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S_BLT_2022A 04/13/2022 01:32:09 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 04/13/2022
Attendance
Kolker X
Liston X
Woodward *
Coleman X
Rodriguez X
Time 01:32:09 PM to 03:10:34 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Rodriguez
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB22-191 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
SB22-035 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB22-191 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


01:33:15 PM  
Senators Bridges
and Priola introduced Senate Bill 22-191, concerning procurement of information
technology resources.  
The
bill updates information technology procurement processes and makes additional
resources available for information technology capital assets
.
 The sponsors distributed Amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments
A and B).
01:33:51 PM  
Deputy Executive
Director Julia Richman, representing the Governor's Office of Information
Technology, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
01:34:09 PM  
Ms. Richman responded to questions from the committee.


01:40:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Kolker
Liston
Woodward
Coleman
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:41:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Kolker
Liston
Woodward
Coleman
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:42:31 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-191, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Woodward Yes
Coleman Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-035 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:42:45 PM  
The committee took a recess.
01:43:03 PM  
The committee came back to order.
01:46:04 PM  
Senators Rodriguez
and Smallwood introduced Senate Bill 22-035, concerning occupational accident
insurance.  This bill changes the definition of similar coverage for
occupational accident insurance by repealing the requirement that the coverage
be at least comparable to the benefits offered under the workers’ compensation
system.  The sponsors distributed Amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments
C and D).
01:51:17 PM  
Tammy Munoz, representing Teamsters Local 455, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:52:46 PM  
Mark Elliot, representing the Workers' Compensation Education Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:56:19 PM  
Kjersten Forseth,
representing the Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:58:46 PM  
Greg  Fulton,
representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association (CMCA), testified
in support of the bill. He provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments
E and F).
02:02:04 PM  
Bo Riley, representing the CMCA, was available to answer committee questions.
02:05:15 PM  
Rick Ash, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:07:21 PM  
Jenyce Houg, representing Houg Transportation and Resources, testified in support of the bill.
02:10:06 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
02:20:42 PM  
The committee continued to dialogue with the panelists.
02:29:42 PM  
Chris Aleman, representing Chacon's Construction & Transport, testified in support of the bill.
02:40:17 PM  
Omar Moreno, representing Iron Woman Construction, testified in support of the bill.
02:42:55 PM  
James Martinez, representing the CMCA, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:16 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
02:46:44 PM  
Rosy McDonough, representing the Hispanic Contractors of Colorado and the HCC Contractor Academy, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:34 PM  
Mike Matousek, representing the Owner-Operator and Independent Driver Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:55:07 PM  
Walt Sanders, representing the CMCA, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:05 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:00:08 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:00:29 PM  
Senator Rodriguez
explained Amendment L.001. He responded to questions from the committee.


03:05:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Kolker
Liston
Woodward
Coleman
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:06:10 PM  
Senator Rodriguez explained Amendment L.002.


03:06:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Kolker
Liston
Woodward
Coleman
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:07:02 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


03:10:17 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-035, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Woodward Yes
Coleman Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:10:34 PM   The committee adjourned.






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