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S_FIN_2018A 05/07/2018 03:30:40 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 05/07/2018
Attendance
Jahn *
Kerr X
Lambert X
Smallwood *
Neville T. X
Time 03:30:40 PM to 04:55:07 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Neville T.
This Report was prepared by Matt Becker
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1102 Postponed Indefinitely
HB18-1351 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB18-1423 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB18-1060 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB18-1424 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB18-1431 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1057 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

HB18-1102 - Postponed Indefinitely


03:32:59 PM  

Senator Cooke, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1102, which extends the length of prosecution fellowships from one year to 15 months.

03:33:05 PM  

Tom Raynes, representing the Colorado District Attorneys Council, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



03:42:19 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1102 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Lambert No
Smallwood No
Neville T. No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:42:40 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1102 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn No
Kerr No
Lambert Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1351 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


03:43:18 PM  

Senator Crowder, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1351, which requires the Colorado Department of Transportation to mark significant route segments and sites associated with the Old Spanish Trail.



03:46:32 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1351 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Lambert Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1423 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


03:46:40 PM  

Senator Crowder, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1423, which transfers $250,000 from the General Fund to the Local Firefighter Safety and Disease Prevention Cash Fund.

03:47:00 PM  

Dennis Eulberg, representing the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters, testified in support of the bill.



03:54:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1423 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Lambert Yes
Smallwood No
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1060 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


03:54:21 PM  

Senators Crowder and Williams, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1060, which allows an income tax deduction for military retirement benefits received by individuals under age 55.

03:54:33 PM  
Louis Pino, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to respond to committee questions.
04:00:54 PM  

Michelle Kalkowski, representing the United Veterans Committee, testified in support of the bill.

04:03:54 PM  
Alexandra Garza, representing the United Veterans Committee, testified in support of the bill.
04:09:11 PM  
Mr. Pino responded to commitee questions about amendments L.011 and L.012 [Attachments A and B, respectively].


04:21:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 [Attachment A].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Lambert
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Withdrawn


04:22:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1060 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Lambert Yes
Smallwood No
Neville T. No
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1424 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


04:22:26 PM  

Senator Williams, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1424, which creates the Chicana/o special license plate.



04:27:41 PM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to strike page 3 line 7 of the reengrossed bill and renumber succeeding subparagraphs accordingly.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Lambert
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:28:30 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1424, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Lambert No
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. No
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1431 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:29:05 PM  

Senator Smallwood, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1431, which repeals, relocates, and amends certain provisions of statute related to managed care under the Medicaid program.

04:35:01 PM  

Gretchen Hammer, representing the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified in support of the bill.



04:39:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment C].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Lambert
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:40:28 PM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to replace the safety clause with a petition clause.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr No
Lambert Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:41:32 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1431, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Lambert Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. No
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1057 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


04:41:53 PM  

Tom Romola, representing the Associated Collection Agencies of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:46:33 PM  

Richard Sweetman, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to respond to committee questions.

04:47:37 PM  

Senator Coram, prime sponsor, responded to committee questions.



04:54:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.018 [Attachment D].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Lambert
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:54:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1057, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Lambert Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:55:07 PM   Committee Adjourned






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