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E141922B825B77B3872583A60073A205 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1034

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Feb 19, 2019      
Location SCR 352



HB19-1034 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:03:02 PM  

Senator Danielson, prime sponsor, presented House Bill. The bill requires freight trains to have at least two crew members aboard trains when moving and creates an unclassified misdemeanor for violations.

02:05:46 PM  

Carl Smith, representing SMART, testified in support of the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

02:09:15 PM  

Rob Forrest, representing SMART, testified in support of the bill.

02:16:42 PM  

Dave Joyce, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:17:36 PM  

John Schwanik, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:20:55 PM  

Jeff Maxfield, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout (Attachment A) and responded to questions from the committee.

02:27:20 PM  

Steve Clapham, representing the Colorado Professional Firefighters, testified in support of the bill.

02:30:16 PM  

Paul Pearson, representing the Colorado Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, testified in support of the bill.

02:35:15 PM  

Sophia Mayott-Guerrero, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:37:47 PM  

Steve Gregory, representing San Luis and Rio Grande Railway, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:39:13 PM  

Sara Cassidy, representing Union Pacific Railroad, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:42:48 PM  

Nick Colglazier, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:46:44 PM  
Cathy Norris, representing BNSF Railway, testified in opposition to the bill. She provided a handout (Attachment B).
02:52:47 PM  
Peters Rickershauser, representing himself??, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:59:44 PM  
Steve Douglas, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.


03:06:20 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.005. The chair ruled that the amendment does not fit under the title of the bill.
Moved Hisey
Seconded
Donovan
Foote
Hisey
Priola
Scott
Rodriguez
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Withdrawn


03:06:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1034 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Priola No
Scott Excused
Rodriguez Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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