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1E3EC041049EB5A58725839A0062AB98 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SUNSET REVIEW - PASSENGER TRAMWAY SAFETY BOARD

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 7, 2019      
Location SCR 354



Sunset Review - Passenger Tramway Safety Board - Committee Discussion Only

10:57:46 AM  

Senator Ginal called the meeting to order. She reviewed the purpose of sunset reviews.

10:59:10 AM  

Saul Larsen, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, explained the sunset process.

11:03:05 AM  

Jennifer Berman, Office of Legislative Legal Services (OLLS), discussed the bill drafting process for sunset reviews.

11:08:25 AM  

Committee questions followed. Ms. Berman distributed and discussed amendments #1 and #2 to the draft bill concerning the continuation of the Passenger Tramway Safety Board (Attachments A, B, and C).

11:11:31 AM  

Mr. Larsen presented the 2018 Sunset Review: Passenger Tramway Safety Board (available online at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PvQD-VPL-vwwcLdxBomip-BOwuYr1jjO/view).  He discussed the membership of the board, the responsibilities of the board, and the requirements placed on the operators of passenger tramways. He discussed the four recommendations in the report.

11:16:48 AM  

Mr. Larsen responded to questions.

11:31:11 AM  

Melanie Mills, Colorado Ski County USA, provided an overview of the use of tramways by the ski industry, and discussed tramway safety issues and the DORA recommendations.  She told the committee that her organization supported all of the recommendations except recommendation number two.

11:44:45 AM  

Ms. Mills and Mr. Larsen responded to questions.

11:48:27 AM  
Ms. Berman responded to questions.
11:51:17 AM  

Committee discussion and questions followed with Ms. Berman, Ms. Mills, and Mr. Larsen.

12:03:31 PM  
Committee continued about DORA recommendation number two.
12:08:31 PM  

The committee discussed amendment  #1 (Attachment A).  Ms. Berman told the committee that OLLS staff prepared amendment #3 to replace amendment #1 (Attachment D).



12:09:10 PM
Motion Moved amendment #3 to the Passenger Tramway Safety Board bill draft (Attachment D).
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Bridges
Coram
Crowder
Williams A.
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:09:25 PM  
The committee discussed amendment #2 (Attachment
B).


12:10:16 PM
Motion Moved amendment #2 to the Passenger Tramway Safety Board bill draft (Attachment B).
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Bridges
Coram
Crowder
Williams A.
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:11:42 PM
Motion Move the bill concerning the continuation of the Passenger Tramway Safety Board to be drafted, as amended, for introduction (Attachment C).
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Williams A. Yes
Ginal Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
12:12:23 PM  

Senator Ginal appointed Senator Bridges as a co-prime sponsor of the bill. She named Senators Williams and Crowder as co-sponsors.



12:12:23 PM
Motion Move to allow Senator Donovan to be the prime sponsor for the bill.
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder No
Williams A. Yes
Ginal Yes
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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