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5A1609F52E0E21538725868600786882 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1109

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 24, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1109 - Amended, referred to House Finance

02:55:12 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:55:29 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:09:56 PM  
Representatives Titone
and Soper, co-prime sponsors, introduced HB21-1109 concerning modifications
to the composition of the Broadband Deployment Board, requiring the board
to develop a request for proposal process for deploying broadband into
critically unserved areas in the state and requiring the board to give
additional consideration to proposed projects that include discounted service
for low income households.
03:14:31 PM  
Representative Soper
provided background about the bill and issues related to the bill.
03:22:23 PM  
The sponsors continued
to introduce the bill.
03:22:37 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
03:45:08 PM  
The bill sponsors
continued to respond to questions.
03:45:09 PM  
Written testimony
for HB21-1109 is included (Attachment B).

03:45:25 PM  
Harley Gifford, representing
the Pueblo West Metropolitan District, testified in support of the bill,
as amended.  Michael Valdez, representing the Special District Association,
testified in support of the bill.
03:50:15 PM  
Phil Cernanec, representing
the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill, as amended.
03:51:20 PM  
Meghan MacKillop,
representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the
bill, as amended.
03:57:27 PM  
Jon Saunders, representing
Secom, testified in support of the bill, as amended.  Jeff Weist,
representing Colorado Cable Telecom Association, testified in support of
the bill.
04:03:10 PM  
Committee members
made comments about the bill.
04:04:11 PM  
Pete Kirchhof, representing
the Colorado Telecommunications Association, testified in support of the
bill, as amended.


04:15:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment C).
Moved Froelich
Seconded Arndt
Catlin
Exum
Froelich
Hooton
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Arndt
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:16:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Arndt
Seconded Froelich
Catlin
Exum
Froelich
Hooton
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Arndt
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:16:06 PM  
Representative Titone
explained amendment L.001 (Attachment D).



04:18:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E).
Moved Froelich
Seconded Sullivan
Catlin No
Exum Yes
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Pico No
Rich No
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Arndt Yes
Gray Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:20:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment F).
Moved Froelich
Seconded Sullivan
Catlin
Exum
Froelich
Hooton
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Arndt
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:21:11 PM  
Representative Gray
explained amendment L.003 (Attachment G).
04:21:25 PM  
Representative Gray
responded to questions from the committee about amendment L.003 (Attachment
G).
04:23:16 PM  
The committee made
comments on amendment L.003 (Attachment G).


04:26:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment G).
Moved Gray
Seconded Pico
Catlin No
Exum Yes
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Pico Yes
Rich No
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Arndt Yes
Gray Yes
YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:26:55 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
04:30:03 PM  
The committee made comments about the bill.


04:32:32 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1109, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Froelich
Seconded Valdez D.
Catlin Yes
Exum Yes
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Pico No
Rich Yes
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Arndt Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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