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H_BUS_2018A 03/13/2018 01:30:19 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR
Date 03/13/2018
Attendance
Arndt X
Coleman *
Garnett *
Gray X
Liston X
Rosenthal *
Sandridge *
Sias X
Thurlow X
Van Winkle X
Williams D. X
Winter X
Kraft-Tharp X
Time 01:30:19 PM to 02:05:55 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kraft-Tharp
This Report was prepared by Elizabeth Burger
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-173 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1184 Committee Discussion Only

SB18-173 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:31:06 PM  
Representative Herod introduced Senate
Bill 17-173.  Under current law, certain liquor licensees may sell
one opened and resealed container of wine to a customer to be consumed
off the licensed premises, as long as the container does not exceed 750
milliliters of wine and the licensee has meals available for consumption.
 The bill clarifies that the specified licensees may instead have
sandwiches and light snacks available for consumption.  Representative
Herod responded to questions from the committee.
01:33:45 PM  
Michael Barton, Continental Divide Winery
and the Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology (CAVE), testified
in support of the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.
01:38:27 PM  
Representative Herod gave concluding remarks regarding the bill.


01:40:13 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-173 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gray
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Garnett Yes
Gray Yes
Liston Yes
Rosenthal Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sias Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Winter Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1184 - Committee Discussion Only


01:40:19 PM  
Representatives Exum and Lawrence introduced
House Bill 18-1184.  
As introduced,
the bill creates the Colorado Next Generation 911 board
to
study the implementation of a Next Generation 911 system in Colorado.  Amendment
L.001, a strike below amendment, was distributed to the committee [Attachment
A].  Amendment L.001 requires the Public Utilities Commission to annually
publish a "state of 911" report and submit the report to the
members of the General Assembly.
01:43:13 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee regarding the original bill and amendment L.001.
01:46:39 PM  
Roberta Robinette, AT&T, testified in favor of the bill as introduced. She spoke regarding concerns about amendment L.001.
01:51:33 PM  

Michael Nelson, Comcast/Xfinity, testified regarding concerns with amendment L.001, and in support of the introduced bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

01:57:48 PM  
Doug Dean, Public Utilities Commission, testified regarding amendment L.001.
02:00:01 PM  
Kevin Klein, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, testified regarding the original bill and amendment L.001.
02:02:01 PM  
Joseph Benkert, Boulder 911, testified
regarding amendment L.001 and the stakeholder process that developed the
amendment.
02:05:12 PM  
The bill was laid over for action at a
later date.


02:05:55 PM   Committee Adjourned






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