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H_FIN_2020A 05/28/2020 01:29:46 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 05/28/2020
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bockenfeld X
Champion *
Gray X
Kraft-Tharp X
Rich X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Bird X
Herod X
Time 01:29:46 PM to 03:08:51 PM
Place Old Supreme Court Chamber
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1025 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1059 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1115 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1142 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1119 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1193 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1224 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1376 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1184 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB20-057 Referred to House Appropriations
SB20-021 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1298 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1299 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1303 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1304 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1320 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1339 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1352 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1180 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-040 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-146 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1285 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB20-178 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1265 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1328 Laid Over

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

HB20-1376 - Committee Discussion Only




01:30:16 PM
The bill was laid over until later in the
meeting.



HB20-1025 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:30:43 PM  

Representative Benavidez presented House Bill 20-1025.  This bill requires the use of a meter or a third-party evaluation to quantify energy or fuel use for manufacturing or industrial purposes in order to claim a sales tax exemption.



01:31:55 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1025 indefinitely.
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Excused
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder No
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1059 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:32:08 PM  

Representative Bird presented House Bill 20-1059 to the committee.  This bill requires energy storage equipment owned or operated by utilities to be assessed similarly to renewable energy facility properties beginning on January 1, 2020.



01:32:48 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1059 indefinitely.
Moved Bird
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Excused
Gray Yes
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



HB20-1115 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:32:59 PM  

Representative Catlin presented House Bill 20-1115 to the committee and asked that it be postponed indefinitely.  This bill exempts fencing material used in a farm operation from state sales and use tax.



01:33:46 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1115 indefinitely.
Moved Gray
Seconded Bird
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Excused
Gray Yes
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



HB20-1142 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:34:03 PM  

Representative Cutter presented House Bill 20-1142 to the committee.  The bill creates a hazard mitigation enterprise.



01:36:26 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1142 indefinitely.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
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



HB20-1119 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:37:01 PM  

Representatives Exum and Landgraf presented House Bill 20-1119 to the committee.  This bill requires the Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission in the Department of Public Health and Environment to establish a certificate of registration for any facility or fire department that possess perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances.  It also gives authority to the department to establish standards for drinking water, surface water, and groundwater.

01:41:09 PM  
Representatives Landgraf and Exum presented amendments L.011 and L.012 (Attachments A and B).


01:44:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011
Moved Bird
Seconded Gray
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


01:44:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012
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


01:46:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1119, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
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



HB20-1193 - Postponed Indefinitely




01:49:57 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1193 indefinitely.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
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



01:49:56 PM

House Bill 20-1193 creates a state income tax credit for employers who provide paid family leave.  It also creates a state income tax deduction for employees and employers who make contributions to a family leave savings account.



HB20-1224 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:50:17 PM  

Representative Holtorf presented House Bill 20-1224 to the committee.  The bill creates a three month overweight divisible load permit for two- or three-axle trailer combinations.



01:53:36 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1224 indefinitely.
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld No
Champion No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1376 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:54:02 PM  

Representatives Esgar and McCluskie presented House Bill 20-1376 to the committee. The bill, as recommended by the Joint Budget Committee, repeals scheduled transfers in FY 2020-21 and FY 2021-22 and changes the source of funds used to pay lease obligations. It also repeals state law requiring referral of a 2020 ballot measure to authorize the issuance of transportation revenue anticipation notes, and refers a similar 2021 measure instead. If approved by voters, the measure will increase state revenue and expenditures for transportation over the period from FY 2021-22 to FY 2023-24, and require transfers and expenditures for debt service.



01:59:30 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1376 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Gray
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



01:59:37 PM

Representative Herod announced that Senate Bill 20-003 would be laid over.



HB20-1184 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:01:04 PM  

Representatives Buentello and Pelton presented House Bill 20-1184, along with amendment L.002 (Attachment C).  This bill continues the Commissioner of Agriculture's regulation of the Colorado Seed Act, which is scheduled to repeal on July 1, 2020.



02:06:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Snyder
Seconded Bird
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


02:07:50 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1184, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
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



SB20-057 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:08:26 PM  

Representatives Cutter and Snyder presented Senate Bill 20-057 to the committee.  This bill requires the Division of Fire Prevention and Control in the Department of Public Safety to provide additional employee benefits to its firefighters and support staff, including insurance for certain heart conditions and cancers, as well as an increased pension benefit.



02:11:08 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-057 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



SB20-021 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:11:56 PM  

Representatives Snyder and Benavidez presented Senate Bill 20-021 to the committee.  The bill expands certain requirements that must be included in new state tax expenditure bills.



02:17:03 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-021 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Benavidez
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



HB20-1298 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:18:09 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1298 indefinitely.
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded Gray
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



02:17:30 PM
House Bill 20-1298 extends the number of
tax years that the Colorado Economic Development Commission may allow certain
businesses to treat specific income tax credits as transferable income
tax credits.



HB20-1299 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:19:16 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1299 indefinitely.
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
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



02:18:50 PM
House Bill 20-1299 extends the number of
tax years that a taxpayer may elect to receive a refund for Enterprise
Zone Investment Tax Credits earned for renewable energy projects.



HB20-1303 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:20:40 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1303 indefinitely.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Champion
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



02:20:05 PM
House Bill 20-1303 eliminates the liquor
excise tax exemption for sacramental wines sold or used for religious purposes,
beginning in 2021.



HB20-1304 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:21:02 PM  

Representative Benavidez presented House Bill 20-1304 to the committee and asked that it be postponed indefinitely.  The bill clarifies that the excise tax on alcoholic beverages applies to occasional sales by public auction.



02:22:09 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1304 indefinitely.
Moved Benavidez
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



HB20-1320 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:22:43 PM  

Representative Snyder presented House Bill 20-1320 to the committee and asked that it be postponed indefinitely.  The bill makes changes to titling procedures and sales tax requirements for the transfer of off-highway vehicles, and grants off-highway vehicle dealers access to the Department of Revenue's vehicle services portal.



02:23:41 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1320 indefinitely.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Bird
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion No
Gray No
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1339 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:24:35 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1339 indefinitely.
Moved Bird
Seconded Gray
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



02:24:00 PM
House Bill 20-1339 allows a motor vehicle
dealer to use demonstration plates, rather than a dealer plate, under certain
circumstances.



HB20-1352 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:26:05 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1352 indefinitely.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
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



02:25:10 PM
House Bill 20-1352 creates the Colorado
Air and Space Port group special license plate, and creates the air and
space scholarship program.



HB20-1180 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:27:14 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1180 indefinitely.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Bird
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



02:26:50 PM
House Bill 20-1180 requires the Commissioner
of Agriculture to adopt rules by March 1, 2021, to classify certain neonicotinoid
and sulfoximine pesticides as restricted-use pesticides.



SB20-040 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:28:15 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-040 indefinitely.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Yes
Gray No
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



02:27:55 PM
Senate Bill 20-040 requires genetic counselors
to be licensed before practicing in the state.



SB20-146 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:28:39 PM  

Representative Bockenfeld presented Senate Bill 20-146 to the committee.  The bill repeals and re-enacts a portion of the Unclaimed Property Act with modifications related to the presumption of abandonment for demand, savings, or time deposits with a financial organization, along with other changes.



02:30:32 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-146 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Bockenfeld
Seconded Sandridge
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion Yes
Gray No
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder No
Sullivan No
Bird No
Herod No
YES: 5   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:31:15 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-146 indefinitely.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
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



HB20-1285 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:31:48 PM  

Representative Sullivan presented House Bill 20-1285 to the committee, along with amendment L.002 (Attachment D).  This bill continues the Motorcycle Operator Safety Training Program in the Department of Public Safety, which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2020.



02:33:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Sullivan
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


02:36:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1285, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Champion No
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



SB20-178 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:36:51 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-178 indefinitely.
Moved Gray
Seconded Bird
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



02:36:24 PM
Senate Bill 20-178 creates a disabled women
veterans military license plate that is exempt from registration fees and
specific ownership tax.



HB20-1265 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:37:13 PM  
Representatives A. Valdez and Benavidez presented House Bill
20-1265 to the committee, along with amendment L.004 (Attachment E).  This
bill establishes the duties of certain stationary sources in the event
of an incident where the emission of an air pollutant in excess of an allowable
rate or quantity occurs.


02:57:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Bird
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


02:59:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1265, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
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



HB20-1328 - Laid Over




03:03:34 PM
House Bill 20-1328 was laid over.


03:08:51 PM   The committee adjourned.