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134B86F44A665BAC872583E90004802C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-188

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 26, 2019      
Location LSB A



SB19-188 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


06:49:16 PM  
Representatives Gray and Duran presented Senate Bill 19-188
to the committee, along with amendments L.135 and L.136 (Attachments M
and N) and a packet of written testimony (Attachment O).  This bill
requires the Department of Labor and Employment to perform or contract
for analyses concerning the implementation of a paid family and medical
leave program for all employees in the state.  It also creates a task
force to make recommendations on program implementation.
06:53:36 PM  
Whitney Phinney, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:00:15 PM  
Jennifer Donovan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:02:06 PM  
Adam Alleman, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
07:04:25 PM  
Judith Marquez, representing 9 to 5 Colorado,
testified in support of the bill and distributed two handouts (Attachments
P and Q).
07:05:48 PM  
Amy Schneider, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:09:25 PM  

Hunter Railey, representing Small Business Majority, testified in support of the bill.

07:14:43 PM  

Representative Gray explained amendment L.135 (Attachment M).



07:15:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.135 (Attachment M)
Moved Gray
Seconded Bird
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Larson
Sandridge Excused
Snyder
Sullivan
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:15:31 PM  

Representative Gray explained amendment L.136 (Attachment N).



07:16:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.136 (Attachment N)
Moved Gray
Seconded Tipper
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Larson
Sandridge Excused
Snyder
Sullivan
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:17:18 PM  
Representative Beckman discussed amendment
L.137 (Attachment R).


07:26:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.137 (Attachment R)
Moved Beckman
Seconded Bockenfeld
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
Bird No
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray No
Larson Yes
Sandridge Excused
Snyder No
Sullivan No
Tipper No
Herod No
YES: 3   NO: 7   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
07:26:17 PM  
Representative Duran made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


07:28:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-188, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Tipper
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Larson No
Sandridge Excused
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS