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S_TRA_2018A 03/08/2018 12:23:14 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
Date 03/08/2018
Attendance
Baumgardner X
Todd X
Zenzinger X
Scott X
Cooke X
Time 12:23:14 PM to 12:38:40 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Cooke
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1137 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB18-1103 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB18-1103 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:25:44 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
12:26:48 PM  
The committee returned to order.
12:28:03 PM  

The committee began a discussion of HB 18-1103 without the sponsor present.  Under current law, local governments may enact an ordinance or resolution requiring off-highway vehicle (OHV) operators to have a driver license or carry liability insurance within an entity's jurisdiction.  This bill clarifies that local governments may also require OHV operators to use seatbelts, a child restraint system, eye protection, or a helmet (for riders 18 years and younger).  A local government may also limit the number of occupants on an OHV to the maximum number of occupants the vehicle is designed to hold.

12:28:19 PM  

Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., and the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. He provided two handouts [Attachment A] and [Attachment B]. Mr. Bergman responded to questions from the committee. He explained the purpose of amendment L.003 [Attachment C].



12:35:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 [Attachment C].
Moved Scott
Seconded
Baumgardner
Todd
Zenzinger
Scott
Cooke
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:35:54 PM  
Jim Bensberg, representing Power Motor Sports Dealers of
Colorado, testified from a neutral position on the bill.


12:38:19 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1103, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Todd
Seconded
Baumgardner No
Todd Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Scott Yes
Cooke Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1137 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


12:24:39 PM  

Senator Zenzinger, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1137.  The bill, recommended by the Statutory Revision Committee, continues reports from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS) indefinitely.



12:25:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1137 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Zenzinger
Seconded
Baumgardner Yes
Todd Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Scott Yes
Cooke Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:38:40 PM   Committee Adjourned






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