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H_BUS_2016A 04/05/2016 01:32:05 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR

Date: 04/05/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:32 PM to 05:08 PM
Arndt
X
Garnett
X
Place: RM 271
Navarro
X
Nordberg
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Rosenthal
X
Representative Williams
Roupe
X
Sias
X
This Report was prepared by
Thurlow
X
Luisa Altmann
Vigil
X
Winter
X
Wist
X
Kraft-Tharp
X
Williams
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1401

HB16-1302

HB16-1356

HB16-1404
Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only





01:32 PM -- HB 16-1401



Representative K. Becker and Representative Priola introduced House Bill 16-1401. The bill increases the annual licensing fees paid by retail food establishments beginning January 1, 2017. Additional increases on January 1, 2018, and January 1, 2019, are contingent upon compliance with specific requirements. The bill also creates a new license for a limited retail food establishment that prepares or serves food that does not require time or temperature control for safety, provides self-service beverages, offers prepackaged commercially prepared food and beverages requiring time or temperature control or only reheating commercially prepared foods that require time or temperature control for safety for retail sale to consumers.



The bill sponsors provided the committee with a handout (Attachment A).



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01:43 PM --
Jeff Lawrence, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.













01:51 PM --
Sean Conway, Weld County, testified on the bill and recommended several amendments. Mr. Conway provided two letters to the committee (Attachments B and C).



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01:54 PM --
Barbara Kirkmeyer, Weld County, testified on the bill and recommended several amendments. Ms. Kirkmeyer provided the committee with a packet of website images (Attachment D).



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01:58 PM



Mr. Conway, Ms. Kirkmeyer, and the bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



02:24 PM --
Pat Ratliff, Colorado Counties, Inc., spoke about the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



02:26 PM --
Tom Gonzales, Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials (CALPHO), testified in support of the bill.



02:28 PM --
Steve Johnson, Larimer County, testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Johnson provided the committee with a handout (Attachment E).



160405 AttachE.pdf160405 AttachE.pdf



02:32 PM --
Nick Hoover, Colorado Restaurant Association and the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Hoover responded to questions from the committee.



02:37 PM --
Mary Lou Chapman, Rocky Mountain Food Industry Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:40 PM --
Grier Bailey, Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Bailey responded to questions from the committee.



02:47 PM



Jeff Lawrence, CDPHE, returned to the table to respond to questions from the committee.





02:49 PM



The committee and bill sponsors discussed two proposed amendments.

BILL: HB16-1401
TIME: 03:03:41 PM
MOVED: Thurlow
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F). The motion failed on a vote of 2-11.
SECONDED: Kraft-Tharp
VOTE
Arndt
No
Garnett
No
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
No
Roupe
No
Sias
No
Thurlow
Yes
Vigil
No
Winter
No
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
No
Williams
No
Final YES: 2 NO: 11 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL



160405 AttachF.pdf160405 AttachF.pdf




BILL: HB16-1401
TIME: 03:04:06 PM
MOVED: Thurlow
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G). The motion failed on a vote of 3-10.
SECONDED: Williams
VOTE
Arndt
No
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
No
Roupe
No
Sias
No
Thurlow
Yes
Vigil
No
Winter
No
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
No
Williams
No
Final YES: 3 NO: 10 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL



160405 AttachG.pdf160405 AttachG.pdf





03:07 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1401
TIME: 03:07:17 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1401 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Arndt
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
No
Vigil
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:09 PM -- HB 16-1302



Representative Duran and Representative DelGrosso introduced House Bill 16-1302. The bill aligns Colorado statutes with the federal "Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act" of 2014. It also clarifies the roles of specific entities in workforce development programs and removes statutory requirements made inapplicable by the federal act.



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee. The bill sponsors provided the committee with copies of Amendment L.006 (Attachment H), Amendment L.007 (Attachment I), and Amendment L.008 (Attachment J).



160405 AttachH.pdf160405 AttachH.pdf160405 AttachI.pdf160405 AttachI.pdf160405 AttachJ.pdf160405 AttachJ.pdf



03:13 PM --
Lee Wheeler-Berliner, Colorado Workforce Development Council and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Wheeler-Berliner responded to questions from the committee.















03:17 PM --
Frank Waterous, The Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Waterous provided the committee with a written copy of his testimony (Attachment K).



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03:20 PM --
Barbara Kirkmeyer, Weld County and representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.



03:22 PM



The committee and bill sponsors discussed the proposed amendments.

BILL: HB16-1302
TIME: 03:27:27 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.007. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Vigil
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Roupe
Sias
Thurlow
Vigil
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection






BILL: HB16-1302
TIME: 03:27:31 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.006. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Vigil
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Roupe
Sias
Thurlow
Vigil
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection






BILL: HB16-1302
TIME: 03:27:45 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.008. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Vigil
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Roupe
Sias
Thurlow
Vigil
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection









03:28 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1302
TIME: 03:28:20 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1302, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: Roupe
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Vigil
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS











03:32 PM -- HB 16-1356



Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative Nordberg introduced House Bill 16-1356. The bill modifies the treatment of a line of credit lien secured with real property (i.e., a home equity line of credit) that has been satisfied.

BILL: HB16-1356
TIME: 03:33:29 PM
MOVED: Nordberg
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1356 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Kraft-Tharp
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Rosenthal
Excused
Roupe
Excused
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Vigil
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:35 PM -- HB 16-1404



Representative Duran and Representative Wist introduced House Bill 16-1404. The bill establishes the licensing and regulation of fantasy contest operators and defines a fantasy contest. The bill creates the Office of Fantasy Contests (office) within the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA).



The bill sponsors provided the committee with a map (Attachment L), a handout from the Denver Broncos (Attachment M), amendment L.001 (Attachment N), and amendment L.002 (Attachment O).



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The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



04:04 PM --
Michael Skorupka, DORA, responded to questions from the committee.



04:17 PM --
Derek Hein, DraftKings, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Hein responded to questions from the committee.









04:30 PM --
Flavio Quintana, Colorado Division of Gaming, responded to questions from the committee.



04:34 PM --
Stacie Stern, Head2Head Sports, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Stern responded to questions from the committee.



04:38 PM --
Trey Franzoy, representing himself, spoke about his business and concerns with the bill.



04:42 PM --
Tammy Garamora, representing herself, spoke about her business and concerns with the bill.



04:51 PM --
Nick Gonzalez, representing himself, spoke about his business and concerns with the bill.



04:53 PM --
Matthew Lucero, representing himself, spoke about his former business and concerns with the bill.



04:56 PM



The bill sponsors and the committee discussed the two amendments that were previously distributed.



05:04 PM



Derek Hein, DraftKings, and Stacie Stern, Head2Head, returned to the table to respond to questions from the committee regarding the proposed amendments.



05:08 PM



The bill was laid over for action only at a later date.



05:08 PM



The committee adjourned.




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