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s_fin_2016a_2016-04-19t14:05:00z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/19/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-185



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-185 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:14 PM



The committee took a recess.






02:17 PM -- SB16-185



The committee returned to order. Senator Scott, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-185, which requires the administrator of the Consumer Credit Code to adjust the financed dollar amounts for supervised loans and consumer credit sales issued by a Colorado lender based on the consumer price index for the Denver-Boulder-Greeley metropolitan statistical area. The administrator must adjust these amounts for inflation no later than January 1, 2017, and each January 1 thereafter.



02:20 PM --
Ms. Kara Birnbaum, representing Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy and Research Organization, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Birnbaum addressed several questions from the committee.



02:34 PM --
Mr. Greg Glischinski, representing AARP, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Glischinski distributed a letter of opposition from the Urban League of Metropolitan Denver (Attachment A).



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02:38 PM --
Mr. Tim Gaudette, representing the Small Business Majority, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Gaudette addressed comments and questions from the committee.



02:52 PM --
Mr. Rich Jones, representing The Bell Policy Center, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Jones addressed comments and questions from the committee.



03:10 PM --
Ms. Michelle Webster, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in opposition to the bill.



03:18 PM --
Reverend Amanda Henderson, representing the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.



03:22 PM --
Ms. Julie Meade, representing the Colorado Attorney Generals Office, testified from a neutral position on the bill and addressed questions from the committee.



03:29 PM --
Mr. Phil Hitz, representing OneMain, Springleaf Financial Services, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Hitz distributed a page listing myths and facts concerning SB 16-185 (Attachment B) and a letter of support from Renewal Financial Services, LLC (Attachment C). He addressed questions from the committee.



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03:46 PM



Senator Scott made some closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: SB16-185
TIME: 03:49:34 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-185 to the Committee of the Whole. 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










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