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S_BLT_2018A 03/21/2018 02:08:13 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 03/21/2018
Attendance
Jahn X
Kerr X
Priola *
Smallwood X
Williams A. X
Neville T. X
Tate X
Time 02:08:13 PM to 03:16:49 PM
Place SCR 354
This Meeting was called to order by Tate
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 18-State Historical Society — Board Of Directors Of The Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 18-Assessment Appeals — Board Of Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB18-1227 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB18-1237 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB18-178 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Conf 18-State Historical Society — Board Of Directors Of The - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:08:26 PM  
Steve Turner, Executive Director, History
Colorado, discussed the recent activities of History Colorado and introduced
Rick Pederson. Mr. Pederson's appointment letter is Attachment A. His application
and resume are available at the State Archives.
02:11:13 PM  
Rick Pederson, appointee to the Board of Directors of the State Historical Society, discussed his previous work on the board and his interest in continuing to serve on the board. He responded to comments from the committee.


02:15:23 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Rick Pederson to the Conf 18-State Historical Society — Board Of Directors Of The to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
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



Conf 18-Assessment Appeals — Board Of - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:16:27 PM  
Mike Beery, Board of Assessment Appeals, introduced the reappointees for the Board. The appointment letter is Attachment B. Their applications and resumes are available at the State Archives.
02:17:20 PM  
Sondra Mercier, Debra Baumbach, Gregg Near,
Louesa Maricle, and MaryKay Kelley discussed their work on the board and
their experience related to the board's activities.


02:19:59 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of A. Louesa Maricle, Sondra Mercier, Gregg Near, MaryKay Kelley, Debra Baumbach to the Conf 18-Assessment Appeals — Board Of to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
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



HB18-1227 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:20:39 PM  
Senator Cooke introduced House Bill 18-1227,
concerning real estate license periods.  The bill allows the Real
Estate Commission further flexibility in determining license periods.  He
distributed Amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
02:24:40 PM  
Eric Turner, Division of Real Estate, spoke in support of the bill.
02:26:16 PM  
Scott Peterson, Colorado Association of
Realtors, spoke about the proposed amendment.  He responded to questions
from the committee.
02:26:41 PM  
Mr. Turner responded to questions from the committee.
02:28:49 PM  
Mr. Peterson continued to respond to questions
from the committee.


02:32:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:33:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1227, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
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



HB18-1237 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:33:47 PM  
Senator Neville introduced House Bill 18-1237,
concerning the continuation of the cost-benefit analysis for rules.  The
bill continues the provision of the Administrative Procedures Act allowing
any person to request a cost-benefit analysis of proposed state agency
rules.  The provision is currently scheduled to repeal on September
1, 2018.  The bill continues the program indefinitely.
02:35:18 PM  
Tony Gagliardi, National Federation of
Independent Businesses, spoke in support of the bill.
02:38:03 PM  
Senator Neville distributed and discussed
Amendment L.001 (Attachment D).


02:43:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:45:37 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1237, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
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



SB18-178 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:45:44 PM  
Senator Smallwood introduced Senate Bill
18-178, concerning insurance coverage for independent commercial vehicles.
 The bill allows commercial truckers to carry private occupational
accident insurance instead of workers' compensation insurance.  Senator
Smallwood provided a handout and Amendment L.001 to the committee (Attachment
E and F).
02:49:33 PM  
Greg Fulton, Colorado Motor Carriers Association
(CMCA), spoke in support of the bill.  He responded to questions from
the committee.
02:52:15 PM  
Jenyce Houg, CMCA, spoke in support of the bill.
02:54:35 PM  
Rick Ash, CMCA, spoke in support of the bill.
02:59:07 PM  
Dan Coleman, DG Coleman Company, spoke in support of the bill.
03:03:18 PM  
Rob Ronzio, Flood & Peterson carriers, spoke in support of the bill.
03:07:36 PM  
Mr. Fulton responded to questions from the committee.
03:10:03 PM  
Mr. Ash responded to questions from the committee.
03:12:22 PM  
Mr. Fulton continued to respond to questions.


03:15:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:16:33 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-178, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
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


03:16:49 PM   Committee Adjourned






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