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S_TRA_2016A 03/08/2016 02:01:00 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Date: 03/08/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 02:01 PM to 02:56 PM
Cooke
X
Garcia
X
Place: SCR 352
Todd
X
Scott
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Baumgardner
X
Senator Baumgardner
This Report was prepared by
Jessika Shipley
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Conf 16-Aeronautical Board — Colorado

HB16-1122

HB16-1061

HB16-1067
Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Postponed Indefinitely





02:01 PM -- Confirmation of Aeronautical Board — Colorado



John Reams of Naturita introduced himself and explained why he wants to be reappointed to the Colorado Aeronautical Board. He responded to questions from the committee. The committee was given a packet of information about Mr. Reams (Attachment A).



Attachment A can be viewed at Legislative Council.

BILL: Conf 16-Aeronautical Board — Colorado
TIME: 02:07:00 PM
MOVED: Scott
MOTION: Refer the reappointment of John Reams to the Colorado Aeronautical Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Yes
Garcia
Yes
Todd
Yes
Scott
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS













02:08 PM -- HB16-1122



Senator Hill, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1122. The reengrossed bill exempts vehicles with a remote starter system from the law prohibiting the idling of an unattended vehicle when the driver takes adequate security measures. A local authority may continue to enforce or enact ordinances or resolutions concerning time limits on motor vehicle idling for one year after the bill's passage. Senator Hill responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: HB16-1122
TIME: 02:12:19 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1122 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Yes
Garcia
Yes
Todd
Yes
Scott
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:13 PM -- HB16-1061



Senator Todd, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1061. The bill requires the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to coordinate with federal military installations within the state and give full consideration to their transportation infrastructure needs when developing the department's comprehensive Statewide Transportation Plan (STP).



02:15 PM --
Greg Dorman, representing the Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, testified in support of the bill.




































BILL: HB16-1061
TIME: 02:16:02 PM
MOVED: Scott
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1061 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Yes
Garcia
Yes
Todd
Yes
Scott
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:16 PM



The committee took a brief recess.





02:30 PM -- HB16-1067



The committee returned to order. Senator Donovan presented House Bill 16-1067. The bill extends, from January 1, 2019, to January 1, 2029, if approved by voters, the authority of regional transportation authorities (RTAs) to impose a property tax of five mills. Senator Garcia distributed and discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



16SenateTran0308AttachB.pdf16SenateTran0308AttachB.pdf



02:34 PM --
Sal Pace, Pueblo County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.



02:37 PM --
Kelley Collier, representing the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, testified in support of the bill.



02:42 PM --
Ann Rajewski, representing the Colorado Association of Transit Agencies, testified in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



02:44 PM --
Christian Reece, representing CLUB 20, testified in support of the bill. She explained that CLUB 20 does not support amendment L.001.














BILL: HB16-1067
TIME: 02:48:21 PM
MOVED: Garcia
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Garcia
Todd
Scott
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





02:48 PM



The committee took a brief recess.





02:49 PM



The committee returned to order. Senator Donovan wrapped up her presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.

BILL: HB16-1067
TIME: 02:54:43 PM
MOVED: Scott
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1067, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
No
Garcia
Yes
Todd
Yes
Scott
No
Baumgardner
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


















BILL: HB16-1067
TIME: 02:55:47 PM
MOVED: Scott
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1067 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Garcia
Todd
Scott
Baumgardner
Final YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:





02:56 PM



The committee adjourned.


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