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7D973C72E2184B62872583DE00770668 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1189

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 16, 2019      
Location SCR 357



HB19-1189 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:40:08 PM  

Senators Bridges and Fields, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 19-1189.  The bill reforms wage garnishment practices.  The bill sponsors distributed amendment L.012 (Attachment C).

03:44:37 PM  

Jennifer Mello, Receivables Management Association International, testified against the bill.

03:46:22 PM  

Jesus Loayze, Towards Justice, testified in support of the bill.  Mr Loayze responded to questions from the committee regarding the types of loans impacted by the bill.

03:55:05 PM  

Bob Connelly, Colorado Center of Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.

03:58:18 PM  

T. A. Taylor-Hunt, National Association of Consumer Advocates, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Taylor-Hunt responded to a question from the committee regarding contractual issues related to borrowing.

04:03:46 PM  

The witnesses responded to questions from the committee regarding debt obligations.

04:13:11 PM  

Debbie Wilson, Colorado Creditor Bar Association, gave neutral testimony on the bill.

04:15:16 PM  

Makyla Moody, Colorado Creditors Bar Association, gave neutral testimony on the bill.

04:16:44 PM  

Abigail Negley, The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:19:30 PM  

Jose Vasquez, Colorado Legal Services, gave neutral testimony on the bill.

04:22:57 PM  

Valerie Schlecht, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

04:25:37 PM  

Sara Lipowitz, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.

04:28:44 PM  

Jessica Deal, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:31:04 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee regarding impacts on credit available and demographics of those who file for bankruptcy.



04:37:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012 (Attachment C)
Moved Todd
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:37:28 PM  

Committee discussion ensued regarding amendment L.012.

04:38:51 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.



04:42:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1189, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen No
Tate Yes
Todd Yes
Woodward No
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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