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h_tra_2018a_2018-04-26t11:54:38z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1406

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Apr 26, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1406 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

12:03:06 PM  

Reps. Foote and Weissman introduced House Bill 18-1406. The bill prohibits the Department of Revenue from denying or cancelling a driver license when an applicant or license holder has an outstanding judgment or warrant issued for failure to pay a penalty or appear at a post-sentencing court appearance, or failure to pay a public transportation fare. Rep. Weissman distributed a fiscal note memorandum [Attachment C], a handout [Attachment D], a graph [Attachment E], amendment L.003 [Attachment F], and amendment L.004 [Attachment G]. The sponsors answered several committee questions.

12:32:29 PM  

Committee discussion with Reps. Foote and Weissman continued.

12:58:01 PM  

Mr. Corey Hoffmann, representing the Town of Parker, the City of Northglenn, and the Colorado Municipal League, testified against the bill.  

12:59:49 PM  

Judge Theresa A. Spahn, representing Denver County Court, testified against the bill.

01:07:35 PM  

Ms. Terri Langham, representing Denver County Courts, testified against the bill.

01:07:58 PM  

Ms. Denise Maes, representing the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), testified in support of the bill.

01:14:07 PM  
Ms. Becca Curry, representing the ACLU, testified in support of the bill.
01:14:46 PM  

Ms. Langham and Ms. Maes answered several committee questions.

01:21:02 PM  
Ms. Kathryn Hall, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:24:21 PM  
Mr. James Fischer, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
01:34:15 PM  
Mr. Mike Honn, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified from a neutral position.


01:37:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 [Attachment F]
Moved Jackson
Seconded Esgar
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence No
Lewis No
Lundeen No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine No
Winter Yes
YES: 8   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:37:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 [Attachment G]
Moved Jackson
Seconded Roberts
Becker J.
Bridges
Buck
Carver
Esgar
Ginal
Hansen
Jackson
Lawrence
Lewis
Lundeen
Michaelson Jenet
Roberts
Saine
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:37:56 PM  
Reps. Foote and Weissman gave some closing remarks.


01:40:06 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1406, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jackson
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal No
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence No
Lewis No
Lundeen Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine No
Winter Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS