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536946DDDF7CBEEC87258836006EDA92 Hearing Summary


Date May 2, 2022      
Location LSB A

SB22-175 - Referred to House Appropriations

02:10:51 PM  
Representatives Ortiz
and Roberts, co-prime sponsors, explained Senate Bill 22-175 concerning
the use of mobile electronic devices when driving a motor vehicle.  The
bill sponsors provided a handout (Attachment A).

02:19:19 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from committee members.
02:19:32 PM  
Craig Towler, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. David Strickland,
representing General Motors, testified in support of the bill.  Ms.
Susan Dane, representing Coloradans Organized for Responsible Driving,
testified in support of the bill.  Ms.  Cassie Tanner, representing
AAA Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Mrs. Robye Nothnagel,
representing Colorado Drive Safe, testified in support of the bill.  Mr.
 Michael OSullivan, representing Students For Safer Roads, testified
in support of the bill.  Ms. Jennifer Smith, representing,
testified in support of the bill.
02:32:58 PM  
The coommittee members
thanked the witnesses.
02:51:07 PM  
Mr. Greg Fulton,
representing Colorado Motor Carriers Association (CMCA), testified in support
of the bill.  Mr. Jaime Lewis, representing Colorado Cross Disability
Coalition, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. James Martinez,
representing himself, testified to amend the bill.  Public comments
are included as Attachment B.
02:52:23 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
03:05:10 PM  
The committee members
made comments.

03:07:15 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-175 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Froelich
Seconded Valdez D.
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin Yes
Hooton Yes
Lindsay Yes
Pico Yes
Rich Yes
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle No
Young Yes
Froelich Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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