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H_BUS_2018A 04/10/2018 01:31:58 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR
Date 04/10/2018
Attendance
Arndt X
Coleman X
Exum X
Garnett E
Gray X
Liston X
Sandridge X
Sias E
Thurlow X
Van Winkle X
Williams D. *
Winter *
Kraft-Tharp X
Time 01:31:58 PM to 02:51:55 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kraft-Tharp
This Report was prepared by Elizabeth Burger
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1214 Postponed Indefinitely
HB18-1350 Referred to House Finance
SB18-178 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1342 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB18-1214 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:32:53 PM  

Representatives Valdez and Catlin introduced House Bill 18-1214 and requested that the bill be postponed indefinitely.



01:33:52 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1214 indefinitely.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Williams D.
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Excused
Gray Yes
Liston Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sias Excused
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Winter Excused
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1350 - Referred to House Finance


01:34:35 PM  
Representative Kraft Tharp introduced HB 13-1350. The bill expands the definition of recovered materials under the machinery and machine tools sales and use tax exemption. Under the bill, recovered materials can also refer to scrap metal or end-of-lifecycle metals, which are remanufactured into new metal that meets the standards set by the industry for recycled commodities.
01:36:44 PM  
R.J. Hicks, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc., Rocky Mountain Chapter, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.
01:42:39 PM  
Michael Cohen, Iron and Metals Inc., testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.


01:51:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1350 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded Liston
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Excused
Gray Yes
Liston Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sias Excused
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Winter Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-178 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:51:25 PM  

Representative Kraft-Tharp introduced Senate Bill 18-178.  This bill requires an independent contractor or sole proprietor who operates a commercial truck (with a gross vehicle weight rating of at least 16,001 pounds and used in commerce on public highways), to have either workers' compensation insurance or a private occupational accident insurance policy providing similar coverage. 

01:54:17 PM  

Greg Fulton, Colorado Motor Carriers Association, distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment A) and testified in support of the bill.

01:58:49 PM  

Jenyce Houg, Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:02:34 PM  

Rob Ronzio, Flood and Peterson, discussed the differences between workers' compensation coverage for a single person versus a company.

02:05:54 PM  
Rick Ash, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:09:00 PM  
Jim Coleman, Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.


02:13:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-178 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Excused
Gray Yes
Liston Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sias Excused
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Winter Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1342 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:13:29 PM  
Representative Melton introduced House
Bill 18-1342.  The bill requires that all common interest communities
allow unit owners to veto, by majority vote, a budget proposed by the homeowners'
association executive board. He responded to questions from the committee.
02:15:27 PM  
Suzanne Leff, Community Associations Institute, testified in opposition to the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.
02:19:40 PM  
Ms. Leff continued to respond to committee questions.
02:27:42 PM  
Jennifer Berman, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.
02:28:00 PM  

Janell Krueger, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  She responded to questions from the committee.

02:47:00 PM  
Ms. Krueger continued to respond to questions from the committee.
02:47:44 PM  
Representative Melton gave concluding remarks regarding the bill.


02:51:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1342 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Liston
Seconded Gray
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Excused
Gray Yes
Liston Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sias Excused
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Winter Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:51:55 PM   Committee Adjourned






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