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PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-178

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Mar 21, 2018      
Location SCR 354



SB18-178 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:45:44 PM  
Senator Smallwood introduced Senate Bill
18-178, concerning insurance coverage for independent commercial vehicles.
 The bill allows commercial truckers to carry private occupational
accident insurance instead of workers' compensation insurance.  Senator
Smallwood provided a handout and Amendment L.001 to the committee (Attachment
E and F).
02:49:33 PM  
Greg Fulton, Colorado Motor Carriers Association
(CMCA), spoke in support of the bill.  He responded to questions from
the committee.
02:52:15 PM  
Jenyce Houg, CMCA, spoke in support of the bill.
02:54:35 PM  
Rick Ash, CMCA, spoke in support of the bill.
02:59:07 PM  
Dan Coleman, DG Coleman Company, spoke in support of the bill.
03:03:18 PM  
Rob Ronzio, Flood & Peterson carriers, spoke in support of the bill.
03:07:36 PM  
Mr. Fulton responded to questions from the committee.
03:10:03 PM  
Mr. Ash responded to questions from the committee.
03:12:22 PM  
Mr. Fulton continued to respond to questions.


03:15:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:16:33 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-178, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Priola Yes
Smallwood Yes
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. Yes
Tate Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS