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h_tra_2016a_2016-02-18t10:48:44z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/18/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1186



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1186 to the Committee on Appro PASS







10:49 AM -- HB 16-1186



Representative Tyler, sponsor, introduced House Bill 16-1186. Under current law, three percent of public utilities fees collected by the Department of Revenue on behalf of the Public Utilities Commission in the Department of Regulatory Agencies must be credited to the General Fund. The bill requires that up to $150,000 of the fees be diverted to the Fixed Utility Fund with any remainder credited to the General Fund. This diversion will occur in FY 2016-17, and any fiscal year thereafter in which a grant match is required for the receipt of federal money under the federal Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act for rail fixed guideway system safety oversight responsibilities.



10:51 AM --
Pamela Fischhaber, Colorado Public Utilities Commission, testified in support of the bill.



10:54 AM



Representative Tyler responded to questions from the committee and made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1186
TIME: 10:54:49 AM
MOVED: Tyler
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1186 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 10-1.
SECONDED: Melton
VOTE
Becker J.
Yes
Buck
Yes
Carver
Yes
Coram
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Excused
Melton
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Neville P.
No
Nordberg
Excused
Winter
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 1 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS









10:56 AM



The committee adjourned.






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