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E2DBB157CBB4FF80872586920071864F Hearing Summary


Date Mar 8, 2021      
Location SCR 352

SB21-080 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:39:29 PM  
Senator Woodward
introduced Senate Bill 21-080 concerning protections for entities during
COVID-19.  The bill establishes immunity from civil liability for
entitites acting in good faith with public health guidelines from any COVID-19-related
lawsuit. Senator Woodward reponded to questions from the committee.

01:44:19 PM  
Samantha Scarborough,
United Campus Workers Colorado CWA Local 7799, spoke in opposition to the
01:47:35 PM  
Allison Conwell,
Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG), spoke in opposition to
the bill.
01:48:01 PM  
Laura Wolf, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
01:49:50 PM  
Dennis Valentine, AARP, spoke in opposition to the bill.
01:52:46 PM  
Brhan Abraha, representing herself, spoke in opposition to the bill.
01:56:22 PM  
Mark Elliot, Workers'
Compensation Education Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:00:42 PM  
Tony Gagliardi, National
Federation of Independent Businesses, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:04:42 PM  
Mollie Steinemann, Colorado Restaurant Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:06:52 PM  
Senator Woodward made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
02:06:53 PM  
Additional written
testimony may be found in Attachment B.

02:11:57 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-080 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Woodward
Coleman No
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Priola Excused
Woodward Yes
Danielson No
Rodriguez No
YES: 2   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

02:12:18 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 21-080 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Coleman
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Priola Excused
Woodward No
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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