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S_BLT_2018A 04/16/2018 02:07:08 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 04/16/2018
Attendance
Jahn X
Kerr X
Priola X
Smallwood X
Williams A. X
Neville T. X
Tate X
Time 02:07:08 PM to 05:09:47 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-Uninsured Employer Board Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 18-Electrical Board — State Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 18-Plumbing Board — State Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB18-1308 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB18-1174 Referred to Senate Appropriations
SB18-219 Committee Discussion Only

Conf 18-Uninsured Employer Board - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:07:43 PM  
David Gallivan, Division of Workers' Compensation
Department of Labor and Employment, introduced the appointees to the Uninsured
Employer Board.  The appointment letter may be found in Attachment
A.  Their applications and resumes are available at the State Archives.
02:09:16 PM  
Roger Hays, appointee for the Uninsured
Employer Board, came to the table.  Mr. Hays discussed his current
work and his interest in serving on the board.
02:10:11 PM  
Elsa Martinez Tenreiro, appointee to the
Uninsured Employer Board, came to the table.  She discussed her interest
in serving on the board and her experience relating to workers' compensation.
02:11:17 PM  
Amy Newton, appointee to the Uninsured
Employer Board, came to the table.  She discussed her work experience
and her interest in applying that experience to the board.


02:14:03 PM
Motion Refer the appointments of Roger Hays, Elsa Tenreiro, Amy Newton to the Uninsured Employer Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that they 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



Conf 18-Plumbing Board — State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:17:07 PM  
Mark Browne, Department of Regulatory Agencies,
introduced the appointee to the State Plumbing Board.  The appointment
letter may be found in Attachment C.  The resume and application are
available at the State Archives.
02:18:04 PM  
Catherine Dunihoo, appointee to the State
Plumbing Board, discussed her interest in serving on the board and her
relevant work experience.


02:18:53 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Catherine Dunihoo to the State Plumbing Board 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



Conf 18-Electrical Board — State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:14:57 PM  
Mark Browne, Department of Regulatory Agencies,
introduced the appointee for the State Electrical Board.  The appointment
letter may be found in Attachment B.  The resume and cover letter
are available at the state archives.
02:15:53 PM  
Scott Pandy, appointee to the State Electrical
Board, discussed his work on the board and his interest in continuing to
serve.


02:17:00 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Scott Pandy to the State Electrical Board 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



HB18-1308 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:19:14 PM  
Senators Hill and Kagan introduced House
Bill 18-1308, concerning workers' compensation for out-of-state workers
in Colorado.  The bill establishes an exemption from the state's Workers'
Compensation Act for out-of-state employers who have employees working
in Colorado temporarily.  Senator Hill distributed a handout to the
committee (Attachment D).  The sponsors responded to questions from
the committee.
02:26:12 PM  
Troy Hill, Hill Petroleum, Colorado Petroleum Association, and Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketing Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:28:04 PM  
Jeff Kahns, Colorado Wyoming Petroleum
Marketing Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:29:12 PM  
Scott Meiklejohn, Workers' Compensation
Education Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.  He responded
to questions from the committee.
02:29:56 PM  
Mr. Hill responded to questions from the committee.
02:34:21 PM  
Paul Tauriello, Colorado Department of
Labor and Employment, discussed the department's plans for the implementation
of the requirements of the bill.  He responded to questions from the
committee.
02:36:34 PM  
Senator Hill made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:44:46 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1308 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



HB18-1174 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:44:57 PM  
Senator Priola introduced House BIll 18-1174
to continue the Board of Mortgage Loan Originators.
02:46:47 PM  
Eric Turner, Division of Real Estate, made himself available for questions.
02:47:11 PM  
Cary Whitaker, Colorado Mortgage Lenders
Association, spoke in favor of the bill.  
02:48:46 PM  
Bryan Jameson, Department of Regulatory
Agencies, responded to questions from the committee.
02:50:07 PM  
Mr. Turner responded to questions from the committee.
02:50:24 PM  
Mr. Jameson responded to questions from the committee.
02:51:42 PM  
Mr. Whitaker responded to questions from the committee.
02:53:56 PM  
Jayne Bail, Colorado Association of Mortgage
Professionals, spoke in favor of the bill.


02:57:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1174 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Priola
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



SB18-219 - Committee Discussion Only


02:57:09 PM  
Senator Tate introduced Senate Bill 18-219,
concerning motor vehicle dealer and manufacturer service rates.  The
bill requires motor vehicle manufacturers to compensate each of its motor
vehicle dealers for work on warranty obligations in accordance with standards
established in the bill.  Senator Tate discussed proposed Amendment
L.018 (Attachment E).
03:10:22 PM  
Tim Jackson, Colorado Auto Dealers Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
03:21:45 PM  
Michael Dommermuth, Colorado Auto Dealers
Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
03:24:37 PM  
Mr. Jackson responded to questions from the committee.
03:25:32 PM  
David Leibowitz, Prestige Imports, Mile
High Automotive, and Mercedes Benz of Littleton, spoke in favor of the
bill.
03:45:13 PM  
Michael Dunlap, Schomp Automotive, spoke in favor of the bill.
03:46:06 PM  
Senator Tate made comments on the preceding testimony.
03:51:14 PM  
Jerry Aboud, Powersports Dealer Association
of Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.
03:58:13 PM  
Randall Biles, Recreation Vehicle Industry
Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
03:59:14 PM  
Jason Leininger, Audi of Denver, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:02:19 PM  
Eric Beutz, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:07:35 PM  
Mr. Leininger responded to questions from the committee.
04:11:38 PM  
Ross Good, Fiat Chrysler Automotive LLC
US, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:20:07 PM  
David Bright , Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:21:42 PM  
Jeff Perry, General Motors, spoke in opposition
to the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.
04:36:12 PM  
Mr. Bright responded to questions from the committee.
04:36:23 PM  
Mr. Good responded to questions from the committee.
04:38:57 PM  
Mr. Perry responded to questions from the committee.
04:41:26 PM  
Scott Spendlove, Global Automakers, spoke in opposition to the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment F).
04:46:44 PM  
Mike Feely, Colorado Auto Dealers Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:47:57 PM  
John Medved, Medved Autoplex, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:59:35 PM  
Senator Tate made closing comments on the
discussion prior to asking the chair to lay the bill over for action at
a later date.

05:09:09 PM  
Senator Neville laid the bill over.


05:09:47 PM   Committee Adjourned






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