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s_tra_2017a_2017-04-11t13:30:37z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/11/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1242



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.122 (Attachment H). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.125 (Attachment K). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.126 (Attachment L). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.127 (Attachment M). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.128 (Attachment N). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.129 (Attachment O). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.130 (Attachment P). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.132 (Attachment I). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.133 (Attachment J). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.134 (Attachment Q). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.135 (Attachment R). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.136 (Attachment S). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.137 (Attachment T). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1242, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:18 PM -- HB17-1242



President Grantham and Senator Baumgardner, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1242. This reengrossed bill refers a ballot question to voters at the November 2017 election. All other portions of the bill are conditional upon voter approval of the ballot question. If such approval occurs, the bill will make a number of changes to state transportation funding.



02:25 PM --
Mayor Herb Atchinson, representing the Denver Regional Council of Governments, Impact 64, and the city of Westminster, testified in support of the bill.



02:29 PM --
Mayor Cathy Noon, representing the Metro Mayors' Caucus and the city of Centennial, testified in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee about a list of projects that would be funded under the bill.



02:33 PM --
Tim Mauck, representing Clear Creek County, testified in support of the bill. He distributed a letter of support from a Sterling City Council Member (Attachment C).



17SenateTran0411AttachC.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachC.pdf



02:38 PM --
Joe Kiely, representing the Ports to Plains Alliance and the town of Limon, testified in support of the bill.



02:42 PM --
Shailen Bhatt, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:49 PM --
Christian Reece, representing Club 20, testified in support of the bill. She expressed concerns about some of the amendments added in the House.



02:53 PM --
Ivor Hill, representing Action 22, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:57 PM --
Miriam Gillow-Wiles, representing the Southwest Transportation Planning Region, testified in support of the bill with amendments.



02:59 PM --
Cathy Schull, representing Pro 15, testified in support of the bill.



03:02 PM --
Bruce Benson, representing the University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



03:03 PM --
Kelly Brough, representing the Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill.



03:12 PM --
Bob Golden, representing the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.



03:14 PM --
Loren Furman, representing the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, testified in support of the bill.



03:17 PM --
Margaret Bowes, representing the I-70 Coalition, testified in support of the bill.



03:19 PM --
Kevin Doran, representing the Aurora Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill.



03:22 PM --
Christine Staberg, representing Vail Resorts, testified in support of the bill.



03:23 PM --
Chris Linsmayer, representing Colorado Ski Country U.S.A., testified in support of the bill.



03:24 PM --
Don Shawcroft, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.



03:26 PM --
Ellen Stern, representing the Childrens Hospital of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:28 PM --
Terry Livermore, representing Livewell Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:31 PM --
Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill. He distributed a written statement (Attachment D).



17SenateTran0411AttachD.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachD.pdf



03:34 PM --
Dianne Criswell, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.



03:38 PM --
Tony Milo, representing the Colorado Contractors Association, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



03:49 PM --
Marilen Reimer, representing Associated General Contractors of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:52 PM --
Elena Wilken, representing the Colorado Association of Transit Agencies, testified in support of the bill.



03:54 PM --
David May, representing the Fix Colorado Roads Alliance, testified in support of some portions of the bill and in opposition to others. He responded to questions from the committee about possible amendments.



03:58 PM --
Greg Fulton, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of some portions of the bill and in opposition to others.





04:07 PM



Committee discussion continued with Mr. May and Mr. Fulton.



04:13 PM --
Terri Binder, representing Club 20, testified in support of the bill.



04:17 PM --
Dan Blankenship, representing the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, testified in support of the bill. He provided a packet of information to the committee (Attachment E).



17SenateTran0411AttachE.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachE.pdf



04:21 PM --
Stephen Allen, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to questions from the committee. He distributed a resolution from the Douglas County Republicans (Attachment F).



17SenateTran0411AttachF.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachF.pdf



04:24 PM --
Becky English, representing the Colorado Renewable Energy Society and the Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill. She distributed a letter from the Colorado Renewable Energy Society (Attachment G).



17SenateTran0411AttachG.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachG.pdf



04:31 PM --
Norm Steen, representing Teller County, testified in support of the bill.



04:35 PM --
Chris Stiffler, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to the bill and answered questions from the committee.



04:38 PM --
Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



04:42 PM --
Monica Martinez Vargas, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Her statement was offered in Spanish and translated into English for the committee.



04:49 PM --
Danny Katz, representing CoPIRG, testified in support of the bill.



04:49 PM --
Rachel Beck, representing the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation, testified in support of several portions of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.





05:00 PM



The committee took a brief recess.





05:09 PM



The committee returned to order. President Grantham thanked the committee and the witnesses.

BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:12:20 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.122 (Attachment H). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachH.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachH.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:14:54 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.132 (Attachment I). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachI.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachI.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:19:20 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.133 (Attachment J). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachJ.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachJ.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:23:19 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.125 (Attachment K). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachK.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachK.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:24:25 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.126 (Attachment L). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachL.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachL.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:26:43 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.127 (Attachment M). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachM.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachM.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:28:35 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.128 (Attachment N). The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.

17SenateTran0411AttachN.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachN.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Yes
Todd
No
Zenzinger
No
Cooke
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:31:47 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.129 (Attachment O). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachO.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachO.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:32:14 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.134 (Attachment Q). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachQ.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachQ.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:35:32 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.130 (Attachment P). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachP.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachP.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:36:07 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.135 (Attachment R). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachR.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachR.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:36:54 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.136 (Attachment S). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachS.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachS.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:37:18 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.137 (Attachment T). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateTran0411AttachT.pdf17SenateTran0411AttachT.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Todd
Zenzinger
Cooke
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





05:41 PM



Senator Baumgardner and President Grantham wrapped up their presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation. Members of the committee commented about their positions on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 05:50:53 PM
MOVED: Baumgardner
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1242, as amended, to the Committee on Finance. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
No
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Cooke
No
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







05:52 PM



The committee adjourned.








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