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S_BLT_2019A 04/24/2019 05:55:53 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 04/24/2019
Attendance
Priola X
Story X
Tate X
Danielson X
Williams A. X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 05:55:53 PM to 06:45:52 PM
Place SCR 354
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Williams A.
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 19-Plumbing Board — State Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB19-1298 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB19-249 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

Conf 19-Plumbing Board — State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


05:56:55 PM  
Nathan Batchelder, Division of Professions
and Occupations, introduced the appointee to the State Plumbing Board.
05:57:48 PM  
John Craco, appointee to the State Plumbing
Board, came to the table.  The appointment letter is Attachment A.
 His application and resume are available at the State Archives.  Mr.
Craco described his experience serving on the board and expressed his interest
in continuing to serve.  He responded to comments from the committee.


06:03:42 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of John Craco 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 Danielson
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1298 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


06:04:24 PM  
Senator Priola introduced House Bill 19-1298, concerning parking electric vehicles. The bill creates a class B traffic offense for a motor vehicle which is parked in a charging station parking space and is not charging. He responded to questions from the committee.
06:05:59 PM  
Jery Payne, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.
06:08:55 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
06:09:57 PM  
Kamala Vanderkolk, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
06:13:58 PM  
Stan Sunderwirth, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
06:16:46 PM  
Sean Mitchell, Denver Tesla Club, spoke
in favor of the bill.  He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment
B).
06:18:58 PM  
Matthew Groves, Colorado Automobile Dealers Association, spoke neutrally about the bill.


06:27:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1298 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate No
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-249 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


06:29:16 PM  
Senators Gonzales and Scott introdcued
Senate Bill 19-249.  The bill creates a new motor vehicle business
disposal license and sets provisions for license denial, suspension, and
revocation.
06:32:37 PM  
Senator Gonzales distributed Amendments L.001, L.004, L.005, and L.006 (Attachments C through F) and discussed the purpose of the amendments.
06:33:36 PM  
Ed Noonan, United Rentals, spoke in favor of the bill.
06:38:07 PM  
Todd O'Connell, Colorado Independent Auto Dealers Association, spoke neutrally about the bill.


06:43:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:43:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:43:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:44:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:44:44 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-249, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:45:52 PM   The committee adjourned.