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F33CF1D651461917872583D000718A7E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-192

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 2, 2019      
Location SCR 357



SB19-192 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:40:11 PM  

The committee recessed.

03:02:47 PM  

The committee reconvened.

03:06:09 PM  

Senator Winter, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 19-192.  The bill creates an enterprise that provides grants to increase recycling in the Front Range.  Senator Priola, bill sponsor, made further introductory comments.

03:21:42 PM  

Steve Derus, Republic Services of Colorado, testified against the bill.  He distributed a handout (Attachment A).  Mr. Derus responded to a question from the bill sponsors regarding recyclable materials.  The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee regarding the grant funding created by the bill, consumer interest in recycling, and demand for recycled material.

03:27:54 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to further questions from the committee regarding how to increase recycling incidence and the role of government.

03:30:40 PM  

Mr. Derus responded to a question from the committee regarding his handout.

03:35:05 PM  

Laurie Johnson, Recycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:39:50 PM  

Dr. Lisa Skumatz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:43:54 PM  

Randy Moorman, Eco-Cycle and Recycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:53:16 PM  

Mr. Moorman responded to questions from the committee regarding local recycling efforts and the impacts of the bill.  Dr. Skumatz responded to questions from the committee about programs in other states and success metrics.  Mr. Moorman also commented on contamination rates.



03:59:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment C)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:59:16 PM  
Bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill. Committee members made closing comments on the bill.


04:07:41 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-192, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen No
Tate No
Todd Yes
Woodward No
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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