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C32278322B1CB8C4872586BE006DDEAB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1207

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Apr 21, 2021      
Location SCR 352



HB21-1207 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:00:10 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:06:30 PM  
The committee came
back to order.
02:07:16 PM  
Senators Fields and
Lee introduced House Bill 21-1207, concerning overpayment of workers' compensation
benefits.  
02:09:30 PM  
Mr. Tony Gagliardi,
representing the National Federation of Independent Businesses, testified
in opposition to the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.
02:14:29 PM  
Mr. Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified to amend the bill.
02:18:33 PM  
Ms. Edie Sonn, representing Pinnacol Assurance, testified to amend the bill.
02:21:49 PM  
Ms. Janet Frickey,
representing the Workers' Compensation Education Association (WCEA), testified
in support of the bill.
02:25:44 PM  
Mr.  Robert
Lindgren, representing the Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the
bill.
02:29:27 PM  
Mr. Rodney Williams, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:32:05 PM  
Ms. Beth Crane, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:35:38 PM  
Ms. Tamra Tully, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:38:42 PM  
Ms. Susanne Ventzke,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:44:02 PM  
Mr. Kevin Schneider, representing the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:12 PM  
Mr. Jason Wardrip,
representing the Colorado Building and Construction Trades Council, testified
in support of the bill.
02:47:25 PM  
Mr. Mike Sturtavent, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:04 PM  
Ms. Denise Dubois,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:54:02 PM  
Mr. Mark Elliot,
representing the Workers' Compensation Education Association, testified
in support of the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

02:54:03 PM  
Additional written
testimony may be found in Attachment E.
03:12:51 PM  
Senator Woodward
discussed Amendment L.008 (Attachment F).


03:17:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Coleman No
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward Yes
Danielson No
Rodriguez No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
03:17:19 PM  
The sponsors made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


03:22:30 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1207 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Priola No
Woodward No
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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