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3EC1BD1B2799D8128725868700720B6C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1049

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date Feb 25, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



HB21-1049 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:46:00 PM  

The committee took a recess.

01:48:33 PM  

The committee reconvened. Representatives Ransom and Van Beber introduced House Bill 21-1049: Prohibit Discrimination Labor Union Participation. The bill sponsors provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

01:57:01 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

01:58:29 PM  
Greg Mourad, representing
the National Right to Work Committee, testified in support of the bill.
02:09:02 PM  
Dennis Dougherty,
representing the Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:16:43 PM  
Mr. Dougherty responded to questions from the committee.
02:17:34 PM  
Jon Gornan, representing
Colorado Citizens for Right to Work, testified in support of the bill.

02:24:15 PM  
Kevin Vick, representing
the Colorado Education Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:30:04 PM  

Mr. Vick responded to questions from the committee.

02:34:22 PM  
Mark Thompson, representing
himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:35:38 PM  

Mr. Thompson responded to questions from the committee.

02:39:13 PM  

Anthony Scorzo, representing Communications Workers of America, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:40:46 PM  

Mr. Scorzo responded to questions from the committee.

02:47:35 PM  
Juan Arellano, representing
the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, testified in opposition to
the bill.
02:48:50 PM  
Travis Berry, representing
the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:59:08 PM  
Mr. Berry responded
to questions from the committee.
02:59:29 PM  
Jordan Jones, representing
the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, testified in opposition to
the bill.
03:04:06 PM  
Meghan  Dollar,
representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to
the bill.
03:05:08 PM  

Ms. Dollar responded to questions from the committee.

03:05:38 PM  
Suzann Kuhns, representing
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) local 111, testified
in opposition to the bill.
03:06:25 PM  
John Johnson, representing
himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:06:26 PM  
Additional witness
testimony that was submitted for the committee's consideration can be found
in Attachment B.
03:09:02 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.

03:20:24 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


03:32:24 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1049 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Neville
Seconded Van Winkle
Amabile No
Bird No
Carver Yes
Duran No
Lynch Yes
Mullica No
Neville Yes
Ricks No
Sandridge Yes
Snyder No
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan No
Roberts No
YES: 5   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:32:44 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 21-1049 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Mullica
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver No
Duran Yes
Lynch No
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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