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s_fin_2018a_2018-03-13t14:01:14z5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-200

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Mar 13, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-200 - Lay Over

02:56:13 PM  

Senators Tate and Priola, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-200, which makes modifications to the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA).

02:57:21 PM  

Senators Tate and Priola responded to committee questions.

03:04:35 PM  

Don Beauvais, representing himself, testified on the bill.

03:09:39 PM  
Don Deane, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:11:51 PM  

Phyllis Writz, representing herself, testified on the bill.

03:12:53 PM  

Tom Tonoli, representing himself, testified on the bill.

03:18:16 PM  
Mr. Beauvais, Mr. Deane, Ms. Writz, and Mr. Tonoli responded to committee questions.
03:20:48 PM  

Marianne Vick, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:22:48 PM  
Rob Gray, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:26:14 PM  

Jim Lavan, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:29:53 PM  

Sheralyn Heffner, representing herself, testified in support the bill.

03:33:27 PM  
Mr. Gray responded to committee questions.
03:38:03 PM  

Dr. Tom Boasberg, representing Denver Public Schools, testified on the bill.

03:46:32 PM  

Ron Baker, representing PERA, testified on the bill.

03:50:47 PM  

Scott Beauvais, representing himself, testified on the bill.

03:55:30 PM  

Dr. Irene Martinez Jordan, representing AARP Colorado, testified on the bill.  Dr. Martinez Jordan distributed a copy of her testimony to the committee  [Attachment C].

03:59:10 PM  
Dr. Boasberg responded to committee questions.
04:03:42 PM  

Dr. Boasberg and Mr. Baker responded to additional committee questions.

04:10:16 PM  
Brad Hughes, representing himself, testified on the bill. Mr. Hughes proved a handout to the committee [Attachment D].
04:18:06 PM  
Mr. Hughes responded to committee questions.
04:21:30 PM  
Henry Sobanet, representing the Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting, testified on the bill.
04:23:38 PM  

Kerrie Dallman, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:31:45 PM  
Mr. Sobanet responded to committee questions.
04:36:14 PM  

Lynea Hansen, representing Secure PERA, testified on the bill and presented a handout to the committee [Attachment E].

04:39:52 PM  

Ken Schulter, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:44:05 PM  

Ruth Karenko, representing herself, testified on the bill.

04:48:42 PM  

Anthony Randazzo, representing the Reason Foundation, testified on the bill and presented a handout to the committee [Attachment F].

04:54:03 PM  

Ms. Hansen responded to committee questions.

05:00:55 PM  

Mr. Randazzo responded to committee questions.

05:05:36 PM  
Dianne Criswell, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified on the bill.
05:10:34 PM  

Bob Eichem, representing the City of Boulder, testified on the bill.

05:12:45 PM  

Jason Meyers, representing the City of Fort Morgan, testified on the bill.

05:15:49 PM  

Mark Ruzzin representing Boulder County, testified on the bill.

05:18:24 PM  

James Sengenberger, representing the Millennial Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.

05:22:06 PM  

Tim Dawson, representing the Pew Charitable Trusts, testified on the bill.

05:25:07 PM  
Michael Valdez, representing the Special District Association of Colorado, testified on the bill.
05:28:57 PM  

Caren Lock, representing TIAA, testified on the bill.

05:30:31 PM  

JJ Ament, representing the Denver Metro Economic Development Corporation, testified in support of the bill.

05:36:14 PM  

Amy Slothower, representing Secure Futures Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

05:38:26 PM  

Randy Ross, representing CS PERA and Secure PERA, testified on the bill.

05:40:51 PM  

Carolyn Lamb, representing CS PERA, testified on the bill.

05:42:44 PM  
Ms. Slothower responded to committee questions.
05:45:20 PM  

Dr. Lisa Escárcega, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives and Secure PERA, testified on the bill.

05:49:05 PM  

Brett Johnson, representing Aurora Public Schools and Secure PERA, testified on the bill.

05:53:06 PM  

Karen Magnuson, representing CS PERA, testified on the bill.

05:58:58 PM  

Eric Olsen, representing Colorado WINS and Secure PERA, testified on the bill.

06:00:07 PM  
Skip Miller, representing himself, testified on the bill.
06:04:01 PM  

Eugenia Renfro, representing Colorado WINS, testified on the bill.

06:09:32 PM  

Jane Wilson, representing Secure PERA, testified on the bill.

06:12:09 PM  

Mark Qualy, representing Colorado WINS, testified on the bill.

06:17:06 PM  

Ms. Renfro, Mr. Miller, Ms. Wilson, and Mr. Qualy responded to committee questions.

06:35:54 PM  
Nancy Lawson, representing herself, testified on the bill.
06:38:25 PM  

Robin Handy, representing the Douglas County Federation of Retirees, testified on the bill.

06:40:11 PM  

Sarah Mesmer, representing the Douglas County Federation of Retirees, testified on the bill.

06:45:36 PM  

Kallie Leyba, representing Secure PERA, testified on the bill.

06:46:15 PM  

Ms. Leyba responded to committee questions.

06:51:56 PM  

Bob Barzdukas, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

06:54:08 PM  

Carlye Holladay, representing the Cherry Creek Education Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

06:56:34 PM  

Dragan Mejic, representing Colorado WINS, testified on the bill.

07:01:04 PM  
Ms. Holladay responded to committee questions.
07:02:46 PM  
Joshua Sharf, representing the Independence Institute, testified on the bill.
07:12:47 PM  
Kurt Mayer, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
07:13:20 PM  
Senators Tate and Priola provided closing comments on the bill.
07:31:17 PM  

The bill was laid over for action only at a future committee meeting.






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