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S_BLT_2020A 03/11/2020 01:34:16 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 03/11/2020
Attendance
Priola X
Story *
Tate *
Danielson X
Williams A. X
Time 01:34:16 PM to 02:18:28 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 20-Plumbing Board — State Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 20-Banking Board Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 20-Electrical Board — State Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB20-1039 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1165 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1136 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

Conf 20-Plumbing Board — State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


01:34:32 PM  

Portia Hensley, Department of Regulatory Agencies, introduced Kevin Roy, appointee to the State Plumbing Board.

01:35:57 PM  

Kevin Roy, appointee to the State Plumbing Board, came to the table.  The appointment letter is Attachment A.  His application and resume are available at the State Archives.  Mr. Roy discussed his experience as a general contractor and his interest in serving on the board.



01:37:52 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Kevin Roy to the State Plumbing Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola Excused
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 20-Banking Board - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


01:38:22 PM  

Ken Boldt, Colorado Banking Board, introduced Taylor McLemore and Sarah Auchterlonie, appointees to the Banking Board.

01:39:27 PM  

Sarah Auchterlonie and Taylor McLemore, appointees to the Banking Board, came to the table. The appointment letter is Attachment B, their applications and resumes are available at the State Archives. Ms. Auchterlonie discussed her interest in continuing to serve on the board.  Mr. McLemore discussed his professional experience and interest in serving on the board.



01:43:35 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Sarah Auchterlonie, Taylor McLemore to the Banking Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola Excused
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 20-Electrical Board — State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


01:44:18 PM  

Joyce Young, Department of Regulatory Agencies, introduced Christopher Butler candidate for appointment to the State Electrical Board.

01:46:16 PM  
Christopher Butler, appointee to the State
Electrical Board, came to the table.  The appointment letter is Attachment
C.  His application and resume are available at the State Archives.
 Mr. Butler discussed his professional experience and his interest
in serving on the board.


01:46:55 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Christopher Butler to the State Electrical Board 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



HB20-1039 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:47:28 PM  

Senators Zenzinger and Tate introduced House Bill 20-1039 concerning state web portal search rules.  The bill requires the Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA) to create a task force to develop a rulemaking transparency website.

01:49:13 PM  

Pete Kirchhof, Colorado Concern, spoke in favor of the bill.

01:52:04 PM  

Jack Arrowsmith, SIPA, spoke in favor of the bill.

01:54:44 PM  
The committee discussed the bill.


01:58:12 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1039 to the Committee of the Whole 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



HB20-1165 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:58:43 PM  
Senators Zenzinger and Coram introduced House Bill 20-1165 concerning the Interior Design Practice Act. The bill modifies language in the act relating to certification of interior designers.
02:00:55 PM  

Lauren Amber Prestenbaugh, International Interior Design Association (IIDA), spoke in favor of the bill.

02:01:40 PM  

Kate Chapman, IIDA, spoke in favor of the bill.



02:05:15 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1165 to the Committee of the Whole 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



HB20-1136 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:05:25 PM  

Senator Hansen introduced House Bill 20-1136, which expands the types of investments a domestic insurer can make.

02:07:44 PM  

Michael Harper, Empower Retirement, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:09:02 PM  

Mike Feeley, Empower Retirement, discussed the amendment to the bill in the previous house.  He responded to questions from the committee.

02:12:03 PM  
Mr. Harper responded to questions from the committee.
02:17:04 PM  

Senator Hansen made closing comments on the merits of the bill.



02:18:03 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1136 to the Committee of the Whole.
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


02:18:28 PM   The committee adjourned.