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C6FC91343E28EAB3872586C5006D3B06 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1109

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Apr 28, 2021      
Location SCR 352



HB21-1109 - Committee Discussion Only


01:53:17 PM  
The committee recessed.
01:53:42 PM  
The committee came back to order.
01:54:43 PM  
Senators Bridges and Coram introduced House Bill 21-1109, concerning changes to the Broadband Board.
01:56:13 PM  
Mr. Brian Martin,
representing the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified
in a neutral position on the bill.
01:57:20 PM  
Mr. Ryan Smith, representing
NETEO, testified to amend the bill.

01:58:26 PM  
Mr. Pete Kirchhof,
representing the Colorado Telecommunications Association, testified in
support of the bill.
02:01:08 PM  
Mr. Jon Saunders,
representing SECOM and the Southeast Colorado Power Association, testified
in support of the bill.
02:01:32 PM  
Mr. Kirchhof responded to questions from the committee.
02:03:46 PM  
Ms. Meghan MacKillop,
representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the
bill.
02:06:32 PM  
Mr. Eric Bergman,
representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
02:07:51 PM  
Ms. Kate Sneed, representing
the Office of Information Technology, testified in support of the bill.
02:09:43 PM  
Mr. Jeff Weist, representing the Colorado Cable Telecommunications Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:11:45 PM  
Ms. Sneed responded to questions from the committee.
02:13:50 PM  
Mr. Antonio Martinez,
representing the Office of Information Technology, testified in support
of the bill.
02:14:21 PM  
Senator Bridges made closing comments on the merits of the bill and asked the committee to lay over the bill.
02:16:04 PM  
The chair indicated the bill will be laid over for action at a later date.






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