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EC4856D5963EA164872583CB006B4ADB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-078

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 28, 2019      
Location LSB A



SB19-078 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:31:56 PM  

Representative Hansen and Representative Herod, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-078. The bill places requirements on internet service providers to follow net neutrality standards or forego High Cost Support Mechanism funding. Representative Hansen and Representative Herod answered questions from the committee.

01:47:48 PM  

Gerry Keegan, CTIA, testified in opposition to the bill.

01:52:14 PM  

Jeff Weist, Colorado Cable Telecommunications Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

01:54:54 PM  

Brent Skorup, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, testified in opposition to the bill. He provided an informational packet to the committee (Attachment A).

01:58:00 PM  

Nicholas Colglazier, Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:00:59 PM  

Mr. Skorup answered questions from the committee.

02:08:16 PM  

Mr. Weist answered questions from the committee.

02:12:02 PM  

Mr. Colglazier answered questions from the committee.

02:14:19 PM  

The panel continued to answer questions from the committee.

02:22:31 PM  

Patrick Potyondy, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

02:29:10 PM  

The committee recessed.

02:30:58 PM  

The committee came back to order.

02:31:53 PM  

Representative Hansen and Representative Herod made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.



02:37:47 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-078 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Excused
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Excused
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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