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B830174372CF5D75872584F8005A8292 Hearing Summary


Date Jan 23, 2020      
Location SCR 352

SB20-017 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

09:28:39 AM  

Senator Winter introduced Sentate Bill 20-017, concerning a requirment that the High-Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) include information about its public-private partnerships in its annual report to the legislative committees of the House of Representatives and the Senate that have jurisdiction over transportation.  The addition to the report is effective with the annual report due 2021.  The additional information includes the process for gathering and responding to public comments and inquiries, and the process for selecting parners.  The HPTE must also include financial, performance, and length of term provisions with regards to executed and proposed public-private partnerships.

09:29:44 AM  

Simon Logan, representing the HPTE, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Logan talked about the annual report that HPTE submits.

09:32:36 AM  

Danny Katz, representing Colorado Public Interest Research Group, testified in support of the bill.

09:34:00 AM  

Mr. Logan responded to questions about public outreach and the proposed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).

09:34:58 AM  

George Twigg, representing Boulder County, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Twigg spoke about the use of public-private partnerships in the management of U.S. 36.

09:37:47 AM  

Senator Foote introduced Amendment L.001. He addressed the importance of public outreach.

09:38:23 AM  

Senator Winter made comments about the amendment, including that the amendment appeared friendly.

09:39:31 AM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection

09:40:10 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-017, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Winter
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Scott Yes
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS