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H_TLG_2019A 04/02/2019 11:59:47 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 04/02/2019
Attendance
Carver X
Catlin X
Froelich X
Galindo X
Hooton X
Humphrey *
Lewis *
Valdez A. E
Valdez D. X
Exum X
Gray X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 11:59:47 AM to 12:25:58 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Gray
This Report was prepared by April Bernard
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1246 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB19-1246 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:00:37 PM  

Representative Van Winkle introduced HB19-1246 concerning the regulation of food truck businesses by local governments. The bill requires a local government to grant a business license to a food truck operator that has a license from another local government.  Local governments are prohibited from requiring separate licenses or fees to operate a food truck in more than one location or more than one day in the same year or requiring certain types of documentation related to the truck's operation or location.  Local governments may enforce sales tax, zoning, and land use regulations and create ordinances or regulations regarding the operation of food trucks in the jurisdiction that aren't inconsistent with the bill's requirements.  Representative Van Winkle talked about amendment L.002 (Attachment A).

12:02:26 PM  

Representative Kraft-Tharp made opening remarks about the bill.

12:03:55 PM  

Samuel Preus, representing On the Hook Fish and Chips, testified in support of the bill.

12:05:19 PM  

Amy Crowfoot, representing food truck owners and J Street, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout (Attachment B).

12:09:17 PM  

The committee questioned the witnesses about the number of licenses needed to operate in multiple jurisdictions, online access of permitting documents, and health and safety.

12:20:42 PM  

Peyton Hall, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



12:22:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A)
Moved Valdez D.
Seconded Exum
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Galindo
Hooton
Humphrey Excused
Lewis Excused
Valdez A. Excused
Valdez D.
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:22:35 PM  

The sponsors made closing remarks about the bill.

12:24:09 PM  

The committee made closing remarks about the bill.



12:25:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1246, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Valdez D.
Seconded Humphrey
Carver Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Galindo Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lewis Yes
Valdez A. Excused
Valdez D. Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:25:58 PM   The committee adjourned.






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