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Date: 05/05/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1119



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1119 to the Committee on Appro PASS







01:53 PM -- HB17-1119



Senators Tate and Jahn, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1119, which creates the Uninsured Employer Board and the Colorado Uninsured Employer Fund in the Division of Workers' Compensation of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The board oversees the fund, which is designed to pay benefits to injured workers whose employers do not have workers' compensation insurance beginning January 1, 2020.



01:55 PM --
Tony Gagliardi, representing the National Federation of Independent Business, testified in support of the bill.



01:58 PM --
Edie Sonn, representing Pinnacol Assurance, testified in support of the bill.



02:00 PM --
Grier Bailey, representing the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:01 PM --
Scott Meiklejohn, representing the Workers Compensation Education Association, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Sonn and Mr. Gagliardi responded to committee questions.



02:10 PM --
Pat Teegarden and Paul Tauriello, representing the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.

BILL: HB17-1119
TIME: 02:24:42 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1119 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 4-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
No
Final YES: 4 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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