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43CB8EFCB52AD39A87258630006EB419 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20B-001

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Nov 30, 2020      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB20B-001 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


01:09:13 PM  
Senators Winter and
Priola, co-prime sponsors, explained SB20B-001

concerning support for entities impacted by severe capacity restrictions
due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.



 

The senators explained that the bill provides relief for businesses in
highly impacted communities and answered questions about eligiblity and
application.
01:20:33 PM  
Senator Winter presented
and discussed the following amendments to the bill:

 

L.001 addresses eligibility requirements;

L.002 is a technical clean-up;

L.003 eliminates certain references;

L.004  addresses county compliance;

L.005 changes the process for DOLA to allocate funds;

L.006 streamlines the allocation process;

L.007 addresses local government allocations;

L.009 addresses restrictions around the level red in the COVID dialup dashboard;
and

L.011 adds film and television.

 

Senator Winter noted that additional amendments may be forthcoming about
tasting rooms and other small businesses.
01:28:10 PM  
The bill sponsors
answered questions about county color coded levels on the COVID dialup
dashboard and allocation of funds.
01:36:28 PM  
Eric Bergmann, representing
Colorado Counties Incorporated, testified from a neutral position on the
bill.




Michelle Stone-Principato, Director of Liquor Enforcement in the Department
of Revenue, made herself available to answer questions.




Amber Egbert, representing the Colorado Department of Revenue, made herself
available to answer questions.




Anne Hutchison, representing the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce,
testified in support of the bill.




Bruce Eisenhauer, representing DOLA, testified in support of the bill.
 He answered questions about the bill's application when counties
move to different colors on the COVID dialup dashboard.  
01:49:49 PM  
David Woodruff, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill.




Emma Pinter, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified
in support of the bill.
01:58:39 PM  
Leslie Hylton, representing
Office of Economic Development & International Trade, testified in
support of the bill.




Megan Wagner, representing Arts for Colorado, testified in support of the
bill.




Michelle Talarico, representing Colorado Event Alliance, testified in support
of the bill.




Mindy McCloughan, representing Loveland Chamber of Commerce, testified
in support of the bill.




Mollie Steinemann, representing Colorado Restaurant Association, testified
in support of the bill.




Stephanie Hicks, representing The Tavern League of Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.




Thomas Davidson, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together,
testified in support of the bill.

02:16:25 PM  
Sheila Traister,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.




Jia Meeks, representing Colorado Film Commission, testified in support
of the bill and answered questions from the committee.
02:26:37 PM  
Senator Priola recapped
the amendments introduced earlier in the hearing.


02:29:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L. 001
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:30:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:30:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:31:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:33:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:36:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:37:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:39:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:39:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:39:41 PM  
Senator Priola introduced
and explained Amendment L.012 and answered questions.


02:44:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Woodward
Hansen
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:45:01 PM  
Senators Winter and
Priola made closing remarks.


02:47:51 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20B-001, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Lundeen Yes
Moreno Yes
Tate Yes
Woodward Yes
Hansen Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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