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h_tra_2018a_2018-04-04t13:36:30z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1285

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Apr 4, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1285 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:49:52 PM  
The committee recessed.
01:50:40 PM  
The committee came back to order
01:50:53 PM  

Rep. Pabon introduced House Bill 18-1285.  This bill creates a remuneration-exempt placard that exempts individuals with qualifying disabilities from paying for meter parking.  To qualify for this placard, individuals must have a disability that limits their fine motor control in both hands; ability to reach a height of 42 inches from the ground; or ability to reach or access a parking meter due to the use of a wheelchairor other device.

01:52:38 PM  
Rep. Pabon answered several committee questions.
02:00:03 PM  
Mr. Chris Hinds, representing Blueplacard.org, testified in support of the bill.
02:05:58 PM  

Ms. Christina Johnson, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.

02:06:36 PM  
Mr. Mark Simon, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:15:33 PM  
Ms. Yelena Love, Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer committee questions.


02:21:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A).
Moved Bridges
Seconded Ginal
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buckner Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Lawrence Yes
Lewis No
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Winkler Yes
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 10   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:21:51 PM  
Rep. Pabon gave some closing remarks.


02:22:55 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1285, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Esgar
Seconded McLachlan
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buckner Yes
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Lawrence Yes
Lewis Yes
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Winkler Yes
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 15   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS