Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

s_sa_2018a_2018-05-01t13:33:42z7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1298

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 1, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1298 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:36:15 PM  

Senators Donovan and Todd, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1298. The bill establishes the Colorado Secure Savings Plan Board in the Office of the Governor to study the feasibility of creating a retirement savings plan and other approaches to increase the amount of retirement savings by Colorado's private sector workers.

02:43:27 PM  
Rich Jones, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.
02:43:56 PM  
Demetrius Johnson, representing the NAACP Rocky Mountain Region, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:15 PM  
Phil Steckley, representing AARP, testified in support of the bill.
02:49:41 PM  
Bre Andrews, representing the Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.
02:53:41 PM  

Hunter Railey, representing Small Business Majority, testified in support of the bill.

02:57:44 PM  

Blake Manion, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He distributed a written copy of his testimony [Attachment D].

02:58:46 PM  
Rita Fitzpatrick, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:07 PM  
Christina Johnson, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
03:03:25 PM  
Emily Ibach, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:05:12 PM  
Carl Larson, representing the Colorado Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:07:40 PM  
Jenifer Waller, representing the Colorado Bankers Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:09:10 PM  
Tony Gagliardi, representing the National
Federation of Independent Business, testified in opposition to the bill.
 He responded to questions from the committee.
03:20:55 PM  

Francesca Maes, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:21:43 PM  

Senators Donovan and Todd wrapped up their presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.



03:28:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1298 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Court
Seconded
Cooke No
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:29:18 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1298 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Court No
Fenberg No
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

COVID-19 Resources

Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.