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FB59E6ED46A02FFB8725838A0070ACEC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1097

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 22, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1097 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:30:44 PM  

Minority Leader Neville, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1097.  The bill reduces the state income tax rate from 4.63 percent to 4.25 percent for 2019 and all subsequent tax years and makes corresponding changes to the alternative minimum tax.  It requires the State Controller to proportionally void General Fund appropriations in amounts equal to the revenue decrease it is expected to cause.  The bill reduces General Fund revenue on an ongoing basis and reduces General Fund expenditures for most principal departments.

01:32:18 PM  

Minority Leader Neville answered questions from the committee.

01:35:59 PM  
Chris Stiffler, Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Stiffler answered questions from the committee. He provided a copy of his written statement to the committee (Attachment A).
01:40:16 PM  
Matt McCabe, American Federation of Teachers - Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:44:26 PM  
Brian Tanner, Colorado Education Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:48:51 PM  

Representative Humphrey explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B).  Minority Leader Neville answered questions about the amendment.

01:49:33 PM  
Minority Leader Neville made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


01:49:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Humphrey
Seconded Neville
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Neville
Rich
Sirota
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:52:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1097, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Neville
Seconded Rich
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton No
Neville Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


01:52:57 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1097 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Neville No
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS