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S_BLT_2021A 05/10/2021 01:31:14 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 05/10/2021
Attendance
Coleman X
Kolker X
Liston X
Priola X
Woodward X
Danielson X
Rodriguez X
Time 01:31:14 PM to 03:00:12 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Rodriguez
This Report was prepared by Annie Kitch
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1050 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB21-1195 Referred to Senate Finance
HB21-1109 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

Conf 21-Pinnacol Assurance Board Of Directors - Favorably Refer to Full Senate


01:32:17 PM  
Jesus Salazar and
Akasha Absher, appointees to the Pinnacol Assurance Board of Directors,
came to the table and introduced themselves to the committee.  The
apointment letters are Attachments A and B.  Their applications and
resumes are available at the State Archives.  The appointees shared
their professional experience and interest in serving on the board.

01:35:13 PM  
The appointees answered questions from the committee.


01:37:39 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Akasha Absher to the Pinnacol Assurance Board Of Directors to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Priola Yes
Woodward Yes
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 21-Pinnacol Assurance Board Of Directors - Favorably Refer to Full Senate




01:38:32 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Jesus Salazar to the Pinnacol Assurance Board Of Directors to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward No
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1050 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


01:38:48 PM  
Senators Bridges and Cooke, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1050, concerning the Workers' Compensation Act of Colorado.
01:40:29 PM  
Sonja Guenther, representing
the Workers Compensation Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:44:22 PM  
Mack Babcock, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Babcock responded to questions
from the committee.
01:51:33 PM  
Senators Bridges and Cooke gave concluding remarks.


01:53:21 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1050 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward Yes
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1109 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

02:00:21 PM  
Senators Hansen and
Coram, co-prime sponsors, reintroduced House Bill 1109, concerning the
broadband deployment board, for action only.  Testimony on the bill
was heard on April 28.  The sponsors introduced and distributed Amendments
L.010, L.012, L.013, L.014, L.015 (Attachments C-G).  



02:01:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman
Kolker
Liston
Priola
Woodward
Danielson
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:05:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Coleman No
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward Yes
Danielson Excused
Rodriguez Yes
YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:07:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Coleman
Kolker
Liston
Priola
Woodward
Danielson Excused
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:07:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Coleman
Kolker
Liston
Priola
Woodward
Danielson Excused
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:08:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Coleman
Kolker
Liston
Priola
Woodward
Danielson Excused
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:09:18 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1109, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward No
Danielson Excused
Rodriguez Yes
YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1195 - Referred to Senate Finance


02:09:37 PM  
The committee took a brief recess
02:15:01 PM  
The committee reconvened.
02:15:21 PM  
Senators Coram and Ginal, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1195, concerning the regulation of radon professionals. The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:21:23 PM  
Ms. Terry Kerwin,
representing the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Association of
Radon Scientists and Technologists, testified in support of the bill. Mr.
Bryan Coy, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. The
panelists responded to questions from the committee.

02:38:06 PM  
Mrs. Crystal Lytle,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Barbara  Buller,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:20 PM  
Ms. Chrystine Kelley,
representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment,
testified in support of the bill.

02:49:29 PM  
The bill sponsors gave concluding remarks.


02:52:44 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1195 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward No
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1109 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:53:23 PM  
Senator Rodriguez
announced that the committee would reconsider an amendment made to House
Bill 21-1109. Senators Hansen and Coram, co-prime sponsors, distributed
Amendment L.011 (Attachment H).


02:57:02 PM
Motion Reconsider House Bill 21-1109.
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward Yes
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:58:41 PM
Motion Reconsider Amendment L.012.
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward Yes
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:59:14 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.011.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward Yes
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:00:03 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1109, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward No
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:00:12 PM   The committee adjourned.