Location: SCR 352
Sunset Review Motorcycle Operator Safety Training
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
|Votes: View-->||Action Taken:|
|Adopt LLS No. 17-0306_Amendment #1 (Attachment E).||Pass Without Objection|
02:06 PM -- Sunset Review Motorcycle Operator Safety Training
Brian Tobias, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), came to the table to present the report on the sunset review of the Motorcycle Operator Safety Training Program (Attachment A). He also mentioned the draft bill that was distributed to the committee (Attachment B). He walked the committee through the report and explained DORA's recommendations for the program.
Attachment A can be viewed at Legislative Council. 17SenateTran0214AttachB.pdf
Mr. Tobias responded to questions from the committee about the report. Senator Baumgardner announced that the Colorado Coalition of Independent Riders submitted written testimony for the record (Attachment C).
02:21 PM -- Kirk Fry, representing himself, testified about the program. He spoke about motorcycle operator safety training. He responded to questions from the committee.
Senator Baumgardner entered into the record a letter from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (Attachment D).
02:36 PM -- Sgt. Dave Hall, representing the Colorado State Patrol, responded to questions about LLS No. 17-0306_Amendment #1 (Attachment E) and the report.
Mr. Tobias returned to the table to point out the shortcomings of having a three-year sunset period rather than the usual five years.
02:42 PM -- Colleen Boyle, representing herself, testified about the program.
02:48 PM -- Deborah "Tiger" Chandler, representing the Colorado Coalition of Independent Riders, testified about the program.
02:50 PM -- Jim Bensberg, representing the Power Sports Dealers Association of Colorado, testified about the amendment.
The committee took a brief recess.
The committee returned to order.
|BILL:||Sunset Review Motorcycle Operator Safety Training|
|MOTION:||Adopt LLS No. 17-0306_Amendment #1 (Attachment E). The motion passed without objection.|
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
Senators Priola and Todd announced that they would like to be co-prime sponsors on the eventual bill. Senator Baumgardner announced that the issue would be laid over to a future date.
The committee adjourned.