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H_TLG_2020A 02/12/2020 01:34:55 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 02/12/2020
Attendance
Carver X
Catlin X
Froelich X
Holtorf *
Hooton X
Melton X
Valdez A. X
Valdez D. X
Wilson X
Exum X
Gray X
Time 01:34:55 PM to 04:07:42 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Gray
This Report was prepared by April Bernard
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1164 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1173 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1207 Referred to House Finance
SB20-017 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

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

HB20-1164 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:40:26 PM  
Speaker Becker and Representative Rich,
co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1164, concerning the exemption
of a housing authority from certain fees imposed by a water conservancy
district.  The bill specifies that housing authorities are exempt
from tap fees and developoment impact fees imposed by a water conservancy
district.
01:41:35 PM  
Several handouts were provided (Attachments
A, B, and C), as well as amendments L.001 and L.003 (Attachments D and
E).
01:43:19 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions
from the committee.
01:44:22 PM  
Kathleen Curry, representing the Colorado Water Congress, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:51:24 PM  
Larry Cleaver, representing the Ute Water Conservancy District, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:55:12 PM  
Gregory Williams, representing the Ute Water Conservancy District, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:58:06 PM  
The witnesses answered questions from the committee.
02:15:56 PM  
Mark Hermundstad, representing the Ute
Water Conservancy District, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:18:25 PM  
Donna Brosemer, representing Greeley Water,
testified in opposition to the bill.
02:21:59 PM  
The witnesses responded to committee questions.
02:22:49 PM  
Jody Kole, representing the Grand Junction
Housing Authority, testified in support of the bill.
02:32:35 PM  
Rich Krohn, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:34:11 PM  
The bill sponsors talked about Amendments
L.001 and L.003 (Attachments D and E).


02:48:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Exum
Seconded Froelich
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Holtorf
Hooton
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:48:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E).
Moved Exum
Seconded Melton
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Holtorf
Hooton
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:49:01 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
02:54:12 PM  
The committee made closing remarks.


03:01:18 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1164, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Exum
Seconded Valdez A.
Carver No
Catlin No
Froelich Yes
Holtorf No
Hooton Yes
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. No
Wilson No
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1173 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

03:01:28 PM  
Representatives Baisley and Saine, co-prime
sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1173, concerning excavation notification
requirements for underground facility location in connection with county
road maintenance, specifiying that excavation does not include routine
or emergency maintenance of the right-of-way on county-owned gravel or
dirt roads that does not lower the existing grade or elevation of the road,
shoulder, and ditches and that does not disturb more than six inches in
depth.  The sponsors provided Amendment L.001 (Attachment F).

03:07:39 PM  
Rod Meredith, representing Douglas County, testified in support of the bill.
03:12:09 PM  
Todd Juergens, representing Larimer County,
testified in support of the bill.  A packet was provided (Attachments
G and H).
03:12:50 PM  
The witnesses answered questions from the committee.
03:16:03 PM  
Norm Steen, representing Teller County
and Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.

 Mr. Steen provided a handout (Attachment I).
03:19:20 PM  
Hilary Cooper, representing San Miguel County, testified in support of the bill.
03:20:56 PM  
Roger Partridge, representing Douglas County, testified in support of the bill.
03:24:11 PM  
The committee made comments to the witnesses.
03:26:14 PM  
Darrell Roberts, representing Douglas County Public Works Engineering, testified in support of the bill
03:28:56 PM  
Carrie Hackenberger, representing the American Petroleum Institute of Colorado and the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:30:25 PM  
Dale Miller, representing the Colorado Association of Road Supervisors and Engineers, answered committee questions.


03:35:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F).
Moved Exum
Seconded Catlin
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Holtorf
Hooton
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:35:20 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
03:37:12 PM  
The committee made closing remarks.


03:38:33 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1173, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Exum
Seconded Hooton
Carver Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Holtorf Yes
Hooton Yes
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Wilson Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1207 - Referred to House Finance


03:38:57 PM  
Representatives Wilson and Melton, co-prime
sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1207, concerning the continuation of
the regulation of private investigators.  The bill continues the regulation
of private investigators for five years, until September 1, 2025.
03:41:27 PM  
Andrea Orozco, representing the Professional
Private Investigators Association of Colorado and the National Council
of Investigation and Security Services, testified in support of the bill.

A packet was provided to the committee (Attachment J).
03:44:26 PM  
Tan Smyth, representing the Professional
Private Investigators Association of Colorado, testified in support of
the bill.
03:49:32 PM  
Dean Beers, representing the Professional Private Investigators Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:50:37 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
03:55:21 PM  
The committee members made closing remarks.


03:56:46 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1207 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Melton
Seconded Wilson
Carver No
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Holtorf Yes
Hooton Yes
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Wilson Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-017 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:57:03 PM  
Representative Gray, prime sponsor, introduced
Senate Bill 20-017, concerning a requirment that the High Performance Transportation
Enterprise (HPTE) include information about its public-private partnerships
in its annual report to the committees of the House of Representatives
and the Senate that have jurisdiction over transportation.  The bill
adds additional reporting requirements for the HPTE, including the process
for selecting the partnership; and  information contained in proposed
and executed contracts, such as financial and performance provisions.  The
new reporting requirements are effective in the annual report due in 2021.

03:59:33 PM  
The sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
03:59:49 PM  
Andy Karsian, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, testified in support of the bill.


04:07:21 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-017 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gray
Seconded Melton
Carver Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Holtorf Yes
Hooton Yes
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Wilson Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:07:42 PM   The committee adjourned.






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