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h_tra_2018a_2018-04-05t11:19:15z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-144

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Apr 5, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



SB18-144 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

11:19:23 AM  

Reps. Willett and Hansen introduced Senate Bill 18-144. The bill permits a municipality or county to adopt regulations allowing a bicycle or electric bicycle to pass through an intersection with a stop sign without stopping if the bicyclist slows to a reasonable speed; yields to vehicles and pedestrians; and can safely proceed or turn.

11:39:43 AM  
Committee discussion with Reps. Willett and Hansen continued
11:40:22 AM  
Ms. Piep Van Heuven, representing Bicycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:47:08 AM  
Mr. Michael Raber, representing Bike Jeffco and EyeCycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:51:12 AM  

Mr. Stan Sunderworth, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

11:55:10 AM  
Mr. Darren Buck, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
12:03:02 PM  

Mr. Mike Honn, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified from neutral position with an amendment.

12:04:11 PM  

Mr. Andy Karsian, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), came to the table to discuss several amendments to the bill.  He answered several committee questions.

12:08:21 PM  
Mr. Morgan Cullen, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
12:15:08 PM  

Rep. Willett distributed amendments L.005, L.007, and L.008 [Attachment A, B, and C].



12:18:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 [Attachment C]
Moved Buck
Seconded Roberts
Bridges
Buck
Carver
Esgar
Ginal
Hansen
Kennedy
Lawrence
Lewis
Lundeen
Roberts
Saine Excused
Willett
McLachlan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:19:18 PM  
Mr. Kip Kolkmeier, Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer several committee questions.


12:22:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 [Attachment B]
Moved Carver
Seconded McLachlan
Bridges Yes
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Lewis No
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Excused
Willett Yes
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 12   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:25:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 [Attachment A]
Moved Willett
Seconded Lundeen
Bridges No
Buck No
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Lewis No
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Excused
Willett Yes
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 10   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
12:25:34 PM  
Reps. Willett and Hansen gave some closing remarks.


12:29:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-144, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hansen
Seconded Willett
Bridges No
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Lewis No
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Excused
Willett Yes
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS