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h_sa_2018a_2018-04-11t13:40:08z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-175

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 11, 2018      
Location RM 271



SB18-175 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:17:49 PM  

Representative Lundeen, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-175. The bill prohibits the state and any of its political subdivisions, except home rule municipalities, from entering into an employment contract or agreement with any public employee or union to compensate any public employee or third party for union activities or the costs associated with participation in union activities. It voids any existing employment bargains that include such provisions, and clarifies that a public employee is not prohibited from receiving compensated leave time for any personal purpose. The Attorney General is required to enforce the bill's provisions and any taxpayer of the jurisdiction where a violation occurs has standing to file an action in court to remedy the violation.

02:22:07 PM  
Representative Lundeen answered questions from the committee.
02:41:48 PM  

Tina Mueh, Colorado Education Association, testified against the bill.

02:46:00 PM  

Frank Gale, Colorado Fraternal Order of Police, testified against the bill.

02:49:29 PM  
David Lockley, Colorado Education Association and District Twelve Educators Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:53:37 PM  
Representative Lundeen made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


03:02:03 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-175 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Sias
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Humphrey Yes
Melton No
Sias Yes
Weissman No
Williams D. Yes
Lontine No
Foote No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:02:15 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-175 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Melton
Seconded Weissman
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Melton Yes
Sias No
Weissman Yes
Williams D. No
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS