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S_TRA_2020A 03/03/2020 02:02:26 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 03/03/2020
Attendance
Foote X
Hisey X
Scott *
Donovan X
Winter X
Time 02:02:26 PM to 05:21:27 PM
Place Old Supreme Court Chamber
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Winter
This Report was prepared by April Bernard
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1185 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
SB20-151 Amended, Referred to Senate Judiciary

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1185 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:02:51 PM  
Senator Fields, prime sponsor, introduced
House Bill 20-1185, concerning the continuation of the Colorado Kids Outdoors
Advisory Council, implementing the recommendations of the 2019 Sunset Report,
completed by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.  The report recommends
repealing the council.


02:04:21 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1185 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Scott Excused
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-151 - Amended, Referred to Senate Judiciary


02:04:47 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:05:30 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:21:19 PM  

Senators Tate and Rodriguez presented Senate Bill 20-151, concerning administration of the Regional Transportation District (RTD).  The sponsors distributed and explained Amendments L.001, L.002, L.003, L.004, L.005, L.006, L.007, L.008, L.009, L.010, L.011, L.012, L.013, L. 014, L.015, L.016 and L.018 (Attachments A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, and Q).

02:22:02 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions
about the amendments.
02:37:05 PM  

The bill sponsors continued to answer questions about the amendments.

02:40:24 PM  
Megan Waples, representing the Office of
Legislative Legal Services, provided additional information about the amendments.
02:41:37 PM  
The bill sponsors continued to respond
to committee questions about the amendments.
02:47:46 PM  
Amy Robertson, representing the Civil Rights
Education and Enforcement Center, testified in support of the bill.

 Ms. Robertson provided a handout (Attachment R).
02:52:14 PM  
The witness responded to questions from the committee.
02:59:31 PM  
Heather Britton, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. Anne Hillyer, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill. Jonathan Saadeh, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill. Dana Steece, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:12:28 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:21:45 PM  

Greg Martinez, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill. Paul Hamilton, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill. Bill Sirois, representing RTD, testified in opposition the bill. Herb Atchison, representing the City of Westminster, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:35:07 PM  

The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.

03:38:59 PM  

Krystin Trustman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Jordan Sibayan, representing Atlantis ADAPT, testified in support of the bill.  Frank Kune, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.  Michael Neil, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

03:49:49 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.
03:56:08 PM  
Josh Winkler, representing ADAPT and the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:34 PM  
Tina Francone, representing herself, testified
in opposition to the bill.  Kent Bagley, representing himself, testified
in opposition to the bill.  Audrey Debarros, representing  Community
Solutions, testified in opposition to the bill.  Troy Whitmore, representing
RTD, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:10:33 PM  

Paul Ballard, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill.  Lynn Guissinger, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Guissinger provided a handout (Attachment S).  Sam McKenzie, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill.  Claudia Folska, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:23:20 PM  
Bill Elfenbein, representing RTD, testified
about the bill.  Ben Bryan, representing himself, testified in support
of the bill.  Bill James, representing RTD, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Ed Nueberg, representing RTD, testified in opposition
to the bill.
Mr. Nueberg provided a handout (Attachment
T).
04:36:57 PM  
Latoya Prante, representing the Denver
Regional Mobility Access Council, testified neutral to the bill.  Joanna
Morsicato, representing transportation professionals, testified in opposition
to the bill.
04:46:10 PM  
Jennifer Roberts, representing the Colorado
Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
04:49:49 PM  

Doug Tisdale, representing RTD, testified in opposition to the bill.  Deya Zavala, representing Mile High Connect, testified in support of the bill.  Natalie Menten, representing RTD, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Menten provided a handout (Attachment U).

04:58:47 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
05:09:30 PM  
The committee came back to order.


05:11:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:11:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:12:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:12:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:13:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment E).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:13:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment F).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:14:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment G).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:14:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment H).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:14:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment I).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:15:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment K).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:15:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012 (Attachment L).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:16:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment M).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:16:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment O).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:17:38 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
05:17:51 PM  
The committee members made closing remarks.


05:21:03 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-151, as amended, to the Committee on Judiciary.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Scott Yes
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:21:27 PM   The committee adjourned.