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S_FIN_2018A 04/26/2018 11:52:24 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/26/2018
Attendance
Court X
Jahn X
Tate X
Smallwood X
Neville T. X
Time 11:52:24 AM to 01:05:56 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Neville T.
This Report was prepared by Matt Becker
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-271 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
SB18-260 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB18-1354 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB18-1342 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB18-1184 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1217 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB18-1004 Referred to Senate Appropriations

SB18-271 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


11:52:35 AM  

Senator Marble presented Senate Bill 18-271, which allows a marijuana research licensee to share premises with a commonly owned marijuana infused products manufacturer under certain conditions.

11:53:16 AM  
Albert Gutierrez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:56:11 AM  
Dominique Mendiola, representing the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) within the Department of Revenue, testified on the bill.
11:56:38 AM  
Jim Burack, representing MED, testified on the bill.


11:59:27 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment A].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:01:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment B].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:02:48 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-271, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-260 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


12:04:15 PM  

Senator Hill, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-260, which creates a sunrise process to assess the need for regulation of certain types of private occupational schools.  Senator Hill responded to committee questions.



12:09:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 [Attachment C].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:11:49 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-260, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1184 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:18:27 PM  

Senators Aguilar and Gardner, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1184, which requires the Public Utilities Commission to create an annual report on the state of 911.

12:21:49 PM  
Kevin Klein, representing the Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill.
12:22:10 PM  
Kelli Fritts, representing AARP, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:22:40 PM  
Doug Dean, representing the Public Utilities Commission, testified in support of the bill.


12:30:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1184 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court No
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1342 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


12:14:32 PM  

Senator Todd presented House Bill 18-1342, which requires that all common interest communities allow unit owners to veto by majority vote a proposed homeowners' association budget.



12:18:17 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1342 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1354 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


12:11:56 PM  

Senator Zenzinger, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1354, which clarifies state law related to written warranties made with respect to powersports vehicles.



12:13:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment D].
Moved Tate
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:13:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1354, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1217 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


12:30:31 PM  

Senator Gardner, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1217, which creates a new state income tax credit for employers who contribute to an employee's 529 qualifying savings plan administered by CollegeInvest.

12:31:40 PM  
Jeff Wasden, representing the Colorado Business Roundtable, testified in support of the bill.
12:33:47 PM  
Carl Larson, representing the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, testified in support of the bill.
12:36:32 PM  
Elizabeth Cheever, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:36:54 PM  
Steve Foster, representing Convercent, testified on the bill.


12:47:02 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1217 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood No
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1004 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


12:47:13 PM  

Senators Kefalas and Tate, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1004, which extends the income tax credit for contributions to promote child care, which is currently set to expire after 2019, through 2024.

12:49:24 PM  
Suzanne Banning, representing Florence Crittenton, testified in support of the bill.
12:51:45 PM  

Lindsay Mott, representing Florence Crittenton, testified in support of the bill.

12:53:45 PM  
Connie Rule, representing Boys and Girls Clubs, testified in support of the bill.
12:58:05 PM  

Michael Cooke, representing the Council for a Strong America, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Cooke distributed two letters of support to the committee [Attachments E and F].

01:00:25 PM  
Grant Calhoun, representing Respite Care, Inc., testified in support of the bill.


01:05:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1004 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood No
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:05:56 PM   Committee Adjourned






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