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S_BLT_2018A 04/25/2018 02:04:43 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 04/25/2018
Attendance
Jahn *
Kerr X
Priola *
Smallwood X
Williams A. X
Neville T. X
Tate X
Time 02:04:43 PM to 02:39:55 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
HB18-1135 Referred to Senate Appropriations

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


02:04:51 PM  

Kelly Williams, History Colorado, introduced the appointee for the State Historical Society Board of Directors.  The appointment letter may be found in Attachment A.  The application and resume are available at the State Archives.

02:05:59 PM  

Chris Tetzeli, appointee to the Board of Directors of the State Historical Society, discussed his background and his experiences working with the Board.  He responded to questions from the committee.



02:08:48 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Christopher Tetzeli to the Board of Directors of the State Historical Society 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 Excused
Kerr Excused
Priola Excused
Smallwood Yes
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. Yes
Tate Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1135 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:08:55 PM  

Senator Tate introduced House Bill 18-1135, concerning the Advanced Industry Export Acceleration Program. The bill extends the program by six years.

02:11:12 PM  
Michelle Hadwiger, Office of Economic Development
and International Trade (OEDIT), spoke in favor of the bill.

02:16:09 PM  

Jennifer Jones, Colorado Bioscience Association, spoke in favor of the bill.  She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).

02:17:10 PM  
Ms. Hadwiger responded to questions from the committee.
02:20:14 PM  
Laura Brindle, OEDIT, responded to questions
from the committee.
02:24:02 PM  
Matt Wendel, Colorado Technology Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:25:17 PM  

Jeff Popiel, Geotech Environmental Equipment, spoke in favor of the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

02:27:06 PM  
Mr. Wendel responded to questions from the committee.
02:32:00 PM  
Ms. Brindle responded to questions from
the committee.
02:33:27 PM  
Senator Tate made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:39:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1135 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Priola Yes
Smallwood Yes
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. No
Tate Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:39:55 PM   Committee Adjourned






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