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s_tra_2017a_2017-02-28t14:01:49z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/28/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1044



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment B). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1044, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:02 PM -- HB17-1044



Senator Todd, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1044. The reengrossed bill redefines autocycles as motorcycles that do not use handlebars and have passengers riding in a fully or partly enclosed seating area. The bill also clarifies that child restraint and safety belt laws apply to autocycles. She distributed amendment L.003 (Attachment A) and amendment L.004 (Attachment B).



17SenateTran0228AttachA.pdf17SenateTran0228AttachA.pdf 17SenateTran0228AttachB.pdf17SenateTran0228AttachB.pdf



02:07 PM --
Sgt. Dave Hall, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill and discussed the amendments.



02:09 PM --
J.R. Burke, representing Polaris Industries, testified in support of the bill and the amendments.



02:11 PM --
Kirk Fry, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Fry provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).



17SenateTran0228AttachC.pdf17SenateTran0228AttachC.pdf



02:14 PM --
Jim Bensberg, representing the Power Sports Dealers Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and the amendments.



02:16 PM --
Ruth Aponte, representing Children's Hospital of Colorado, testified from a neutral position on the bill.



02:20 PM --
Bruce Downs, ABATE of Colorado, testified from a neutral position on the bill.





02:22 PM



Senator Todd explained the amendments.

BILL: HB17-1044
TIME: 02:23:44 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1044
TIME: 02:24:10 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





02:24 PM



Senator Todd wrapped up her presentation of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1044
TIME: 02:25:19 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1044, as amended, 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














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