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S_FIN_2022A 04/04/2022 01:36:33 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/04/2022
Attendance
Hisey X
Lee X
Priola *
Winter X
Gonzales X
Time 01:36:33 PM to 02:26:27 PM
Place Old Supreme Court
This Meeting was called to order by Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Katie Ruedebusch
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB22-166 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB22-1213 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB22-1055 Referred to Senate Appropriations

SB22-166 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


01:36:44 PM  
Senator Donovan introduced
Senate Bill 22-166.  The bill reauthorizes the voluntary contribution
designation (income tax checkoff) benefitting the Colorado Nongame Conservation
and Wildlife Restoration Fund and extends the voluntary contribution indefinitely.
 The committee discussed nongame mammals, fish, and reptiles eligible
for funding from the bill.


01:48:55 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-166 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee Yes
Priola Excused
Winter Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1213 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


01:49:06 PM  
Sen. Buckner introduced
House Bill 22-1213.  The bill continues the regulation of speech language
pathologists in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled
to repeal September 1, 2022.


01:52:33 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1213 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee Yes
Priola Excused
Winter Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1055 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


01:55:23 PM  
Sens. Jaquez Lewis and Winter introduced House Bill 22-1055. The bill exempts period products and incontinence products from sales and use taxes beginning January 1, 2023. The sponsors answered several committee questions.
02:00:57 PM  
Ms. Lindsay Johnson,
representing the Junior League of Denver, testified in support of the bill.
 Ms. Alison Phillips, representing The Women’s Foundation of Colorado,
testified in support of the bill. Ms. Francesca Maes, representing Colorado
Center for Aging, testified in support of the bill.  Written testimony
may be found in Attachment A.
02:10:21 PM  
Ms. Talaya Banks,
representing Soul 2 Soul Sisters, testified in support of the bill.  Ms.
Esther Turcios, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in
support of the bill. The witnesses answered several committee questions.


02:23:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1055 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee Yes
Priola Yes
Winter Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:26:27 PM   The committee adjourned.