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s_sa_2017a_2017-05-01t13:37:50z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/01/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1300



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1300 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 17-1300 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







03:25 PM -- HB17-1300



Senator Moreno, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1300 to the committee. The bill requires contractors employed on public projects expected to cost more than $500,000, and not funded with federal dollars, to use apprentices enrolled in a registered apprenticeship program for at least 25 percent of the project workforce in apprenticeable occupations. A bid or proposal for such a project may only be considered if it indicates that at least 25 percent of the workforce in apprenticeable occupations will be hired to work on the project. The bill requires a contractor to submit an affidavit upon completion of a project stating that the apprenticeship requirements have been met.



03:28 PM --
Michael Gifford, representing Associated General Contractors of Colorado, testified against the bill.



03:31 PM --
Mark Latimer, representing Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., testified against the bill.





03:33 PM



Committee members discussed the bill with Senator Moreno and Mr. Latimer.



03:37 PM --
Phil Hayes, representing the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters, testified in support of the bill.



03:40 PM --
John Fleck, representing the Colorado Sheetmetal Apprenticeship Program, testified in support of the bill.



03:42 PM --
Sylvia Herring, representing Herring and Associates, testified in support of the bill.





03:45 PM



Senator Moreno wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1300
TIME: 03:46:40 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1300 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Hill
No
Sonnenberg
No
Marble
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: HB17-1300
TIME: 03:47:05 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1300 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. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Fenberg
No
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Marble
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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