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H_FIN_2020A 03/09/2020 01:30:26 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 03/09/2020
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bockenfeld X
Champion X
Gray *
Kraft-Tharp *
Rich X
Sandridge *
Snyder *
Sullivan X
Bird *
Herod X
Time 01:30:26 PM to 03:50:00 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1163 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1323 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1207 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1341 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1305 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1206 Referred to House Appropriations

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

HB20-1163 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:31:48 PM  

Representatives A. Valdez and Sirota presented House Bill 20-1163 to the committee.  The bill prohibits stores and retail food establishments from providing single-use plastic carryout bags, single-use plastic stirrers, and single-use plastic straws to consumers beginning July 1, 2022.

01:37:05 PM  
Representatives A. Valdez and Sirota responded to committee members' questions.
01:38:39 PM  
Daphne Gervais, representing Colorado Counties
Incorporated, testified against the bill.
01:39:13 PM  

Josephine Rider, representing Environment Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

01:42:20 PM  
Tezcalli Diaz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:44:59 PM  
Ean Tafoya, representing the Colorado Latino Forum, testified in support of the bill.
01:47:36 PM  
Ean Tafoya read the testimony of Mike Sapp in support of the bill.
01:49:33 PM  
Shayna Oliver, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:01:10 PM  
Representatives A. Valdez and Sirota wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


02:07:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1163 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gray
Seconded Bird
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1323 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:08:07 PM  

Representative Cutter presented House Bill 20-1323 to the committee.  The bill continues the Special Olympics Colorado income tax check-off and creates the Special Olympics Colorado group special license plate.

02:09:08 PM  
Megan Scremin, representing Special Olympics Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:12:53 PM  
Mackenzie Beauvais-Nikl, representing Special Olympics Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:16:19 PM  
Jeff Clark, representing Special Olympics Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:03 PM  
Vincent Egan, representing Special Olympics Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:24:04 PM  
Hanna Atkinson, representing Special Olympics Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:27:10 PM  
Kayleen and Finn Kennedy, representing Special Olympics Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:27:45 PM  
Erin Holloway, representing Special Olympics Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:31:33 PM  
Representatives Cutter and Will wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


02:43:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1323 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1207 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:43:22 PM  

Representatives Melton and Wilson presented House Bill 20-1207 to the committee.  The bill continues the regulation of private investigators in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2020.

02:45:19 PM  
Brian Tobias and Bryan Jameson, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified against the bill.
02:47:35 PM  
Ryan Johnston, representing the Private Investigators Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:45 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified in a neutral capacity.
02:56:06 PM  
Representatives Melton and Wilson wrapped up their presentation to the committee and responded to committee members' questions.
02:58:14 PM  
Matt Bishop, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee members' questions.


03:07:33 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1207 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1341 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:07:50 PM  

Representatives Rich and Roberts presented House Bill 20-1341 to the committee.  The bill codifies the process by which two-year projections of cash-funded capital construction projects from state institutions of higher education are reviewed and approved.

03:09:51 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified in a neutral capacity.


03:12:28 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1341 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gray
Seconded Rich
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp 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



HB20-1305 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:12:41 PM  

Representatives Benavidez and Snyder presented House Bill 20-1305 to the committee, along with amendment L.001 (Attachment A).  The bill eliminates a corporate tax credit equal to 25 percent of the value of charitable livestock or crop contributions, up to $1,000 per year.

03:14:59 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified in a neutral capacity.
03:16:45 PM  
Representative Benavidez explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).


03:17:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Snyder
Seconded Benavidez
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


03:19:02 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1305, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Benavidez
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Excused
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1206 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:23:46 PM  

Representative Landgraf presented House Bill 20-1206 to the committee.  The bill continues the regulation of mental health professionals in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2020.

03:25:52 PM  

Dan Kendrick, representing the Colorado Association of Psychotherapists, testified against the bill.

03:38:20 PM  
Dr. Amanda Marsh Baranski, representing the National Association of Social Workers of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:39:32 PM  
Matt Bishop, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee members' questions.
03:45:08 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified in a neutral capacity.
03:47:23 PM  
Representative Landgraf wrapped up her presentation to the committee.


03:49:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1206 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Excused
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:50:00 PM   The committee adjourned.