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h_tra_2016a_2016-04-20t13:32:00z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/20/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1437



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1437 to the Committee of the W

Refer House Bill 16-1437, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection



PASS







02:04 PM -- HB 16-1437



The committee went into a brief recess.



02:12 PM



The committee returned to order. Representatives Mitsch Bush and Wilson came to the table to present Senate Bill 16-171 to the committee. The bill allows law enforcement agencies to issue penalty assessment notices to vehicle owners for school bus stop arm violations. Representatives Mitsch Bush and Wilson responded to questions from the committee.



02:25 PM --
Gene Hammond, representing El Paso County School District 49, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Hammond responded to questions from the committee.



02:30 PM --
Justus Anderson, representing El Paso County School District 49, testified in support of the bill. He distributed a copy of the form that a school bus driver must complete if a school bus stop violation is witnessed by the driver (Attachment B). Mr. Anderson responded to questions from the committee. Mr. Hammond returned to the table to answer questions from the committee. Representatives Mitsch Bush and Wilson responded to questions from the committee. Discussion ensued.



160420 AttachB.pdf160420 AttachB.pdf



02:41 PM -- Kristi Strachan, representing Elbert County School District 200, testified in support of the bill.



02:46 PM



Representative Mitsch Bush distributed written testimony from the Chief of Police of the City of Manitou Springs (Attachment C) and a number of school district transportation directors (Attachment D) to the committee. The representatives responded to a question from the committee.



160420 AttachC.pdf160420 AttachC.pdf160420 AttachD.pdf160420 AttachD.pdf



02:48 PM



Representatives Mitsch Bush and Wilson made their closing comments on the bill. The committee discussed the merits of the bill.



03:05 PM



Committee discussion of the bill continued.



03:11 PM



The committee went into recess.



04:02 PM



The committee came back to order. Representative Moreno explained amendment L.001 (Attachment E).



160420 AttachE.pdf160420 AttachE.pdf

BILL: HB16-1437
TIME: 04:04:53 PM
MOVED: Moreno
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Esgar
VOTE
Becker J.
Buck
Carver
Coram
Esgar
Kraft-Tharp
Melton
Moreno
Neville P.
Nordberg
Winter
Mitsch Bush
Tyler
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:05 PM



Representatives Wilson and Mitsch Bush made comments on the bill. The committee discussed the merits of the bill.

BILL: HB16-1437
TIME: 04:10:37 PM
MOVED: Mitsch Bush
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1437, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Becker J.
No
Buck
No
Carver
No
Coram
No
Esgar
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Melton
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Neville P.
No
Nordberg
No
Winter
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



04:13 PM



The committee was adjourned.