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h_bus_2016a_2016-03-03t13:30:42z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/03/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1267



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F). The motion f

Refer House Bill 16-1267, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS

FAIL

PASS







01:31 PM -- HB 16-1267



Representative Lee and Representative Fields, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 16-1267. The bill creates the Colorado Veterans' Service-to-Career Pilot Program in the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE). Through CDLE, and in partnership with nonprofit agencies, workforce centers throughout the state may apply for grants to develop and expand career services for veterans, spouses, and eligible participants.



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



Representative Lee provided the committee with letters from Teller County and El Paso County County Commissioners in support of the bill (Attachments A and B). The committee was also provided a letter from the Colorado Petroleum Council (Attachment C).



160303 AttachA.pdf160303 AttachA.pdf160303 AttachB.pdf160303 AttachB.pdf160303 AttachC.pdf160303 AttachC.pdf



01:38 PM --
Leanne Wheeler, United Veterans Committee and Vets4Energy Program, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Wheeler responded to questions from the committee.



01:45 PM --
Traci Marques, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Marques responded to questions from the committee.



02:07 PM --
Amanda Hayden, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions from the committee.



02:09 PM --
Dirk Draper, Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, testified in support of the bill.



02:12 PM --
Randy Gradishar, Mt. Carmel Center of Excellence, testified in support of the bill.



02:15 PM -- Dave Shoupe, Mt. Carmel Center of Excellence, testified in support of the bill.



02:20 PM



The bill sponsors, Mr. Gradishar, and Mr. Shoupe responded to questions from the committee.



02:22 PM --
Dean Miller, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:23 PM --
Christina Martinez, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:26 PM --
Joe Barella, Arapahoe Douglas Workforce Board, testified in support of the bill with amendments.



02:29 PM



The committee took a brief recess.



02:40 PM



The committee reconvened.


BILL: HB16-1267
TIME: 02:45:26 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Pabon
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Pabon
Rosenthal
Roupe
Sias
Thurlow
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



160303 AttachD.pdf160303 AttachD.pdf


BILL: HB16-1267
TIME: 02:45:59 PM
MOVED: Rosenthal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E). The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
No
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
No
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



160303 AttachE.pdf160303 AttachE.pdf


BILL: HB16-1267
TIME: 02:51:07 PM
MOVED: Thurlow
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F). The motion failed on a vote of 2-11.
SECONDED: Navarro
VOTE
Arndt
No
Garnett
No
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
No
Pabon
No
Rosenthal
No
Roupe
No
Sias
No
Thurlow
Yes
Winter
No
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
No
Williams
No
YES: 2 NO: 11 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





160303 AttachF.pdf160303 AttachF.pdf





03:02 PM



Representative Lee and Representative Fields made closing remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB16-1267
TIME: 03:09:20 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1267, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 9-4.
SECONDED: Pabon
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
No
Thurlow
No
Winter
Yes
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS










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