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h_bus_2018a_2018-04-10t13:31:58z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-178

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR
Date Apr 10, 2018      
Location LSB A



SB18-178 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:51:25 PM  

Representative Kraft-Tharp introduced Senate Bill 18-178.  This bill requires an independent contractor or sole proprietor who operates a commercial truck (with a gross vehicle weight rating of at least 16,001 pounds and used in commerce on public highways), to have either workers' compensation insurance or a private occupational accident insurance policy providing similar coverage. 

01:54:17 PM  

Greg Fulton, Colorado Motor Carriers Association, distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment A) and testified in support of the bill.

01:58:49 PM  

Jenyce Houg, Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:02:34 PM  

Rob Ronzio, Flood and Peterson, discussed the differences between workers' compensation coverage for a single person versus a company.

02:05:54 PM  
Rick Ash, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:09:00 PM  
Jim Coleman, Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.


02:13:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-178 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Excused
Gray Yes
Liston Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sias Excused
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