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S_BLT_2019A 04/15/2019 01:41:22 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 04/15/2019
Attendance
Priola X
Story X
Tate X
Danielson X
Williams A. X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 01:41:22 PM to 03:00:19 PM
Place SCR 354
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Williams A.
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 19-Underground Damage Prevention Safety Commission Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB19-1210 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB19-107 Amended, Referred to Senate Local Government

Conf 19-Underground Damage Prevention Safety Commission - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


01:42:36 PM  
Michael Mills, Jeffery Rumer, Jeannette
Jones, and James Moody, appointees to the Underground Damage Prevention
Safety Commission came to the table.  The appointment letter is Attachment
A. Their applications and resumes are available at the State Archives.
 Mr. Mills, Mr. Rumer, Ms. Jones, and Mr. Moody introduced themselves
and discussed their professional experience and interest in serving on
the new commission.
01:46:14 PM  
Lori Warner, Mark Jurgemeyer, Eric Kirkpatrick, and James
Fitzgerald, appointees to the Underground Damage Prevention Safety Commission
came to the table.  The appointment letter is Attachment A.  Their
applications and resumes are available at the State Archives.  Ms.
Warner, Mr. Jurgemeyer, Mr. Kirkpatrick, and Mr. Fitzgerald introduced
themselves and discussed their professional experience and interest in
serving on the new commission.
01:50:54 PM  
Katharine Duitsman, Raymond Swerdfeger, Julie Mileham, and
Mark Frasier, appointees to the Underground Damage Prevention Safety Commission
came to the table.  The appointment letter is Attachment A.  Their
applications and resumes are available at the State Archives.  Ms.
Duitsman, Mr. Swerdfeger, and Ms. Mileham, and Mr. Frasier introduced themselves
and discussed their professional experience and interest in serving on
the new commission.


01:54:08 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of James Fitzgerald, Jeannette Jones, Raymond Swerdfeger, Jeffery Rumer, Mark Jurgemeyer, Eric Kirkpatrick, Lori Warner, Michael Mills, Julie Mileham, Mark Frasier, Katharine Duitsman to the Underground Damage Prevention Safety Commission to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1210 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:54:16 PM  
Senator Danielson resumed discussion of
House Bill 19-1210, concerning local government minimum wage.  Public
testimony on the bill was heard on April 8, 2019.
01:54:24 PM  
Senator Moreno began discussion of amendments to the bill. He distributed Amendments L.016, L.018. L.020, L.22, L.025, L.026. and L.027 (Attachments B-H).
01:59:35 PM  

Moreno discussed Amendment L.016 (Attachment B).



01:59:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:00:23 PM  

Senator Moreno explained Amendment L.018 (Attachment C).



02:02:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.018
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:02:24 PM  

Senator Moreno described L.020 (Attachment D).



02:02:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:03:04 PM  

Senator Moreno explained Amendment L.022 (Attachment E).



02:03:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.022
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:04:17 PM  

Senator Moreno explained Amendment L.025 (Attachment F).



02:05:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.025
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:05:37 PM  

Senator Moreno explained Amendment L.026 (Attachment G).



02:06:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.026
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:06:19 PM  

Senator Moreno explained Amendment L.027 (Attachment H).



02:08:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.027
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:08:11 PM  
Senator Moreno made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
02:09:37 PM  
Senator Danielson made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:12:34 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1210, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola No
Story Yes
Tate No
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-107 - Amended, Referred to Senate Local Government


02:12:43 PM  
Senator Donovan introduced Senate Bill 19-107, concerning broadband infrastructure. The bill sets certain procedures for the use of electric utelity easement for broadband infrastructure. She distributed Amendment L.001 to the committee (Attachment I).
02:19:15 PM  
Pete Kirchhof, Colorado Technology Association,
spoke in favor of the bill.
02:23:06 PM  
Jeff Weist, Colorado Cable Telecommunications
Association, spoke in favor of the bill.  He provided a handout to
the committee (Attachment J).  Mr. Weist responded to questions from
the committee.
02:27:28 PM  
Joey Lubinski, Colorado Bar Association, spoke neutrally about the bill.
02:37:05 PM  
Jeffrey Hurd, Southeast Colorado Power
and Elevate, spoke neutrally about the bill.
02:41:42 PM  
Geoffrey Hier, Colorado Rural Electric Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:46:21 PM  
Liz Peetz, Colorado Association of Realtors, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:49:43 PM  
Ted Leighty, Colorado Association of Homeowners, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:56:23 PM  
Mark Wiranowski, Comcast, spoke in favor
of the bill.


02:59:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:00:05 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-107, as amended, to the Committee on Local Government.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:00:19 PM   The committee adjourned.






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