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5FB8B52791300509872586A90073D9CE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1168

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Mar 31, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1168 - Amended, referred to House Finance


03:05:29 PM  
Representative Bacon
and Ricks, introduced House Bill 21-1168 concerning historically underutilized
businesses in local government procurement.  The bill requires local
governments with specific procurement budgets to collect data for five
years and report to the Secretary of State on procurement activities related
to underutilized businesses.  The Secreatry of State must share the
data with the Department of Local Affairs who will report the data during
the SMART Act hearings, according to the bill.  The bill includes
a definition of the phrase historically underutilized business.  Representative
Bacon provided written materials to the committe (Attachment C).

03:07:23 PM  
Representative Bacon
explained amendment L.001 (Attachment D).

03:07:52 PM  
Representative Ricks made opening remarks.
03:15:45 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
03:17:12 PM  
Beauclarine Thomas, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified to amend the bill. Brandy DeLange, representing Metro Wastewater, testified in support of the bill as amended. Cassandra Walker Harvey, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Bruce Eisenhauer, representing the Department of Local Affairs, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
03:28:33 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:30:57 PM  
Maxine Pryor, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Jason Medina, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified to amend the bill.
03:44:42 PM  
The committee made comments about the bill.
03:45:09 PM  
Mr. Medina responded to questions from the committee.
03:45:50 PM  
Mr. Bergman responded to questions from the committee.
03:47:07 PM  
The witnesses continued to respond to questions.
03:49:55 PM  
The witnesses continued to respond to questions from the committee.
03:59:06 PM  
The bill sponsors explained the amendments.
04:01:55 PM  
The committee made comments.


04:02:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E).
Moved Pico
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Gray
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Withdrawn


04:06:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F).
Moved Gray
Seconded Hooton
Arndt
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Gray
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:06:12 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
04:10:36 PM  
The committee came back to order.


04:17:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Gray
Seconded Hooton
Arndt
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Gray
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:18:13 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
04:18:27 PM  
The committee made closing remarks.


04:23:06 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1168, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Gray
Seconded Hooton
Arndt Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Pico Yes
Rich No
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Gray Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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