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S_TRA_2022A 03/10/2022 10:12:14 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 03/10/2022
Attendance
Donovan X
Hisey X
Scott X
Bridges *
Winter X
Time 10:12:14 AM to 11:02:59 AM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Winter
This Report was prepared by Nina Forbes
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB22-141 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
SB22-144 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB22-1043 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

SB22-141 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


10:12:29 AM  
Senator Kirkmeyer,
co-prime sponsor, introduced and explained Senate Bill 22-141. The bill
makes nonsubstantive changes to Title 43 of state statute.
10:12:30 AM  
There was no public testimony.


10:13:48 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-141 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Hisey Yes
Scott Yes
Bridges Excused
Winter Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-144 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

10:13:56 AM  
Senator Zenzinger,
prime sponsor, introduced and explained Senate Bill 22-144. The bill allows
transportation network companies to contract with schools, governments,
and tax-exempt entities, subject to Public Utilities Commission regulation.
10:14:28 AM  
Senator Zenzinger
read public testimony into the record from Gregory Jackson (Attachment
A).
10:19:30 AM  
Michael Neil, representing
Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified to amend the the bill.
10:25:55 AM  
JoyAnn Ruscha, representing Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified to amend the bill.
10:29:18 AM  
Trish Donahue, representing HopSkipDrive, testified in support of the bill.
10:30:28 AM  
Katie Koivisto, representing Denver Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
10:34:05 AM  
Ms. Donahue answered questions from the committee.
10:37:48 AM  
Dr. Pamela Fischhaber, representing Public Utilities Commission, was available to answer committee questions.
10:37:49 AM  
Additional written testimony is included as Attachment B.
10:39:39 AM  
Senator Zenzinger
introduced and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment C).



10:40:05 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Scott
Bridges
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:40:06 AM  
Senator Zenzinger gave closing comments on the bill.


10:45:49 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-144, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Hisey Yes
Scott Excused
Bridges Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1043 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

10:45:55 AM  
Senators Hisey and
Ginal, co-prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 22-1043.
The bill removes autocycle from the definition of a motorcycle and makes
clarifying changes to the definition of an autocycle.
10:47:21 AM  
The sponsors answered questions from the committee.
10:49:47 AM  
Former Michigan Representative Joel Sheltrown, representing Arcimoto, testified to amend the bill.
10:55:08 AM  
Kasandra Griffin, representing Forth, testified to amend the bill.
10:55:12 AM  
Dennis Haverstump,
representing ABATE of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:55:13 AM  
Written testimony is included as Attachment D.
11:00:35 AM  
Senators Hisey and
Ginal introduced and explained amendment L.002 (Attachment E).


11:01:37 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E).
Moved Hisey
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Scott Excused
Bridges
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:01:38 AM  
Senators Hisey and Ginal gave concluding remarks


11:02:54 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1043, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hisey
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Hisey Yes
Scott Yes
Bridges Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:02:59 AM   The committee adjourned.






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