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C5DEEDD82152D0B48725851200676C2E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1145

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 18, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1145 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:49:42 AM  
Representative McKean, prime sponsor, introduced
House Bill 20-1145, concerning the safety consequences of a driver passing
an official vehicle that displays a warning light.  The bill requires
a driver overtaking an emergency vehicle, tow vehicle, or public utility
vehicle parked on the side of the road to slow down to 25 miles per hour
if the speed limit is less than 45 miles per hour.  If the speed limit
is 45 miles per hour or more the bill requires the driver to slow down
to at least 20 miles per hour less than the speed limit.
11:56:59 AM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
11:58:04 AM  
Lieutenant Colonel Jon Barba, representing
the Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill.

12:03:59 PM  
The witness responded to questions from the committee.
12:08:13 PM  
Eddie Gomez, representing Corporal Groves'
family, testified in support of the bill.
12:09:29 PM  
Amy Moden, representing Master Trooper
Moden, testified in support of the bill.
12:14:40 PM  
Erin Donahue-Paynter, representing State
Trooper Donahue, testified in support of the bill.

12:17:26 PM  
The committee made comments.
12:20:08 PM  
Fran Lanzer, representing Mothers Against Drunk Driving Colorado and the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance, testified in support of the bill.
12:22:06 PM  
Jessica Carson, representing the E-470 Public Highway Authority, testified in support of the bill.
12:23:20 PM  
Tim Dienst, representing the Ute Pass Regional Health District and the Emergency Medical Services Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
12:25:16 PM  
Andy Karsian, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, testified in support of the bill.
12:26:29 PM  
The bill sponsor distributed and discussed
Amendment L.001 (Attachment C).


12:30:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Exum
Seconded Valdez D.
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
12:31:06 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.


12:32:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1145, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Exum
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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