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h_bus_2017a_2017-03-21t13:32:48z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/21/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1216



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1216, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:33 PM -- HB 17-1216



Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative Sias introduced House Bill 17-1216. The bill creates a sales and use tax simplification task force. The task force is required to meet at least eight times between FY 2017-18 and FY 2019-20 in order to study the necessary components of a simplified sales and use tax system for both the state and local governments. It is required to consider the feasibility of potential changes to administration of state and local sales and use taxes and to make annual reports to the Legislative Council in 2017, 2018, and 2019. The task force consists of 15 members and is scheduled to sunset effective July 1, 2020.



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



01:44 PM --
Tony Gagliardi, National Federation of Independent Businesses and the Coalition to Simplify Colorado Sales Tax, testified in support of the bill.



01:46 PM --
Tammy McCoy, Colorado Automobile Dealers Association and the Coalition to Simplify Colorado Sales Tax, testified in support of the bill.



01:49 PM --
Dianne Criswell, Colorado Municipal League, testified on the bill from a neutral position.



01:52 PM --
Patrick Boyle, Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill.



01:53 PM --
Paul Archer, Automated Business Products and the Coalition to Simplify Colorado Sales Tax, testified in support of the bill.



01:56 PM



Mr. Boyle responded to questions from the committee.


BILL: HB17-1216
TIME: 02:00:16 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Excused
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Excused
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



170321 AttachA.pdf170321 AttachA.pdf

BILL: HB17-1216
TIME: 02:00:35 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Nordberg
VOTE
Arndt
Excused
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Excused
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



170321 AttachB.pdf170321 AttachB.pdf

BILL: HB17-1216
TIME: 02:01:27 PM
MOVED: Sias
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Excused
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



170321 AttachC.pdf170321 AttachC.pdf



02:03 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks.

BILL: HB17-1216
TIME: 02:05:59 PM
MOVED: Sias
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1216, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0.
SECONDED: Kraft-Tharp
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Excused
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














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