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s_jud_2017a_2017-03-07t09:53:35z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/07/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-182



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 17-182, as amended, to the Commi
PASS

PASS







11:33 AM -- SB17-182



Senator Gardner, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-182, concerning a limitation on the obligation to cover damages arising out of a motor vehicle accident when uninsured motorist insurance may cover the same damages. Senator Gardner discussed a situation that would be effected by the bill.



11:37 AM --
Ms. Kelly Campbell, representing the Property and Casualty Insurers Association of America, testified in support of the bill. She discussed stacking limits in the bill.



11:40 AM --
Mr. Jeff Reubel, representing the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, testified in support of the bill. He explained the purpose of the bill.



11:43 AM --
Mr. Kevin Ross, representing the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, testified in support of the bill. He discussed damages awarded to clients and insurance rates. He responded to a question concerning the cost of insurance coverage under a certain fact pattern.



11:50 AM --
Ms. Jackie Booker, representing American Family Insurance, testified in support of the bill. She discussed a case concerning a client with multiple insurance policies.



11:54 AM --
Mr. Keith Berlin, representing State Farm Insurance, testified on a forthcoming amendment. He responded to a question concerning the effect of the amendment on sports vehicles.



11:58 AM --
Mr. Kyle Bachus, representing the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, testified in opposition to the bill. He explained the effect of the bill. He responded to a question concerning a forthcoming amendment. Mr. Bachus also responded to questions concerning the relationship between insurance premium payments and benefit payments.



12:05 PM --
Mr. Saul Sarney, representing the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, testified in opposition to the bill. He discussed provisions of the bill relating to offsets. Mr. Sarney responded to a question concerning the relationship between insurance premium payments and benefit payments.





12:10 PM



Senator Gardner made closing remarks on the bill, and distributed and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).



17SenateJud0307AttachA.pdf17SenateJud0307AttachA.pdf

BILL: SB17-182
TIME: 12:15:50 PM
MOVED: Gardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Fields
No
Kagan
No
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS


BILL: SB17-182
TIME: 12:16:17 PM
MOVED: Gardner
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-182, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Fields
No
Kagan
No
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







12:16 PM



The committee adjourned.






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