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H_BUS_2017A 03/30/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR

Date: 03/30/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 02:36 PM to 04:10 PM
Arndt
*
Coleman
X
Place: LSB A
Garnett
*
Gray
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Navarro
X
Representative Kraft-Tharp
Nordberg
*
Rosenthal
X
This Report was prepared by
Sias
X
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:
HB17-1272

HB17-1269

SB17-187

HB17-1263

HB17-1231
Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to House Appropriations

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole





02:37 PM -- HB 17-1272



Representative Hooton introduced House Bill 17-1272. The bill, recommended by the Statutory Revision Committee, repeals the annual report prepared by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) on the Hospitality Career Secondary Education Grant Program as of December 16, 2019, and continues indefinitely CDLE's annual report on the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund balance.

BILL: HB17-1272
TIME: 02:39:27 PM
MOVED: Van Winkle
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1272 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0.
SECONDED: Thurlow
VOTE
Arndt
Excused
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
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



02:40 PM -- HB 17-1269



Representative Danielson and Representative Nordberg introduced House Bill 17-1269. The bill provides wage transparency protections to all employees in the state by removing certain exemptions under current law.



02:44 PM --
Sarah Parady, Colorado Women's Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.





02:46 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks.

BILL: HB17-1269
TIME: 02:46:46 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1269 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Van Winkle
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:48 PM -- SB 17-187



Representative Ginal introduced Senate Bill 17-187. Witness testimony on the bill was previously heard on March 21, 2017.



Representative Ginal provided a copy of amendment L.003 (Attachment A).



170330 AttachA.pdf170330 AttachA.pdf



02:52 PM --
Ron Kammerzell, Department of Revenue, responded to questions from the committee.



02:55 PM --
Jordan Wellington, Vicente Sederberg, testified in support of the bill.



02:56 PM --
Matt Best, Medicine Man Technologies, testified in support of the bill.



02:57 PM --
Carrie Roberts, Medicine Man Technologies, testified in support of the bill.



02:59 PM --
Shawn Coleman, Terrapin Care Station, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Coleman responded to questions from the committee.





03:05 PM --
Dean Heizer, LivWell, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Heizer responded to questions from the committee.



03:07 PM --
Amanda Woods, Choice Organics Inc. and the Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill.



03:09 PM



Mr. Coleman, Representative Ginal, Mr. Heizer responded to questions from the committee.



03:16 PM --
Kachina Weaver, Colorado Department of Higher Education, responded to questions from the committee.



03:26 PM --
Cindy Sovine-Miller, Inspire, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Sovine-Miller responded to questions from the committee.



03:33 PM



Representative Garnett and Ms. Weaver responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: SB17-187
TIME: 03:36:42 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003. The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Williams D.
No
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:42 PM



Representative Ginal made closing remarks.

BILL: SB17-187
TIME: 03:42:35 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-187, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Williams D.
No
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:44 PM -- HB 17-1263



Representative McKean and Representative Hansen introduced House Bill 17-1263. The bill allows the Commissioner of Insurance to issue a limited lines self-storage license to an owner or operator of a self-service storage facility and requires that any owner or operator engaging in the sale of limited lines self-storage insurance must be licensed by July 1, 2018. The limited lines self-storage insurance may be sold to a self-storage occupant to provide coverage only for damage or loss to the personal property of the occupant contained in the self-storage space.



The bill sponsors provided copies of amendments L.001 and L.002, which amends L.001 (Attachments B and C).



170330 AttachB.pdf170330 AttachB.pdf170330 AttachC.pdf170330 AttachC.pdf



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



03:50 PM --
Marcus Dunn, Self Storage Association, testified in support of the bill.





03:52 PM --
Jackson White, Broomfield Mini Storage and the Colorado Self Storage Association, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1263
TIME: 03:59:02 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001, as amended by L.002. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1263
TIME: 03:58:36 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002, which amends L.001. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection







04:00 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks.

BILL: HB17-1263
TIME: 04:01:59 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1263, 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
Excused
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
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



04:05 PM -- HB 17-1231



Representative Garnett and Representative Thurlow introduced House Bill 17-1231. Witness testimony on the bill was previously heard on March 23, 2017.





04:06 PM --
Mike Conway, Colorado Division of Insurance, responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: HB17-1231
TIME: 04:07:09 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Williams D.
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



170330 AttachD.pdf170330 AttachD.pdf




BILL: HB17-1231
TIME: 04:08:57 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1231, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Thurlow
VOTE
Arndt
Excused
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Excused
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



04:10 PM



The committee adjourned.