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H_FIN_2020A 02/13/2020 10:00:47 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 02/13/2020
Attendance
Benavidez X
Champion X
Gray X
Kraft-Tharp *
Larson X
Rich X
Sandridge *
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Bird X
Herod X
Time 10:00:47 AM to 11:31:04 AM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1217 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1069 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1043 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1120 Referred to House Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1217 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:02:02 AM  
Representative Gray presented House Bill 20-1217 to the committee. The bill repeals the regulation of marijuana financial services cooperatives in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2020.


10:04:36 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1217 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gray
Seconded Bird
Benavidez Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Larson Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1069 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:04:59 AM  
The committee took a brief recess.
10:08:25 AM  
The committee reconvened.
10:09:34 AM  
Representative Titone presented House Bill 20-1069 to the committee. The bill establishes a minimum staffing level for the state's Well Inspection Program, increases well permit fees, and requires the identification and prioritization of high-risk wells.
10:10:54 AM  
Vanessa Reilly, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee members' questions regarding the fiscal note.
10:17:26 AM  
Max Nardo, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee members' questions regarding the fiscal note.
10:20:20 AM  
Dianna Orf, representing the Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the bill.
10:23:35 AM  
Dick Brown, representing the Colorado Water Well Contractors' Association, testified in support of the bill.
10:25:21 AM  
Kevin Rein, State Engineer, responded to committee members' questions.
10:29:16 AM  
Representatives Titone and Saine explained and distributed amendment L.002 (Attachment A).
10:33:34 AM  
Mr. Rein returned to respond to committee members' questions on amendment L.002.


10:36:30 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Champion
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Larson
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:36:31 AM  
Mr. Nardo responded to committee members' questions on the amendment.
10:36:47 AM  
Representatives Saine and Titone wrapped up their presentation on the bill.


10:42:01 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1069, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Sandridge
Benavidez Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Larson Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1043 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:42:17 AM  
Representatives Buckner and Wilson presented House Bill 20-1043 to the committee. The bill amends the effective date of House Bill 19-1005 in the 2019 Session Laws and makes the income tax credit for early childhood educators available for tax years 2020 through 2024.
10:45:27 AM  
Esther van Mourik, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, explained the bill.
10:49:55 AM  
Bill Jaeger, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
10:57:50 AM  
Louise Myrland, representing the Women's Foundation of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:01:04 AM  
Kayla Frawley, representing Clayton Early Learning, testified in support of the bill.
11:07:14 AM  
Representatives Buckner and Wilson wrapped up their presentation on the bill.


11:14:06 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1043 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Bird
Benavidez No
Champion Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Larson No
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1120 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:14:18 AM  
Representatives Roberts and Carver presented House Bill 20-1120 to the committee. The bill makes sexual exploitation of a child an extraordinary risk crime, creates a new surcharge on offenders, and updates related statutory definitions.
11:15:33 AM  
The committee took a brief recess.
11:21:15 AM  
The committee reconvened.
11:21:41 AM  
Erin Reynolds, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee members' questions.
11:28:19 AM  
Representatives Carver and Roberts wrapped
up their presentation on the bill.  Representative Herod announced
that the committee had received written testimony for one witness (Attachment
B).


11:30:52 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1120 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Bird
Benavidez Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Excused
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Larson Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:31:04 AM   The committee adjourned.