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9055F836BEA1F88A87258527005F4BAE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1224

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Mar 10, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1224 - Amended, referred to House Finance


11:23:29 AM  

Representative Holtorf, prime sponsor, introduced House Bill 20-1224, concerning the issuance of an overweight permit for vehicles transporting agricultural products from where they are produced.  The bill provides permits for divisible loads for 100 days in a calendar year, that need not be consecutive days and that are designated by the agricultural producer, for vehicles that are registered as a farm vehicle.   The vehicle must be transporting products from where they are produced to the point of storage or sale.  In addition, the loads must comply with regulations related to distribution of the load on the axles of the vehicle. The bill proposes the following cost for the permit: $40 for general loads; $50 for quad axle groupings; and $50 for trailers with two or three axle groupings.  Representative Holtorf also distributed Amendment L.001 (Attachment B).

11:26:44 AM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
11:27:11 AM  
Andy Karsian, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, testified in support of the bill.


11:38:33 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Carver
Seconded Catlin
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Humphrey
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:39:17 AM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.


11:40:09 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1224, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Carver
Seconded Valdez D.
Carver Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Wilson Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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