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S_TRA_2017A 02/21/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Date: 02/21/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 02:04 PM to 02:25 PM
Coram
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:
Conf 17-Aeronautical Board — Colorado

HB17-1068
Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Postponed Indefinitely





02:04 PM -- Confirmation of Aeronautical Board — Colorado



Ray Beck, candidate for reappointment to the Colorado Aeronautical Board, came to the table to explain why he wants to continue serving on the board. He introduced his colleagues, David Ulaine, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation's Division of Aeronautics, and Dr. Jeff Forrest, chair of Colorado Aeronautical Board. He spoke about his personal and professional background. The committee was provided with a confirmation packet (Attachment A). Mr. Beck responded to questions from the committee about funding for small rural airports. He discussed the board's promotion efforts related to aviation.



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BILL: Conf 17-Aeronautical Board — Colorado
TIME: 02:16:02 PM
MOVED: Coram
MOTION: Refer the reappointment of Raymond Beck to the Colorado Aeronautical Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 4-0, with 1 excused.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Excused
Cooke
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







02:16 PM -- HB17-1068



Senator Moreno, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1068. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is currently authorized to enter into public-private partnerships for transportation infrastructure projects. Under the reengrossed bill, CDOT may only consider public-private partnership proposals that anticipate using federal moneys if such proposals meet or exceed the requirements of the federal Davis Bacon Act.



02:18 PM --
Loryn Cesario, representing Colorado WINS, testified in support of the bill.



02:20 PM --
Ron Papsdorf, representing CDOT, came to the table to respond to questions from the committee.

BILL: HB17-1068
TIME: 02:22:32 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1068 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
No
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Cooke
No
Baumgardner
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: HB17-1068
TIME: 02:24:40 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1068 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
Coram
Yes
Todd
No
Zenzinger
No
Cooke
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:25 PM



The committee adjourned.


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