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h_bus_2018a_2018-03-20t13:31:46z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1278

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR
Date Mar 20, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1278 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:37:17 PM  
The committee reconvened.  Representative
Benavidez introduced House Bill 18-1278.  The bill requires a contractor
for any public project that does not receive any federal money to use apprentices
registered with an apprenticeship program for at least 25 percent of the
workforce in apprenticeable occupations.
01:41:33 PM  

Representative Benavidez distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment B) and explained the amendment.

01:50:22 PM  
Representative Benavidez responded to questions from the committee.
01:50:41 PM  
Kori Donaldson, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill's fiscal note.
02:00:35 PM  
Michael Gifford, Associated General Contractors of Colorado,
testified in opposition to the bill, stating that the bill will increase
project costs. He responded to questions from the committee.
02:05:01 PM  
Mr. Gifford continued to respond to questions from the committee.
02:12:40 PM  

Tom Tuttle, Pipefitters Local 208, testified in support of the bill.

02:18:59 PM  

Edward Keefer, Pipefitters Local 208, testified in support of the bill.

02:20:13 PM  

Walter Pena, Laborers' International Union of North America Local 720, testified in support of the bill.

02:22:33 PM  

Phil Hayes, Rocky Mountain Pipe Trades, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:31:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Garnett
Seconded Arndt
Arndt
Coleman
Exum
Garnett
Gray
Liston
Sandridge
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:31:09 PM  
Representative Benavidez gave concluding remarks regarding the bill.
02:35:55 PM  
Members of the committee commented on the bill.


02:38:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1278, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Garnett
Seconded Gray
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Gray Yes
Liston No
Sandridge No
Sias No
Thurlow No
Van Winkle No
Williams D. No
Winter Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS