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H_BUS_2017A 04/25/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR

Date: 04/25/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:30 PM to 02:44 PM
Arndt
*
Coleman
*
Place: LSB A
Garnett
X
Gray
*
This Meeting was called to order by
Navarro
X
Representative Kraft-Tharp
Nordberg
*
Rosenthal
X
This Report was prepared by
Sias
*
Luisa Altmann
Thurlow
X
Van Winkle
*
Williams D.
X
Winter
X
Kraft-Tharp
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB17-222

HB17-1202

SB17-269

SB17-232

SB17-279

SB17-237
Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Postponed Indefinitely

Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





01:31 PM -- SB 17-222



Representative Willett introduced Senate Bill 17-222. The bill relocates the statutes concerning fireworks from Title 12 to Title 24 of the Colorado Revised Statutes and makes minor technical changes.

BILL: SB17-222
TIME: 01:34:26 PM
MOVED: Van Winkle
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-222 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0.
SECONDED: Navarro
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







01:35 PM -- HB 17-1202



Representative Herod asked the committee to postpone indefinitely House Bill 17-1202. The bill requires any plumbing inspection performed by the state, a local government, or a qualified state higher education institute to include a review of the licensed plumbers and apprentices working on the inspected job site to ensure that plumbers are licensed and that apprentices are supervised by licensed plumbers. State, local building departments, and higher education institutions are required to develop standard procedures for plumbing inspectors conducting these reviews and to post these procedures on the agency's website. An inspector may file a complaint with the State Plumbing Board for any violation uncovered during an inspection.

BILL: HB17-1202
TIME: 01:36:31 PM
MOVED: Navarro
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1202 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 11-1.
SECONDED: Williams D.
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
No
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: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



01:37 PM -- SB 17-269



Representative McKean and Representative Winter introduced Senate Bill 17-269. Under current law, a licensed retail liquor store may receive no more than 20 percent of its annual gross revenue from the sale of nonalcohol products. The bill excludes sales revenue from lottery products, cigarettes, tobacco, and nicotine products, as well as ice, soft drinks, mixers, and any nonfood items related to the consumption of alcohol from that limit. The bill also clarifies that the limit is on annual gross sales revenue.





01:39 PM --
Jeanne McEvoy, Colorado Licensed Beverage Association, testified in support of the bill. Ms. McEvoy responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: SB17-269
TIME: 01:42:57 PM
MOVED: Winter
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-269 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0.
SECONDED: Van Winkle
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



01:45 PM -- SB 17-232



Representative Rosenthal introduced Senate Bill 17-232. The bill continues the Bingo-Raffle Advisory Board and the regulation of bingo, raffle, and other games by the Secretary of State's Office, and implements the Department of Regulatory Agencies' sunset report recommendations.



Representative Rosenthal provided a copy of amendment L.013 (Attachment A).



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01:49 PM --
Gary Force, United Veterans Committee of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.







01:50 PM --
Mark Turner, Colorado Nonprofit Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Turner responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: SB17-232
TIME: 01:53:48 PM
MOVED: Rosenthal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.013. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Gray
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



01:58 PM



The committee discussed other potential amendments.







01:59 PM --
Tim Griesmer, the Secretary of State's Office, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: SB17-232
TIME: 02:02:34 PM
MOVED: Rosenthal
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-232, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
No
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
No
Williams D.
No
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:03 PM -- SB 17-279



Representative Beckman and Representative Gray introduced Senate Bill 17-279. The bill makes technical adjustments and clarifies legislation concerning urban renewal authorities, urban renewal plans, and provisions for sharing tax increment financing among taxing entities.



02:08 PM --
Gini Pingenot, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.



02:09 PM --
Kevin Bommer, Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.



02:12 PM --
Michael Valdez, Special District Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:13 PM



Mr. Bommer and Ms. Pingenot responded to questions from the committee.



02:15 PM --
Eric Sutherland, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.







02:25 PM



The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks.

BILL: SB17-279
TIME: 02:29:57 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-279 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Garnett
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



02:30 PM -- SB 17-237



Representative Nordberg and Representative Garnett introduced Senate Bill 17-237. Current law prohibits a liquor-licensed tavern or lodging and entertainment facility from permitting an employee who is under 21 years of age to sell alcohol. The bill allows employees who are under 21 years of age to sell alcohol in licensed taverns or lodging and entertainment facilities that regularly serve meals.



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



02:33 PM --
Maia Allen, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Allen responded to questions from the committee.



02:38 PM --
Nick Hoover, Colorado Restaurant Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:40 PM --
Stephanie Fransen, Tavern League of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.





02:41 PM



The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks.

BILL: SB17-237
TIME: 02:44:21 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-237 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Nordberg
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



02:44 PM



The committee adjourned.




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