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H_FIN_2021A 06/01/2021 06:07:19 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 06/01/2021
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bradfield X
Daugherty X
Gonzales-Gutierrez X
Gray X
Kipp X
Luck *
Rich X
Sandridge X
Snyder *
Bird X
Time 06:07:19 PM to 07:41:17 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Bird
This Report was prepared by Bo Pogue
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-279 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB21-057 Referred to House Appropriations
SB21-190 Committee Discussion Only

SB21-279 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


06:07:34 PM  
 Representatives
Roberts and D. Valdez presented Senate Bill 21-279

to the committee. The bill allows a board of county commissioners or a
city council to reduce or waive delinquent property tax interest payments
for any period of time between June 16, 2021, and September 30, 2021.
06:10:42 PM  
Lori Saine, representing
the Weld County Board of Commissioners, testified in support of the bill.
 Josh Blanchard, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting
Together, testified in support of the bill.  Commissioners Blanchard
and Saine responded to questions regarding how often delinquent interest
payments were waived under the bill's programming.
06:19:16 PM  
Jerry DiTullio, representing the Jefferson County Treasurer, testified on SB 21-279.
06:20:54 PM  
No amendments were offered to SB 21-279. Representatives Roberts and D. Valdez provided closing remarks in support of the bill.


06:24:13 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-279 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bradfield Yes
Daugherty Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-057 - Referred to House Appropriations


06:24:26 PM  
Representatives Gray
and Gonzales-Gutierrez presented Senate Bill 21-057 to the committee.
This
bill adds private lenders, creditors, and collection agencies connected
with student loans to the Colorado Student Loan Servicers Act.


Representative
Gray explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need.  Bo
Pogue, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions regarding the
routing of the bill to the Appropriations Committee.
06:29:21 PM  
Karen Cody-Hopkins, representing herself, testified in support of SB 21-057.

Hayley Banyai-Becker, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Morgan Royal, representing New Era Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Banyai-Becker responded to questions regarding whether she signed documents associated with her student loans.

06:40:08 PM  
Seth Frotman, representing the Student Borrower Protection Center, testified in support of SB 21-057.
06:43:38 PM  
No amendments were offered to SB 21-057. The bill's sponsors provided closing remarks in support of the bill. Representatives Snyder and Bradfield provided their positions on the bill. Representative Gray responded to questions regarding consumer protection infrastructure in the state.


06:48:24 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-057 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Benavidez Yes
Bradfield Yes
Daugherty Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-190 - Committee Discussion Only


06:48:39 PM  
Representatives Duran
and Carver presented Senate Bill 21-190 to the committee.  
This
bill creates personal data privacy rights and requires businesses that
process personal data to fulfill certain duties.
Representative
Carver explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need.  Representative
Duran provided additional input on the merits of the bill.  Representative
Carver responded to questions regarding requirements in the bill concerning
deletion of personal data, the process of opting out of data collection
under the bill, and the scope of the bill.
07:03:51 PM  
Mike Page, representing himself, testified against SB 21-190.

Allison Conwell, representing the Colorado Public Interest Research Group, testified in opposition to the bill.

07:11:35 PM  
Chris Howes, representing the Colorado Retail Council, testified on SB 21-190 from a neutral position.
07:12:42 PM  
Cheri Kiesecker, representing herself, testified on SB 21-190 from an "amend" position.

Cameron Demetre, representing TechNet, testified on the bill from an "amend" position.

Maureen Mahoney, representing Consumer Reports, testified on the bill from an "amend" position.

07:25:08 PM  
Dalia Ritvo, representing the Attorney General's Office, testified in support of SB 21-190. Ms. Ritvo responded to questions raised during earlier testimony. Discussion ensued regarding the definition of "child" in the bill. Ms. Ritvo responded to questions regarding the potential for delaying the bill to address certain issues.
07:34:11 PM  
Ryan Harkins, representing Microsoft, testified in support of SB 21-190. Mr. Harkins responded to questions regarding Microsoft's position on data collection, and their standards for collecting and selling data.
07:40:09 PM  
Representative Bird laid SB 21-190 for action only.


07:41:17 PM   The committee adjourned.






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