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S_TRA_2017A 01/31/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Date: 01/31/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 02:01 PM to 02:40 PM
Scott
X
Todd
X
Place: SCR 352
Zenzinger
X
Cooke
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Baumgardner
X
Senator Baumgardner
This Report was prepared by
Jessika Shipley
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB17-059

SB17-014
Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar





02:01 PM -- SB17-059



Senator Lundberg, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-059. This bill exempts a person from using their turn signal when entering, navigating, or exiting a roundabout, unless otherwise posted. Failing to use a turn signal in a roundabout is currently a Class A traffic infraction punishable by a fine of $70 and a surcharge of $10. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:13 PM --
R.J. Hicks, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:15 PM --
Sgt. Dave Hall, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in opposition to the bill.















































02:18 PM



Senator Lundberg wrapped up his presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.

BILL: SB17-059
TIME: 02:23:24 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-059 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 4-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Baumgardner
No
Final YES: 4 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:24 PM -- SB17-014



Senators Coram and Baumgardner, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-014. This bill, requested by the Transportation Legislation Review Committee, prohibits a local government from imposing inspection requirements or charging inspection fees for underground petroleum storage tanks. Senator Coram provided a policy brief to the committee (Attachment A).



17SenateTran0131AttachA.pdf17SenateTran0131AttachA.pdf



02:28 PM --
Brian Haldorson, representing A-B Petroleum and the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:33 PM --
R.J. Hicks, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.

































02:35 PM



Senators Coram and Baumgardner responded to committee questions and wrapped up their presentation of the bill.



02:37 PM --
Grier Bailey, representing the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, came to the table to respond to questions from the committee.

BILL: SB17-014
TIME: 02:39:43 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-014 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:40 PM



The committee adjourned.


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