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61D27D7219C58736872584FE007B9FCD Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-044

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 29, 2020      
Location SCR 357



SB20-044 - Postponed Indefinitely


03:30:22 PM  

Senator Lundeen, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-044 to the committee. The bill transfers 10 percent of net sales and use tax revenue to the Highway Users Tax Fund, to be distributed in accordance with the fund's second stream formula for spending on the construction, reconstruction, repairs, improvement, planning, supervision, and maintenance of the state highway system and other public highways.

03:33:27 PM  

Committee members discussed the bill with Senator Lundeen.  They received a packet of materials from Senator Lundeen (Attachment F).

03:44:28 PM  

Travis Madsen, representing the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified against the bill.

03:50:22 PM  

George Twigg, representing Boulder County, testified against the bill.

03:53:55 PM  

Mr. Madsen responded to committee member questions.

03:56:13 PM  

Josh Mantell, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified against the bill and responded to questions from the committee.

04:11:06 PM  

Don Wilson, Mayor of Monument, testified in support of the bill.

04:11:40 PM  

Mike Foreman, Monument Town Manager, testified in support of the bill.

04:13:49 PM  

Kyle Blakely, representing the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.

04:17:49 PM  

The panelists and Senator Lundeen responded to questions from the committee.

04:21:38 PM  

Norm Steen, representing the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments, testified in support of the bill.

04:24:17 PM  

Mike Kopp, representing Colorado Concern, testified in support of the bill.  He also noted support of the bill from the Colorado Contractors' Association.

04:27:35 PM  

Greg Fulton, representing the Colorado Motor Carrier Association, testified in support of the bill.

04:31:19 PM  

Morgan Cullen, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

04:34:15 PM  

Mr. Kopp responded to questions from the committee. Committee discussion continued.

04:49:12 PM  

Grier Bailey, representing the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, testified in support of the bill.

04:50:48 PM  

Kelly Sloan, representing the Freedom to Drive Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

04:52:48 PM  

Lauren Masias, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill.

04:54:59 PM  

Senator Lundeen wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

04:59:14 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


05:10:27 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-044 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Hansen No
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields No
Foote No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


05:10:40 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-044 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Foote
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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