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H_BUS_2016A 03/17/2016 01:34:33 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR

Date: 03/17/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:34 PM to 04:21 PM
Arndt
X
Garnett
X
Place: LSB A
Navarro
X
Nordberg
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Pabon
X
Representative Williams
Rosenthal
X
Sias
X
This Report was prepared by
Thurlow
X
Luisa Altmann
Wilson
X
Winter
X
Wist
X
Kraft-Tharp
X
Williams
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1001

HB16-1166

HB16-1287

SB16-125
Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





01:35 PM -- HB 16-1001



Witness testimony on House Bill 16-1001 was originally heard on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

BILL: HB16-1001
TIME: 01:36:14 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Pabon
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Pabon
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Wilson
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



160317 AttachA.pdf160317 AttachA.pdf


BILL: HB16-1001
TIME: 01:37:27 PM
MOVED: Rosenthal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment B) to L.002. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Pabon
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Wilson
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



160317 AttachB.pdf160317 AttachB.pdf





01:39 PM



Representative Danielson and Representative Buckner, co-sponsors, and the committee made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1001
TIME: 01:40:23 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1001, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
No
Thurlow
No
Wilson
No
Winter
Yes
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



01:42 PM -- HB 16-1166



Representative Pettersen and Representative Winter, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 16-1166. The bill makes it a discriminatory or unfair employment practice for an employer to seek salary history information, including information about prior compensation and benefits, from an applicant for employment.



The bill sponsors discussed amendment L.002 (Attachment C).



160317 AttachC.pdf160317 AttachC.pdf



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



02:16 PM --
Tammeron Trujillo, Mountain States Employers Council, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Trujillo responded to questions from the committee.



02:36 PM --
Loren Furman, Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Furman responded to questions from the committee and bill sponsors.











02:40 PM --
Nicholas Colglazier, Colorado Competitive Council (C3), testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Colglazier responded to questions from the bill sponsors.



02:45 PM --
Jennifer Stickel, Junior League of Denver, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Stickel responded to questions from the committee.



02:49 PM --
Lisa Goodbee, Goodbee & Associates, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Ms. Goodbee responded to questions from the committee.



02:57 PM --
Neha Mahajan, 9to5, testified in support of the bill.



03:00 PM --
Natalie O'Donnell Wood, Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Wood provided the committee with a written copy of her testimony (Attachment D). Ms. Wood responded to questions from the committee.



160317 AttachD.pdf160317 AttachD.pdf

BILL: HB16-1166
TIME: 03:09:51 PM
MOVED: Winter
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Pabon
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Pabon
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Wilson
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB16-1166
TIME: 03:10:42 PM
MOVED: Winter
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Pabon
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Wilson
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



160317 AttachE.pdf160317 AttachE.pdf





03:11 PM



Representative Pettersen, Representative Winter, and the committee made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1166
TIME: 03:23:49 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1166, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Williams
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
No
Thurlow
No
Wilson
No
Winter
Yes
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:26 PM



The committee took a brief recess.



03:39 PM



The committee reconvened.



03:39 PM -- HB 16-1287



Representative Rosenthal and Representative Wilson, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 16-1287. The bill requires the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) to review rules and regulations within CDLE that may impact the establishment or integration or pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs into Colorado businesses. CDLE will prepare a report, which will include recommendations based on this review and allow a period for public comment. Finally, CDLE will submit the final report and recommendations to the State Workforce Development Council to be included in their annual Colorado Talent report.



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



03:57 PM --
Patrick Teegarden, CDLE, testified in support of the bill.











04:00 PM --
Frank Waterous, Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Waterous provided the committee with a copy of his written testimony (Attachment F). Mr. Waterous responded to questions from the committee.



160317 AttachF.pdf160317 AttachF.pdf

BILL: HB16-1287
TIME: 04:06:24 PM
MOVED: Rosenthal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment G). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Nordberg
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Pabon
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Wilson
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



160317 AttachG.pdf160317 AttachG.pdf




BILL: HB16-1287
TIME: 04:07:45 PM
MOVED: Wilson
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment H). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Nordberg
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Pabon
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Wilson
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



160317 AttachH.pdf160317 AttachH.pdf





04:09 PM



Representative Wilson and Representative Rosenthal made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1287
TIME: 04:12:42 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1287, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: Nordberg
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
No
Wilson
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



04:14 PM -- SB 16-125



Representative Kraft-Tharp introduced Senate Bill 16-125. The bill allows the board of directors of a credit union, if authorized by the credit union's bylaws, to appoint an audit committee in lieu of a supervisory committee, provided the audit committee performs the statutory duties of a supervisory committee. A record of the names and addresses of the audit committee members is to be filed with the State Commissioner of Financial Services within 20 days of their election or appointment. The bill also allows a credit union to provide reasonable compensation to a director for his or her service.



04:18 PM --
Scott Earl, Mountain West Credit Union Association, testified in support of the bill.





04:19 PM



Representative Kraft-Tharp made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: SB16-125
TIME: 04:20:02 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-125 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Pabon
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



04:21 PM



The committee adjourned.




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