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H_TRA_2016A 04/28/2016 01:13:57 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY

Date: 04/28/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:13 PM to 01:30 PM
Becker J.
X
Buck
X
Place: HCR 0112
Carver
X
Coram
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Esgar
E
Representative Tyler
Kraft-Tharp
X
Melton
X
This Report was prepared by
Moreno
X
Matt Kiszka
Neville P.
X
Nordberg
X
Winter
X
Mitsch Bush
X
Tyler
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB16-173

SB16-140
Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





01:14 PM -- SB 16-173



Representative KC Becker, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-173 to the committee. Under current law, a local authority may authorize the use of golf cars on local roads but not on state highways. This bill allows a local authority to authorize a person driving a golf car on a local road to cross a state highway at an at-grade crossing in order to continue traveling on the local road. Local authorization can be by ordinance or resolution but only to the extent necessary for the local authority to regulate a local road and not to interfere with the normal operation of the state highway.



01:16 PM --
Joe Gierlach, former Mayor of Nederland, representing the Colorado Municipal League (CML), testified in support of the bill.





01:20 PM --
Dianne Criswell, representing CML, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: SB16-173
TIME: 01:21:43 PM
MOVED: Buck
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-173 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0, with 1 member excused.
SECONDED: Becker J.
VOTE
Becker J.
Yes
Buck
Yes
Carver
Yes
Coram
Yes
Esgar
Excused
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Melton
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Winter
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



01:23 PM -- SB 16-140



Representative Kraft-Tharp, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-140 to the committee. Under current law, a motor vehicle dealer has 30 days following a sale to deliver or facilitate the delivery of the vehicle's certificate of title. At the time of sale, the dealer issues a temporary registration plate so that the vehicle can be driven by the purchaser before the title is received and the vehicle can be registered.



In any disciplinary hearing, action, or order of the Department of Revenue's (DOR's) Motor Vehicle Dealer Board, the reengrossed bill provides an affirmative defense that a dealer has taken reasonable action to deliver or facilitate the delivery of the certificate of title within 30 days if the dealer has, at a minimum:



• processed and mailed any required loan payoffs in a reasonable amount of time;

• contacted the prior lender and taken the necessary action to obtain the vehicle's title or duplicate title, which must be free of liens;

• taken any action necessary to obtain information or signatures from the prior owner necessary to have a new certificate of title issued for the motor vehicle;

• submitted all paperwork that the dealer has obtained to the county clerk and that is necessary to have a new certificate of title issued for the motor vehicle; and

• corrected any errors in any filings with the DOR in a reasonable amount of time.



In addition, the dealer may issue a second temporary registration plate to the owner if every reasonable action necessary has been taken by the dealer to facilitate delivery of the title.











Representative Kraft-Tharp responded to questions from the committee. Matt Kiszka, Legislative Council Staff, responded to a question from the committee.



01:27 PM --
Todd O'Connell, representing the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: SB16-140
TIME: 01:29:11 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-140 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0, with 3 members excused.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Becker J.
Yes
Buck
Yes
Carver
Excused
Coram
Yes
Esgar
Excused
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Melton
Yes
Moreno
Excused
Neville P.
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Winter
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 0 EXC: 3 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



01:30 PM



The committee adjourned.


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