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h_hie_2017a_2017-04-27t13:34:48z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/27/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-278



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-278 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:06 PM -- SB 17-278



Representative Ginal presented Senate Bill 17-278 to the committee, along with a handout (Attachment E). The bill prohibits the nuisance exhibition of motor vehicle exhaust, which is the knowing release of soot, smoke, or other particulate emissions, from a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 14,000 pounds or less. If the exhaust obstructs or obscures another person's view of the roadway, other users of the roadway, a traffic control device, or otherwise creates a hazard to a driver, bicyclist, or pedestrian, it is a class A traffic infraction, punishable by a fine of $100 and a surcharge of $10. All vehicles used for commercial activities are exempt from the bill.



170427 AttachE.pdf170427 AttachE.pdf



02:16 PM --
Michael Raber, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:19 PM --
Ted Heyd, representing Bicycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:21 PM --
Theresa Conley, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:37 PM --
Morgan Cullen, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.



02:39 PM --
Bob Overbeck, representing Fort Collins City Council, testified in support of the bill.



02:40 PM --
Greg Fulton, representing Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.





02:44 PM



Representative Ginal wrapped up her presentation to the committee.

BILL: SB17-278
TIME: 02:52:09 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-278 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 9-2.
SECONDED: Beckman
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Humphrey
No
Jackson
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ransom
No
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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