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S_BLT_2017A 04/10/2017 02:05:46 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY

Date: 04/10/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 02:05 PM to 02:42 PM
Jahn
X
Kerr
X
Place: SCR 354
Priola
*
Smallwood
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Williams A.
X
Senator Tate
Neville T.
X
Tate
X
This Report was prepared by
Luisa Altmann
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Conf 17-Special Funds Board For Workers' Compensation Self Insurers

Conf 17-Securities Board

HB17-1272

HB17-1200

SB17-206

SB17-131
Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to Senate Appropriations

Postponed Indefinitely

Postponed Indefinitely





02:06 PM -- Confirmation of Special Funds Board For Workers' Compensation Self Insurers



Mr. Terry Lee, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, introduced Mr. Gary Swenson, appointee to the Special Funds Board for Worker's Compensation Self Insurers. The appointment letter may be found in Attachment A. Mr. Swenson's application and resume are available at the State Archives.



170410 AttachA.pdf170410 AttachA.pdf





Mr. Swenson introduced himself, and described his background in the area of workers' compensation and discussed his reasons for wanting to serve on the board. Mr. Swneson responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: Conf 17-Special Funds Board For Workers' Compensation Self Insurers
TIME: 02:11:25 PM
MOVED: Neville T.
MOTION: Refer the appointment of Mr. Gary Swenson to the Special Funds Board For Workers' Compensation Self Insurers to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
Excused
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:12 PM -- Confirmation of Securities Board



Mr. Jerry Rome, Securities Commissioner, introduced Mr. Curtis Winar, appointee to the Securities Board, and spoke about the Securities Board. The appointment letter may be found in Attachment B. Mr. Winar's application and resume are available at the State Archives.



170410 AttachB.pdf170410 AttachB.pdf





Mr. Winar introduced himself, and described his background and discussed his reasons for wanting to serve on the board. Committee members made comments to the appointee.

BILL: Conf 17-Securities Board
TIME: 02:16:03 PM
MOVED: Neville T.
MOTION: Refer the appointment of Mr. Curtis Winar to the Securities Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
Excused
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:17 PM -- HB 17-1272



Senator Moreno introduced House Bill 17-1272. The bill, recommended by the Statutory Revision Committee, repeals the annual report prepared by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) on the Hospitality Career Secondary Education Grant Program as of December 16, 2019, and continues indefinitely CDLE's annual report on the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund balance.

BILL: HB17-1272
TIME: 02:19:50 PM
MOVED: Neville T.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1272 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
Excused
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







02:21 PM -- HB 17-1200



Senator Kefalas and Senator Tate introduced House Bill 17-1200. The bill makes changes to state law related to public benefit corporations.



02:28 PM --
Harrick Lidstone, Colorado Bar Association and the South Metro Denver of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.



02:30 PM --
Seth Henry, Blue Dot Advocates, testified in support of the bill.



02:33 PM --
Henry Mouton, Motherlove Herbal Co., testified in support of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1200
TIME: 02:37:21 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1200 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:38 PM -- SB 17-206



Senator Tate explained Senate Bill 17-206, and asked for the bill to be postponed indefinitely at the bill sponsor's request.

BILL: SB17-206
TIME: 02:40:03 PM
MOVED: Priola
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 17-206 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:40 PM -- SB 17-131



Senator Tate asked that Senate Bill 17-131 be postponed indefinitely at the bill sponsor's request.

BILL: SB17-131
TIME: 02:41:24 PM
MOVED: Priola
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 17-131 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:42 PM



The committee adjourned.




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