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6F4AEC4BA1EFEDD587258837000C0E2D Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1314

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date May 2, 2022      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB22-1314 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

08:14:16 PM  
Sens. Gonzales and Sonnenberg introduced House Bill 22-1314. The bill updates state towing requirements, notification procedures, and lien processes, and grants the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) in the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) additional authority to promulgate rules related to non-consensual towing and to deny permit applications or permit renewals of towing carriers who commit towing-related offenses or act against the public interest.
08:28:56 PM  
Mr. Allex Luna, representing United for a New Economy, testified in support of the bill. Miss. Erika Reyes, representing United for a New Economy, testified in support of the bill. Miss Lindsey Wilson, representing United for a New Economy, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Zach Neumann, representing The COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project, testified in support of the bill.
08:34:44 PM  
Written testimony
may be found in Attachment D.  Committee discussion ensued with the
previous witnesses.
08:54:59 PM  
Mr. Troy Porras,
representing the Towing and Recovery Professionals of Colorado, testified
in opposition to the bill. Mr. Darren Everett, representing Two Arrows
Group, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Carlos Carrasco,
representing Colorado Auto Recovery, testified in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Sara Bryant, representing Elite Towing & Recovery, testified
in opposition to the bill.  The witnesses answered several committee
questions.
09:05:45 PM  
Director Doug Dean, representing the Public Utilities Commission, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Marvin Reyes, representing United for a New Economy, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Sonia Sarabia, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Shaun Riley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.


09:25:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.030 (Attachment E)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Winter
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:26:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.027 (Attachment F)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Winter
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:26:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.029 (Attachment G)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Winter
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:27:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.033 (Attachment H)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Winter
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
09:27:23 PM  
The sponsors gave some closing remarks.


09:40:04 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1314, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Hisey No
Lee Yes
Priola Yes
Winter Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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