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H_FIN_2020A 06/06/2020 10:10:14 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 06/06/2020
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bockenfeld X
Champion X
Gray *
Kraft-Tharp X
Rich X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Bird X
Herod X
Time 10:10:14 AM to 02:36:18 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1416 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1405 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1408 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1413 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1417 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1332 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1415 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

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

HB20-1416 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:10:44 AM  
Representatives Garnett and Neville presented House Bill 20-1416 to the committee. This bill modifies the timing and format of fiscal analyses prepared by nonpartisan legislative staff for citizen-initiated ballot measures.


10:14:11 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1416 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Kraft-Tharp
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



HB20-1405 - Postponed Indefinitely




10:17:07 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Bird
Seconded Benavidez
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder No
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
YES: 5   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
10:17:08 AM  

Representative Woodrow previously presented House Bill 20-1405, along with amendment L.001 (Attachment A) to the committee on June 4, 2020.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment B.



10:25:23 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1405 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Benavidez
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion No
Gray No
Kraft-Tharp No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder No
Sullivan No
Bird Yes
Herod No
YES: 2   NO: 9   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


10:26:01 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1405 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



HB20-1408 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:26:36 AM  
Representative A. Valdez presented House Bill 20-1408 to the committee. The bill establishes a prioritized list of controlled maintenance projects to be funded by revenue generated pursuant to House Bill 20-1377.
10:32:46 AM  
Representative Valdez responded to committee members' questions.


10:40:16 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1408 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Rich
Seconded Bird
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



HB20-1413 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

10:40:50 AM  

Representatives Bird and Cutter presented Hosue Bill 20-1413 to the committee, along with amendments L.001, L.002, and L.003 (Attachments C, D, and E). This bill establishes a state and private investor funded small business recovery loan program.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment F.

10:44:34 AM  

Federico Pena, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

10:56:48 AM  

Blair Richardson, representing Bow River Capital, testified in support of the bill.

10:59:45 AM  
State Treasurer Dave Young testified in support of the bill.
11:08:53 AM  
Mary Wickersham, representing the Office
of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), testified in support
of the bill.
11:12:35 AM  
Jeff Kraft, representing OEDIT, testified in support of the bill.


11:26:37 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
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


11:27:13 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
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


11:27:46 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
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
11:27:56 AM  
Representatives Bird and Cutter wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


11:38:27 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1413, 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



HB20-1417 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:38:41 AM  
Representative Becker presented House Bill 20-1417 to the committee. The bill codifies the Care Subfund in the General Fund where $70.0 million in federal funds from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 were allocated by the Governor.


11:44:48 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1417 to the Committee on Appropriations.
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



HB20-1332 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


11:45:13 AM  

Representative Herod presented House Bill 20-1332 to the committee.  This bill makes discrimination in housing based on a person's source of income an unfair housing practice.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment G.

12:00:31 PM  
Drew Hamrick, representing the Colorado Apartment Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:01:33 PM  
Mr. Hamrick responded to committee members' questions.
12:08:54 PM  
Aubrey Hasvold, representing Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.
12:54:35 PM  

Representative Herod explained distributed and explained amendment L.002 (Attachment H).



12:54:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Herod
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
12:54:53 PM  
Representative Herod wrapped up her presentation to the committee.


01:06:06 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1332, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Herod
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1415 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:06:18 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
01:11:34 PM  
The committee reconvened.
01:12:59 PM  

Representatives Sullivan and Herod presented House Bill 20-1415 to the committee. The bill prohibits a principal from taking adverse action against a worker who raises concerns about workplace health and safety practices related to a public health emergency.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment I.

01:14:10 PM  
Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties Inc., testified against the bill.
01:26:41 PM  
Sandra Parker Murray, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:32:32 PM  
Brielle Diem, representing Denver Health Workers' United, testified in support of the bill.
01:35:01 PM  
Isis Usborne, representing Colorado People's Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
01:41:21 PM  

Sandra Sherwood, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

01:44:03 PM  
Christine Garcia Rexach, representing Denver Health Workers United, testified in support of the bill.
01:49:55 PM  
Robert Neeld, representing Denver Health Workers United, testified in support of the bill.
01:57:53 PM  
Sarah Zagle, representing Denver Health Workers United, testified in support of the bill.
01:58:09 PM  
Chasa Moore, representing Denver Health Workers United, testified in support of the bill.
02:01:15 PM  
Anthony Scorzo, representing Communications Workers of America, testified in support of the bill.
02:13:10 PM  
David Seligman, representing Towards Justice, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee members' questions.
02:24:01 PM  
Representative Herod distributed and explained amendments
L.001, L.002, and L.003 (Attachments J, K, and L).


02:25:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Herod
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


02:26:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Herod
Seconded Sullivan
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


02:27:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Herod
Seconded Sullivan
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
02:27:28 PM  
Representatives Herod and Sullivan wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


02:35:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1415, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Herod
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


02:36:18 PM   The committee adjourned.