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F280094188818C6387258240008346AB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1202

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Feb 26, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1202 - Referred to House Appropriations


04:53:55 PM  
Representative Garnett, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1202, which creates an income tax credit for employers who allow paid leave to employees who donate an organ and/or who hire replacement help during an employee's leave of absence for organ donation. The committee members received a packet of information about the bill and frequently asked questions about organ donation, prepared by the American Transplant Foundation [Attachment I].
04:58:20 PM  
Representative Garnett responded to committee questions.
05:07:28 PM  
Ms. Anastasia Henry, representing the American Transplant Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
05:14:22 PM  

Ms. Dana Parker, representing the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Parker responded to a committee question.

05:17:55 PM  
Ms. Sara Martin, representing the American Transplant Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
05:22:25 PM  

Mr. Matt Martinez, representing the American Transplant Foundation, testified in support of the bill.  He was joined at the table by Dave and Amanda Repsher.

05:28:37 PM  

Mr. Repsher, representing himself as an organ recipient, testified in support of the bill.  Members of the committee commented on his testimony on and the merits of the bill.

05:33:49 PM  

Ms. Repsher, representing herself as the spouse of an organ recipient, testified in support in the bill.

05:35:41 PM  
Representative Garnett made some closing remarks on the bill. Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.


05:42:43 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1202 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Excused
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow No
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Excused
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS