:20:00z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/11/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1172



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1172 to the Committee on Appro PASS





10:20 AM



Representative Tyler, chair, called the committee to order.



10:21 AM -- HB 16-1172



Representatives Primavera and Saine, co-prime sponsors, came to the table to present House Bill 16-1172. The bill, recommended by the Legislative Audit Committee, requires the Transportation Commission to reestablish the standing Efficiency and Accountability Committee under the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). It expands committee membership to include four state legislators and representatives of counties, municipalities, nonpartisan good governance organizations, and others as determined by the commission. The bill clarifies committee responsibilities, which are generally aimed at ensuring that CDOT and the commission meet all federal and state requirements. The committee repeals July 1, 2019, pending a sunset review.



10:27 AM



Representatives Saine and Primavera responded to questions from the committee.



10:33 AM --
Deb "Tiger" Chandler, representing the Confederation of Clubs, the U.S. Defenders, and the Coalition of Independent Riders, testified in support of the bill.

10:37 AM --
Andy Karsian, representing CDOT, spoke neutrally on the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



10:46 AM



Michelle Colin, Office of the State Auditor, came to the table for questions from the committee. Representative Primavera discussed why the Legislative Audit Committee had recommended the bill.



10:50 AM



The bills sponsors made their closing comments.

BILL: HB16-1172
TIME: 10:52:24 AM
MOVED: Buck
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1172 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Nordberg
VOTE
Becker J.
Yes
Buck
Yes
Carver
Yes
Coram
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Melton
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Winter
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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