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h_fin_2018a_2018-04-23t13:35:32z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1378

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 23, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1378 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:41:37 PM  
Representative Danielson and Buckner, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1378, which modifies the policies related to gender-based pay discrimination in Colorado. It creates new standards for employers and requires the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to enforce these standards.
01:43:09 PM  
Committee members received a fact sheet about the bill, prepared by the Bell Policy Center [Attachment A].
01:46:46 PM  

Ms. Alison Friedman Phillips, representing the Women's Foundation of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

01:50:29 PM  

Ms. Charlotte Sweeney, representing the Colorado Women's Bar Association (CWBA), testified in support of the bill.

01:52:45 PM  

Ms. Sarah Parady, representing the CWBA, testified in support of the bill.  Committee members received  a publication titled: "Status of Women In the States" [Attachment B].

01:54:48 PM  
Ms. Appalenia Udell, representing Denver Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:59:00 PM  
Ms. Sonya Ulibarri, representing Girls, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
02:01:38 PM  
Mr. Tomas Manriquez Hernandez, representing the CWBA, testified in support of the bill.
02:04:06 PM  

Ms. Annie Martinez, representing the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:06:55 PM  
Ms. Samantha Saccomanno, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.
02:11:12 PM  
Ms. Kaitlin Altone, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:13:28 PM  
Ms. Karla Gonzales Garcia, representing the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), testified in support of the bill.
02:15:50 PM  
Ms. Melissa Jaure, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:18:35 PM  
Ms. Lydia Waligorski, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:35 PM  
Ms. Karen Hester, representing the Center for Legal Inclusiveness, testified in support of the bill.
02:25:09 PM  
Ms. Loren Furman, representing the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:29:53 PM  
Mr. Nicholas Colglazier, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:30:24 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill and responded to committee questions. Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.


02:39:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1378 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Herod
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias No
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow No
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS