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s_tra_2017a_2017-03-16t10:04:09z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/16/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-213



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION


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

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D). The motion f

Refer Senate Bill 17-213, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

FAIL

PASS







10:05 AM -- SB17-213



Senators Hill and Moreno, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-213. The bill declares the regulation of automated driving systems a matter of statewide concern. As such, as long as these vehicles comply with state and federal laws, they may not be regulated by local authorities. Under the bill, the testing of vehicles not yet capable of complying with state and federal laws is required to be coordinated by the Colorado State Patrol in the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Amendment L.001 (Attachment B) was distributed to the committee.



17SenateTran0316AttachB.pdf17SenateTran0316AttachB.pdf



10:13 AM



The committee discussed the bill with the sponsors. Amendments L.002 (Attachment C), L.003 (Attachment D), and L.004 (Attachment E) were also distributed.



17SenateTran0316AttachC.pdf17SenateTran0316AttachC.pdf 17SenateTran0316AttachD.pdf17SenateTran0316AttachD.pdf



\ 17SenateTran0316AttachE.pdf17SenateTran0316AttachE.pdf



10:17 AM --
Jamie Adams, representing Lockheed Martin, testified in support of the bill and the amendments.



10:20 AM --
Hal Lenox, representing General Motors, testified in support of the bill.



10:24 AM --
Lori Fox, representing Panasonic and Easy Mile, testified in support of the bill.



10:28 AM --
Morgan Cullen, representing the Colorado Municipal League (CML), testified in opposition to a portion of Section 3 of the bill as written. He indicated that CML would support the bill if amendment L.001 is adopted.



10:30 AM --
Charles Perko, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



10:36 AM --
Greg Fulton, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in opposition to the bill as written. He distributed a model state policy he would like the committee to consider (Attachment F).



17SenateTran0316AttachF.pdf17SenateTran0316AttachF.pdf



10:41 AM --
Craig Hulse, representing Uber, testified from a neutral position on the bill as written.



10:42 AM --
Andy Karsian, representing CDOT, testified from a neutral position on the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



10:44 AM --
Kiersten Forseth, representing the AFL-CIO, testified from a neutral position on the bill.



10:50 AM --
Kaylee Day, representing The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



10:52 AM --
Kevin Doran, representing Accelerate Colorado, the Colorado Competitive Council, and the Colorado Springs Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.



10:55 AM --
Nathan Weathers, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.



10:59 AM --
Carl Smith, representing SMART-TD, testified from a neutral position on the bill.



11:02 AM --
Jim Bensberg, representing the Powersports Dealers Association of Colorado, testified from a neutral position on the bill.



11:04 AM --
Steve Clapham, representing the Colorado Professional Firefighters, testified from a neutral position on the bill.



11:06 AM --
Ryan Daley representing Securing America's Future Energy, testified from a neutral position on the bill.



11:10 AM --
Dennis Haberstumpf, representing ABATE of Colorado, testified from a neutral position on the bill.



11:12 AM --
Jep Seman, representing the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, testified from a neutral position on the bill.





11:16 AM



Senator Moreno explained amendment L.002.

BILL: SB17-213
TIME: 11:19:17 AM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-213
TIME: 11:19:32 AM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





11:19 AM



Senator Todd explained amendment L.003. Senator Hill and Senator Moreno commented on the amendment.

BILL: SB17-213
TIME: 11:22:18 AM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D). The motion failed on a vote of 1-4.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
No
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
No
Cooke
No
Baumgardner
No
YES: 1 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





11:23 AM



Senator Todd discussed amendment L.004, which was not moved. Senator Hill provided closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: SB17-213
TIME: 11:25:36 AM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-213, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





Senator Todd announced an event related to autonomous vehicles.





11:27 AM



The committee adjourned.








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