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8A0A81EAD62B5792872587EA0070E363 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1028

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 15, 2022      
Location LSB A



HB22-1028 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:33:04 PM  
Representatives Gray
and Hooton, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 22-1028 concerning
statewide regulation of persons approaching controlled intersections who
are not operating motor vehicles.  The bill proposes extending the
current law which allows persons not operating a motor vehicle approaching
a stop light to pull through after checking to see if it is safe to proceed.
 The same persons approaching a stop sign may also pull through after
slowing to 15 miles per hour, or 10 or 20 miles per hour if so determined
by a municipality or county.
01:33:14 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from committee members.
01:36:55 PM  
Jefferson County Commissioner Andy Kerr, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT) and Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, testified in support of the bill. Jack Todd, representing Bicycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:43:18 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from committee members.
01:50:04 PM  
Richard Orf, representing
Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to
the bill.  Meghan MacKillop, representing the Colorado Municipal League,
testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. MacKillop indicated that
Eric Bergman had to leave, but that Colorado Counties, Inc. is also in
opposition to the bill.  Andy Karsian, representing the Colorado Department
of Transportation, testified to amend the bill.  Commander Jeff  Strossner,
representing the City of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Police
Department, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:05:46 PM  
Mr. Brian Weiss, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Tangier Barnes Wright, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Mr Michael Raber, representing BIKE JEFFCO, testified in support of the bill. Marcus Robinson, representing Ride For Racial Justice, testified in support of the bill. Mrs.Trish Aragon, representing the City of Aspen, testified in support of the bill.
02:28:01 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from committee members.
02:28:45 PM  
The bill sponsor made comments on the bill.
02:33:17 PM  
The witnesses continued to respond to questions from committee members.
02:33:54 PM  
Mayor Othoniel Sierra,
representing the City of Englewood, testified in support of the bill.  Mayor
Laura Weinberg, representing the City of Golden, testified in support of
the bill. Ms. Ashley Stolzmann, representing DRCOG, testified in support
of the bill.
02:41:31 PM  
Maggie Thompson,
representing Denver City Council person Jolon Clark, provided testimony
from Council person Jolon Clark in support of the bill.
02:46:00 PM  
Dr. Michael Neil,
representing himself and the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified
in support of the bill.  Public comments provided in text format are
included as Attachment A.
02:49:48 PM  
Representative Gray
introduced and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



02:50:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Gray
Seconded Hooton
Boesenecker
Catlin
Gray
Hooton
Lindsay
Pico
Rich
Sullivan Excused
Valdez D.
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Froelich
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:50:30 PM  
Representative Gray
provided information about amendment L.002 (Attachment C).

02:51:07 PM  
The bill sponsors
responded to questions.


02:51:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Gray
Seconded Hooton
Boesenecker
Catlin
Gray
Hooton
Lindsay
Pico
Rich
Sullivan Excused
Valdez D.
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Froelich
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:51:41 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
02:54:28 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks.


02:58:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1028, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gray
Seconded Hooton
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin No
Gray Yes
Hooton Yes
Lindsay Yes
Pico No
Rich No
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Beber No
Van Winkle Yes
Froelich Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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