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H_FIN_2020A 02/24/2020 11:30:10 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 02/24/2020
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bockenfeld X
Champion X
Gray *
Kraft-Tharp X
Rich X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Bird X
Herod X
Time 11:30:10 AM to 01:10:52 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1115 Lay Over
HB20-1212 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1190 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1230 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1004 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

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

HB20-1115 - Lay Over


11:30:23 AM  
Representatives McLachlan and Catlin presented House Bill 20-1115 to the committee. The bill exempts fencing material used in a farm operation from state sales and use tax.
11:32:13 AM  
Representatives Catlin and McLachlan responded to committee members' questions.
11:35:07 AM  
Justin Tranker, representing himself, testified against the bill.
11:46:13 AM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified against the bill.
11:46:27 AM  
Jim Cecil, representing the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, testified in support of the bill.
11:48:38 AM  
Brett Moore, representing the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, testified in support of the bill.
11:52:59 AM  
Commissioner Byron Pelton, representing
Colorado Counties Incorporated, testified in support of the bill.
11:56:14 AM  
Larry Lempka, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:58:22 AM  
Representative Catlin distributed and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
12:23:50 PM  
Representative Herod announced that the
bill would be laid over for action only.



HB20-1212 - Referred to House Appropriations


12:27:25 PM  

Representative Caraveo presented House Bill 20-1212 to the committee.  The bill continues the regulation of naturopathic doctors in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2020.

12:29:18 PM  
Dr. Rachelle Forsberg testified in support of the bill.


12:30:52 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1212 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Sullivan
Benavidez Excused
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Excused
Kraft-Tharp Excused
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Excused
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 4   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1190 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


12:31:16 PM  

Representative D. Valdez presented House Bill 20-1190 to the committee, along with amendment L.001 (Attachment B).  The bill allows a veteran with a disability to be exempted from paying registration fees and specific ownership tax without being issued the disabled veteran license plate.



12:33:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Bird
Seconded Sandridge
Benavidez Excused
Bockenfeld
Champion
Gray Excused
Kraft-Tharp Excused
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder Excused
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 4   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:34:34 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1190, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sandridge
Seconded Rich
Benavidez Excused
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Excused
Kraft-Tharp Excused
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Excused
Sullivan Yes
Bird No
Herod No
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 4   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1230 - Referred to House Appropriations


12:35:03 PM  

Representatives Larson and Singer presented House Bill 20-1230 to the committee.  The bill continues the the licensing of occupational therapists and assistants in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2020.

12:50:29 PM  
Yelana Love, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee members' questions.
12:52:29 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified in a neutral capacity.


12:55:15 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1230 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Excused
Kraft-Tharp 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



HB20-1004 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


12:55:27 PM  

Representative Will presented House Bill 20-1004 to the committee, along with amendment L.010 (Attachment C).  The bill was previously heard by the committee on February 6, 2020.

12:58:32 PM  
Max Nardo, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee members' questions.
01:05:53 PM  
Representative Cutter explained amendment L.010 (Attachment C).


01:08:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Champion
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:10:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1004, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Bird
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:10:52 PM   The committee adjourned.