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72DDB7D297D801038725857F0068F0FD Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1415

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Jun 6, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1415 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:06:18 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
01:11:34 PM  
The committee reconvened.
01:12:59 PM  

Representatives Sullivan and Herod presented House Bill 20-1415 to the committee. The bill prohibits a principal from taking adverse action against a worker who raises concerns about workplace health and safety practices related to a public health emergency.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment I.

01:14:10 PM  
Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties Inc., testified against the bill.
01:26:41 PM  
Sandra Parker Murray, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:32:32 PM  
Brielle Diem, representing Denver Health Workers' United, testified in support of the bill.
01:35:01 PM  
Isis Usborne, representing Colorado People's Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
01:41:21 PM  

Sandra Sherwood, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

01:44:03 PM  
Christine Garcia Rexach, representing Denver Health Workers United, testified in support of the bill.
01:49:55 PM  
Robert Neeld, representing Denver Health Workers United, testified in support of the bill.
01:57:53 PM  
Sarah Zagle, representing Denver Health Workers United, testified in support of the bill.
01:58:09 PM  
Chasa Moore, representing Denver Health Workers United, testified in support of the bill.
02:01:15 PM  
Anthony Scorzo, representing Communications Workers of America, testified in support of the bill.
02:13:10 PM  
David Seligman, representing Towards Justice, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee members' questions.
02:24:01 PM  
Representative Herod distributed and explained amendments
L.001, L.002, and L.003 (Attachments J, K, and L).


02:25:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Herod
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Champion
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:26:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Herod
Seconded Sullivan
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Champion
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:27:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Herod
Seconded Sullivan
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Champion
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:27:28 PM  
Representatives Herod and Sullivan wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


02:35:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1415, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Herod
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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