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S_FIN_2022A 05/05/2022 09:01:28 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 05/05/2022
Attendance
Hisey X
Lee X
Priola X
Winter *
Gonzales X
Time 09:01:28 PM to 10:17:40 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Nina Forbes
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB22-1346 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB22-1242 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB22-1377 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB22-1345 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

HB22-1346 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


09:01:40 PM  
Senator Danielson
introduced and explained HB 22-1346. The bill requires that the state conduct
compliance checks on apprentice supervision for electricians and plumbers.
The bill also prohibits a licensed master electrician or plumber from applying
for a permit in certain circumstances.
09:02:35 PM  
Mr. Phil Hayes, representing
IBEW, Plumbers Local 3, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Hayes
andwered questions from the committee.
09:03:46 PM  
Mr. Tony Gagliardi, representing National Federation of Independent Business, testified in opposition to the bill.


09:10:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1346 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey No
Lee Yes
Priola No
Winter Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1242 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


09:10:12 PM  
Senator Hisey introduced
and explained House Bill 22-1242. The bill expands the authority of the
State Board of Housing in the Department of Local Affairs to set standards
for tiny homes
09:12:14 PM  
Senator Hisey responded to comments from the committee.


09:13:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1242 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee Yes
Priola Yes
Winter Excused
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1377 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


09:13:16 PM  
Senators Gonzales
and Kolker introduced and explained House Bill 22-1377. The bill creates
a grant program for local governments to reduce the rate of homelessness.
 It increases stateexpenditures, local revenue, and local expenditures
beginning in FY 2022-23.
09:17:38 PM  
The sponsors responded to questions from committee members.
09:18:58 PM  
Ms. Kristin Toombs,
representing Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill.
 Ms. Toombs responded to questions from the committee.
09:20:03 PM  
Matthew Server, representing Colorado Catholic Conference, testified in support of the bill.
09:20:04 PM  
Written testimony is included as Attachment A.


09:29:40 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1377 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee Yes
Priola Yes
Winter Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1345 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


09:29:50 PM  
Senators Gonzales
and Lee introduced and explained House Bill 22-1345. The bill prohibits
the sale or distribution of certain consumer products in the state that
contain intentionally-added PFAS chemicals and restricts the use of Class
B fire fighting foam containing intentionally-added PFAS.

09:31:23 PM  
Christopher Finarelli, representing The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA), testified to amend the bill.
09:39:32 PM  
Mr. Mike Thompson, representing Personal Care Products Council, testified to amend the bill.
09:41:19 PM  
Erin Bertoli, representing Metro Water Recovery, testified in support of the bill.
09:49:37 PM  
Mr. Blair Corning, representing South Platte Renew, testified in support of the bill.
09:49:40 PM  
Ms. Liz Rosenbaum, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
09:53:18 PM  
Ms. Madhvi Chittoor, representing Madhvi4EcoEthics, testified in support of the bill.
09:59:24 PM  
Ms. Chittoor answered questions from the committee.
10:02:15 PM  
Dr. Michael Neil, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
10:02:40 PM  
Rebecca Curry, representing Earthjustice, testified in support of the bill.
10:02:41 PM  
Written testimony is included as Attachment B.
10:02:42 PM  
The sponsors introduced
and explained Amendment L.008 (Attachment C).


10:15:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.018 (Attachment C)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Winter
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:16:03 PM  
The sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill.


10:17:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1345, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee Yes
Priola Yes
Winter Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:17:40 PM   The committee adjourned.