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64E25FE154944A9987258393005CC566 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1058

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Jan 31, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1058 - Postponed Indefinitely


09:53:20 AM  

Representatives Landgraf and Beckman presented House Bill 19-1058 to the committee, along with a handout (Attachment A) and  amendments L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments B, C, and D, respectively).  The bill creates a state income tax credit for employers who provide paid family leave.  It also creates a state income tax deduction for employees and employers who make contributions to a family leave savings account.

10:21:53 AM  

Greg Sobetski, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee members' questions regarding the fiscal note.

10:22:12 AM  
Brendon Reese, Department of Revenue, responded to committee members' questions.
10:44:03 AM  
Ashley Panelli, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:44:22 AM  
Maddie Sample, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:46:44 AM  
Gena Ozols, representing NARAL, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:49:23 AM  
Kathy White, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:55:51 AM  
Judy Amabile, representing Good Business
Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout
(Attachment E).
10:59:41 AM  
Salvador Hernandez, representing Mi Familia Vota, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:02:15 AM  
Hunter Riley, representing the Small Business Majority, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:12:30 AM  
Hadley Manning, representing the Independent
Women's Forum, testified in a neutral capacity.
11:16:42 AM  
Gloria Higgins, representing EPIC, testified in a neutral capacity.
11:21:04 AM  
Mizraim Cordero, representing the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.
11:22:20 AM  
Loren Furman, representing the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.
11:24:54 AM  
Rachel Beck, representing the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.


11:36:21 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B)
Moved Beckman
Seconded Sandridge
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Mullica
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Gray
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:37:03 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C)
Moved Beckman
Seconded Bird
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Mullica
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Gray
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:38:58 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D)
Moved Beckman
Seconded Bird
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Mullica
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Gray
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:39:04 AM  
Representatives Beckman and Landgraf wrapped up their presentation on the bill.


11:52:11 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1058, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Beckman
Seconded Bockenfeld
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
Bird No
Bockenfeld Yes
Mullica No
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder No
Sullivan No
Gray No
Herod No
YES: 4   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


11:52:30 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1058 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 Gray
Seconded Snyder
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Mullica Yes
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS