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s_fin_2017a_2017-03-23t11:04:30z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/23/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-248



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 17-248, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







11:35 AM -- SB17-248



Senators Hill and Merrifield, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-248, which allows a local government participating in an approved regional tourism project to apply to the Colorado Economic Development Commission to modify a previously approved project if a component of the project is no longer viable, if the change will increase the number of out-of-state tourists visiting the project, or if the change will increase net revenue generated by the project. Senator Hill explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B). Senators Merrifield and Hill responded to committee questions.



17SenateFin0223AttachB.pdf17SenateFin0223AttachB.pdf



11:43 AM --
Bob Cope, representing the City of Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill.



11:45 AM --
Lowell Bell, representing the Tuskegee Airmen, testified in support of the bill.



11:46 AM --
Mr. Cope continued his testimony in support of the bill and responded to committee questions. Senator Hill responded to a committee question.



11:54 AM --
Bill Klaers, representing the National Museum of World War II Aviation, testified in support of the bill.



11:57 AM --
Mark Earle, representing the National Museum of World War II Aviation, testified in support of the bill and responded to a committee question.



12:03 PM --
Morgan Cullen, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.





12:08 PM



Senators Hill and Merrifield wrapped up their presentation of SB 17-248.

BILL: SB17-248
TIME: 12:08:47 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Kerr
Tate
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: SB17-248
TIME: 12:11:05 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-248, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Kerr
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
No
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







12:14 PM



The committee adjourned.








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