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S_TRA_2019A 04/02/2019 02:02:26 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 04/02/2019
Attendance
Donovan X
Foote *
Hisey X
Priola X
Scott *
Pettersen X
Winter X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 02:02:26 PM to 03:02:04 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Winter
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1207 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
Discussion of Public Utilities Commission Sunset Report Introduction of Draft Bill, as Amended

HB19-1207 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:02:55 PM  

Senators Rankin and Donovan, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1207. The bill defines new traction-control regulations and requires certain traction-control restrictions on I-70 during inclement weather. They responded to questions about amendment L.004 (Attachment A).

02:10:28 PM  

Greg Fulton, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:16:59 PM  

Chuck McGee, representing McGee Company, testified in support of the bill. He provided two handouts (Attachments B and C).

02:22:12 PM  

The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

02:23:35 PM  

Grier Bailey, representing the Colorado-Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:25:37 PM  

Andy Karsian, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, testified in support of the bill.



02:28:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Scott
Seconded
Donovan
Foote
Hisey
Priola
Scott
Pettersen
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:29:17 PM  

The sponsors provided closing remarks.



02:31:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1207, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Scott
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Priola Excused
Scott Yes
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Discussion of Public Utilities Commission Sunset Report - Introduction of Draft Bill, as Amended


02:31:28 PM  

Senator Winter explained the process of amending the sunset report.



02:41:01 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment #1 to bill draft LLS. No. 19-0353 (Attachment D).
Moved Foote
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Priola Excused
Scott No
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:41:02 PM  

The committee discussed Amendment #1 (Attachment D).

02:41:25 PM  

The committee took a brief recess.

02:43:44 PM  

The committee returned to order.



02:47:59 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment #2 to bill draft LLS No. 19-0353 (Attachment E).
Moved Foote
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Priola Excused
Scott No
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:48:00 PM  

The committee discussed Amendment #2 (Attachment E).

02:48:59 PM  

The committee discussed Amendment #3 (Attachment F).



02:49:47 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment #3 to bill draft LLS No. 19-0353 (Attachment F).
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Priola Excused
Scott No
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:51:10 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment #5 to bill draft LLS No. 19-0353 (Attachment G).
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Priola Excused
Scott No
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:52:49 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment #6 to bill draft LLS No. 19-0353 (Attachment H).
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Priola Yes
Scott No
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:54:22 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment #11 to bill draft LLS No. 19-0353 (Attachment I).
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Donovan
Foote
Hisey
Priola
Scott
Pettersen
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:58:42 PM
Motion Adopt an amendment to bill draft bill LLS No. 19-0353 that would change the sunset period from 13 to seven years.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Priola No
Scott Yes
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:00:31 PM
Motion Introduced bill draft LLS No. 19-0353, as amended.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Priola Yes
Scott No
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:01:29 PM
Motion Assign Majority Leader Fenberg and President Garcia as sponsors of bill draft LLS No. 19-0353.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Priola Yes
Scott Yes
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:01:30 PM  

Senator Winter announced that she and Senator Foote will cosponsor the bill.


03:02:04 PM   The committee adjourned.






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