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H_BUS_2018A 04/26/2018 01:45:13 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR
Date 04/26/2018
Attendance
Arndt X
Coleman X
Exum X
Garnett *
Gray *
Liston X
Sandridge X
Sias X
Thurlow X
Van Winkle *
Williams D. X
Winter X
Kraft-Tharp X
Time 01:45:13 PM to 03:20:43 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kraft-Tharp
This Report was prepared by Elizabeth Burger
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-086 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1415 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB18-086 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:45:24 PM  
Representatives Rankin and Ginal introduced Senate Bill 18-086. Amendments L.007, L.008, L.010, J.004, and a handout regarding J.004 were distributed to the committee (Attachments A through E).
01:48:55 PM  
Stephanie Copeland, Executive Director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, testified in support of the bill.
01:50:03 PM  
Dr. Venkat Reddy, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill.
01:52:06 PM  

Janine Davidson, Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support of the bill.

01:55:46 PM  
Members of the committee commented on the bill.


02:01:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment J.004
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Liston
Arndt
Coleman
Exum
Garnett
Gray Excused
Liston
Sandridge
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:05:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Arndt
Arndt
Coleman
Exum
Garnett
Gray Excused
Liston
Sandridge
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:06:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010
Moved Liston
Seconded Arndt
Arndt
Coleman
Exum
Garnett
Gray Excused
Liston
Sandridge
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:06:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Arndt
Arndt
Coleman
Exum
Garnett
Gray Excused
Liston
Sandridge
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:07:38 PM  
The bill sponsors gave concluding remarks regarding the bill.


02:10:22 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-086, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Arndt
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Gray Excused
Liston Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sias Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Winter Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1415 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:10:30 PM  
Representative Winter introduced House Bill 18-1415. The bill requires an entity that services a student education loan to be licensed by the administrator of the Uniform Consumer Credit Code.
02:12:48 PM  

Mike Feeley, Nelnet, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment F).

02:16:52 PM  

Mr. Feeley responded to questions from the committee.

02:18:51 PM  
Julie Meade, Colorado Attorney General's Office, testified in support of the bill.
02:23:05 PM  
Sheena Kadi, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:27:01 PM  
Karen Cody Hopkins, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:30:26 PM  

Samantha Saccomanno, Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the bill (Attachment G).

02:34:47 PM  

Ryan Case, American Federation of Teachers of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

02:37:29 PM  

Jillian Coffeey, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:41:11 PM  

Charlotte Olena, New Era Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment G).

02:44:47 PM  
Cody Knight, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:48:04 PM  
Mr. Knight and Ms. Olean responded to questions
from the committee.
02:49:43 PM  

Ms. Coffeey commented on her testimony and responded to questions from the committee.

02:56:28 PM  

Shahid Ahmed, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:02:50 PM  
Zachary Mills, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:05:57 PM  

Clare McGinley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:08:19 PM  
Sophie Updike, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.
03:11:17 PM  
Michael Sage, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:15:12 PM  
Representative Winter gave concluding remarks regarding the bill.


03:19:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1415 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Winter
Seconded Coleman
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Gray Yes
Liston No
Sandridge No
Sias No
Thurlow No
Van Winkle No
Williams D. No
Winter Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



03:19:32 PM

Representative Kraft-Tharp made announcements related to the committee's schedule.


03:20:43 PM   Committee Adjourned






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