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H_BUS_2017A 02/28/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR

Date: 02/28/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:30 PM to 03:38 PM
Arndt
X
Coleman
X
Place: LSB A
Garnett
X
Gray
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Navarro
X
Representative Kraft-Tharp
Nordberg
X
Rosenthal
*
This Report was prepared by
Sias
*
Luisa Altmann
Thurlow
X
Van Winkle
X
Williams D.
X
Winter
X
Kraft-Tharp
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB17-1051

HB17-1193

SB17-127
Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





01:30 PM -- HB 17-1051



Representative Rankin and Representative Garnett, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 17-1051. The bill makes a number of changes to the laws concerning the state procurement code.



The bill sponsors provided amendments L.001, L.002, L.003, L.004, and L.005 (Attachments A - E).



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01:47 PM --
Jack Wylie and Cindy Lombardi, Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Wylie responded to questions from the committee.



02:02 PM --
Mark Turner, Colorado Nonprofit Association, testified in support of the bill.





02:05 PM --
Amy Stephens, Dentons, spoke about the bill. Representative Stephens responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: HB17-1051
TIME: 02:13:35 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1051
TIME: 02:14:17 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Van Winkle
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1051
TIME: 02:14:44 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003, as amended by L.005. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1051
TIME: 02:15:54 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1051
TIME: 02:15:12 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005, which amends L.003. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection







02:16 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks.

BILL: HB17-1051
TIME: 02:16:55 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1051, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:18 PM



The committee took a recess.



02:21 PM



The committee returned from recess.



02:21 PM -- HB 17-1193



Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative J. Becker, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 17-1193. The bill permits the use by right of small wireless service infrastructure, or "small cell facilities," in any zone - and specifically on a local government entity's light poles, light standards, traffic signals, or utility poles - and allows service providers to utilize the expedited permitting process established for broadband facilities when building small cell facilities. The bill also clarifies that the right-of-way access available to telecommunications providers extends to broadband providers and includes small cell facilities.



The bill sponsors provided amendments L.001, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments F, G, and H).









The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



02:34 PM --
Richard Orf, Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Orf responded to questions from the committee.



02:37 PM --
Benjamin Aron, CTIA wireless industry trade association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Aaron responded to questions from the committee.



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02:49 PM -- Joe Ruggiero, Verizon, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Ruggiero responded to questions from the committee.



02:55 PM --
Patrick Fucik, Sprint, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Fucik provided a handout to the committee (Attachment I).



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02:59 PM --
Russell Sarazon, T-Mobile, testified in support of the bill.



03:00 PM --
Jeff Weist, Colorado Cable Telecommunications Associations, spoke about the bill and testified in support of amendment L.001.







03:03 PM --
Kevin Bommer, Colorado Municipal League and Colorado Counties, Inc., spoke about the bill. Mr. Bommer provided a letter from the Colorado Communications and Utility Alliance to the committee (Attachment J). Mr. Bommer responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: HB17-1193
TIME: 03:18:41 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001, as amended by L.004. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Nordberg
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1193
TIME: 03:19:34 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Williams D.
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1193
TIME: 03:18:56 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004, which amends L.001. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection







03:21 PM



The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1193
TIME: 03:28:38 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1193, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0.
SECONDED: Nordberg
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Excused
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Rosenthal
Excused
Sias
Excused
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 0 EXC: 3 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:29 PM -- SB 17-127



Representative Pabon, sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 17-127. Under current law, parents who help to finance a child's mortgage loan are exempt from the mortgage loan originator regulations in state law. The bill expands the exemption to include any family member who helps to finance another family member for up to three loans per year, with or without interest compensation. The Board of Mortgage Loan Originators in the Department of Regulatory Agencies is directed to define "family member" by rule.







03:33 PM --
Dan Sweetser, Colorado Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.



03:36 PM



Representative Pabon made closing remarks.

BILL: SB17-127
TIME: 03:36:12 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-127 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0.
SECONDED: Williams D.
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Excused
Gray
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Rosenthal
Excused
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Winter
Excused
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 0 EXC: 3 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:38 PM



The committee adjourned.