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S_FIN_2016A 05/06/2016 11:12:26 AM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Date: 05/06/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 11:12 AM to 11:31 AM
Holbert
X
Johnston
X
Place: LSB B
Kerr
X
Hill
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Neville T.
X
Senator Neville T.
This Report was prepared by
Kori Donaldson
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1361

SB16-215

HB16-1301

HB16-1267
Postponed Indefinitely

Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Postponed Indefinitely

Referred to Appropriations





11:12 AM -- HB16-1361



Senators Sonnenberg and Newell, co-prime sponsors, returned to discuss House Bill 16-1361. Witness testimony on the bill was heard on May 5, 2016. Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill. Senators Sonnenberg and Newell made some closing remarks on the bill.



























































11:16 AM



Senator Johnston distributed and explained amendment L.008 (Attachment A).



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BILL: HB16-1361
TIME: 11:16:43 AM
MOVED: Johnston
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Johnston
Kerr
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection































































11:17 AM



Senator Johnston distributed and explained amendment L.006 (Attachment B).



16SenateFin0506AttachB.pdf16SenateFin0506AttachB.pdf

BILL: HB16-1361
TIME: 11:17:34 AM
MOVED: Johnston
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Johnston
Kerr
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: HB16-1361
TIME: 11:17:58 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1361, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
No
Neville T.
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL
BILL: HB16-1361
TIME: 11:26:39 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1361 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Johnston
Kerr
Hill
Neville T.
Final YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:





11:20 AM -- SB16-215



Senate Bill 16-215 modifies the implementation of the state's twice monthly payroll system authorized through House Bill 15-1392. The bill allows the State Personnel Director within the Department of Personnel and Administration to determine when to begin paying salaries twice a month, if it is determined that it is necessary to delay until after July 1, 2017, due to the implementation of the Human Resources Information System.

BILL: SB16-215
TIME: 11:21:35 AM
MOVED: Holbert
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-215 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 4-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
No
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



The committee took a brief recess.



















11:26 AM -- HB16-1301



The reengrossed version of House Bill 16-1301 provides a state income tax credit to taxpayers that employ workers that are either preparing for or participating in a qualified residency, pre-apprenticeship or an apprenticeship program. The credit is available for tax years 2018 through 2020 and is capped at $1 million per tax year and $3 million in total. An employer may receive up to $2,500 for each resident or individual in a construction industry pre-apprenticeship program and $5,000 for each apprentice or individual in an industry apprenticeship program. The credit is nonrefundable and may be carried forward for five years.

BILL: HB16-1301
TIME: 11:27:25 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1301 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
No
Kerr
No
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





11:28 AM -- HB16-1267



The committee heard witness testimony on the bill on May 5. The bill was postponed indefinitely, but notice was later give of intent to reconsider.

BILL: HB16-1267
TIME: 11:29:14 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Reconsider House Bill 16-1267. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
No
YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS










BILL: HB16-1267
TIME: 11:30:30 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1267 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
No
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





11:31 AM



The meeting adjourned.


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