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h_bus_2017a_2017-03-23t13:32:39z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/23/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1228



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


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

Refer House Bill 17-1228, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:59 PM -- HB 17-1228



Representative Pabon and Representative Landgraf introduced House Bill 17-1231. The bill creates the Home-Based Pet Animal Care Technology Platform Act under the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The bill requires that a corporation that uses a digital network to connect pet animal caregivers to pet animal owners for providing home-based pet animal services, obtain a permit from the department, and carry specified insurance coverages.



The bill sponsors provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments A and B).



170323 AttachA.pdf170323 AttachA.pdf170323 AttachB.pdf170323 AttachB.pdf



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



02:16 PM --
Peg Ackerman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ackerman provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).



170323 AttachC.pdf170323 AttachC.pdf



02:20 PM --
Marcus Newell, Mile High Mutts, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Newell responded to questions from the committee.



02:27 PM --
Judy Gee, Doggie Pause and Colorado Association of Dog Daycares (CADD), testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Gee responded to questions from the committee.



02:34 PM



The bill sponsors and Mr. Newell responded to questions from the committee.



02:39 PM --
Gary Queen, Lucky Dog and Lucky Pet at Home Pet Services, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Queen responded to questions from the committee.



02:46 PM



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



03:01 PM --
Nicole Delmoro, City Bark, testified in opposition to the bill.



03:05 PM --
Elizabeth Davis, CADD, testified in opposition to the bill.



03:07 PM --
Therese Morin, Rover Retreat and CADD, testified in opposition to the bill.



03:09 PM --
Melissa Babich, CADD, testified in opposition to the bill.



03:11 PM --
Angelique Moyer, CADD and U Lucky Dog, testified in opposition to the bill.



03:13 PM --
Rhonda Siegel, Canine Fitness and Fun Center, testified in opposition to the bill.



03:16 PM --
John Lapham, Rover.com, testified in support of the bill.



03:18 PM --
Lisa Jacobson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



03:20 PM --
Dave Klaffley, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



03:23 PM --
Julie Cattabiani, Revolution Dog Services, testified in support of the bill.



03:26 PM --
Tanya Cardwell, Padlock Dog Training, testified on the bill from a neutral position.



03:29 PM --
Nick Fisher, Colorado Department of Agriculture, responded to questions from the committee.


BILL: HB17-1228
TIME: 03:37:42 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Sias
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Excused
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



170323 AttachD.pdf170323 AttachD.pdf



03:39 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks.

BILL: HB17-1228
TIME: 03:49:02 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1228, as amended, to the Committee on Finance. The motion passed on a vote of 9-3.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
Excused
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
No
Williams D.
No
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 3 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







03:50 PM



The committee adjourned.










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