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F9E196FC78A40BE08725850C0075588F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-120

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Feb 12, 2020      
Location SCR 354



SB20-120 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:21:46 PM  

Senator Danielson introduced SB 20-120, concerning apprentice exams and professional licenses. The bill creates examination and reporting requirements for electrician and plumber apprenticeships. She responded to questions from the committee.

02:31:33 PM  

Ralph Lufen, National Electrical Contractors Association, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:33:24 PM  

Brandon Garcia, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 86, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:36:02 PM  

Jose Juarez-Vera, IBEW Local 68, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:38:54 PM  

Mr. Garcia responded to questions from the committee.

02:40:38 PM  

Mr. Lufen responded to questions from the committee.

02:41:29 PM  

Danny Garcia, IBEW Local 86, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:45:44 PM  

Mark Kirkham, IBEW Local 68, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:46:15 PM  

Daniel Hendricks, Denver Joint Electrical Apprenticeship Training Committee, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:47:31 PM  

Jeremy Ross, IBEW, spoke in favor of the bill. He provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments B and C).

02:53:44 PM  

Sean Wyatt, Plumbers Local 3, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:54:25 PM  

Joe Kocol, Plumbers Local 3, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:57:22 PM  

Mr. Ross responded to questions from the committee.

02:59:43 PM  

Mr. Wyatt responded to questions from the committee.

03:03:04 PM  

Committee discussion continued.

03:06:59 PM  

Jason Wardrip, Colorado Building and Construction Trades Council, spoke in favor of the bill.

03:09:22 PM  

Marilyn Stansbury, Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC), spoke in opposition to the bill.  She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

03:13:45 PM  

Dave Van Stelle, Encore Electric and IEC, spoke in opposition to the bill.

03:16:47 PM  

Jeff Magee, Magee Electric and IED, spoke in opposition to the bill.

03:20:35 PM  

Mr. Van Stelle responded to questions from the committee.

03:24:07 PM  

Ms. Stansbury responded to questions from the committee.

03:25:53 PM  

Mr. Magee responded to questions from the committee.

03:28:44 PM  

Cori Girlitz, Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association of Colorado (PHCC), spoke in opposition to the bill.

03:31:21 PM  

Susan Frue, PHCC Association and Sunshine Plumbing, spoke in opposition to the bill.

03:36:26 PM  

David Miller, PHCC, spoke in opposition to the bill.

03:45:51 PM  

Senator Danielson distributed Amendments L.001, L.002, L.004, and L.005 (Attachments E, F, G, and H). She discussed the purposes of the amendments.



03:46:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Woodward
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:46:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Woodward
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:48:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Woodward
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:49:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Woodward
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:49:23 PM  

Senator Danielson made closing comments on the merits of the bill.

03:52:42 PM  

Senator Woodward made comments on the bill.



03:56:08 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-120, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola No
Story Yes
Woodward No
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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