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32863E3D2B625F55872584FD007132E0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1153

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 28, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1153 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:36:47 PM  

Representative Esgar, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1153. The bill creates the Colorado Partnership for Quality Jobs and Services Act, which creates a collective bargaining system between covered state employees and the state's executive branch. The bill requires the state to enter into a partnership agreement with certified employee organizations, defines duties of the parties, and creates standards and procedures related to disputes.  Representative Esgar answered questions from the committee.

01:43:28 PM  

Hillary Glasgow, Colorado WINS, testified in support of the bill.

01:53:48 PM  

Jacki Cooper Melmed, Office of the Governor, testified in support of the bill.

01:55:23 PM  

Ms. Glasgow, Ms. Cooper Melmed, and Representative Esgar answered questions from the committee.

02:17:04 PM  

Committee discussion with Ms. Glasgow, Representative Esgar, and Ms. Cooper Melmed ensued.

02:19:28 PM  

Annette Natukunda, Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

02:35:14 PM  

Carol Jackson, Department of Corrections, testified in support of the bill.

02:39:51 PM  

David Warren, Colorado WINS, testified in support of the bill.

02:41:38 PM  

Mr. Warren answered questions from the committee. Representative Esgar addressed comments and questions from the committee.

02:55:03 PM  

Mr. Warren, Ms. Jackson, and Ms. Natukunda responded to questions from the committee.

03:09:40 PM  

Representative Esgar responded to committee member comments.

03:14:45 PM  

John Alge, Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.

03:17:38 PM  

Doug Nelson, Together Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:21:06 PM  

Dennis Dougherty, Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.

03:24:40 PM  

Representative Esgar explained amendment L.002 (Attachment A).



03:26:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Duran
Humphrey
Kipp
Liston
Lontine
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:26:25 PM  

Representative Esgar made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.



03:41:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1153, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Kipp Yes
Liston No
Lontine Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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