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S_TRA_2019A 02/19/2019 02:02:28 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 02/19/2019
Attendance
Donovan X
Foote X
Hisey *
Priola X
Scott X
Rodriguez X
Pettersen X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 02:02:28 PM to 03:07:00 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Winter
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1034 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB19-1034 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:03:02 PM  

Senator Danielson, prime sponsor, presented House Bill. The bill requires freight trains to have at least two crew members aboard trains when moving and creates an unclassified misdemeanor for violations.

02:05:46 PM  

Carl Smith, representing SMART, testified in support of the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

02:09:15 PM  

Rob Forrest, representing SMART, testified in support of the bill.

02:16:42 PM  

Dave Joyce, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:17:36 PM  

John Schwanik, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:20:55 PM  

Jeff Maxfield, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout (Attachment A) and responded to questions from the committee.

02:27:20 PM  

Steve Clapham, representing the Colorado Professional Firefighters, testified in support of the bill.

02:30:16 PM  

Paul Pearson, representing the Colorado Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, testified in support of the bill.

02:35:15 PM  

Sophia Mayott-Guerrero, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:37:47 PM  

Steve Gregory, representing San Luis and Rio Grande Railway, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:39:13 PM  

Sara Cassidy, representing Union Pacific Railroad, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:42:48 PM  

Nick Colglazier, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:46:44 PM  
Cathy Norris, representing BNSF Railway, testified in opposition to the bill. She provided a handout (Attachment B).
02:52:47 PM  
Peters Rickershauser, representing himself??, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:59:44 PM  
Steve Douglas, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.


03:06:20 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.005. The chair ruled that the amendment does not fit under the title of the bill.
Moved Hisey
Seconded
Donovan
Foote
Hisey
Priola
Scott
Rodriguez
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Withdrawn


03:06:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1034 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Priola No
Scott Excused
Rodriguez Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:07:00 PM   The committee adjourned.






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