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H_BUS_2019A 01/30/2019 01:29:53 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 01/30/2019
Attendance
Arndt *
Bird X
Duran X
McKean X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Sullivan *
Van Winkle *
Williams D. X
Coleman X
Kraft-Tharp X
Time 01:29:53 PM to 03:14:37 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kraft-Tharp
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1040 Postponed Indefinitely
HB19-1107 Referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1086 Lay Over

HB19-1040 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:30:39 PM  

Representative Valdez introduced House Bill 19-1040.  The bill requires the board that oversees land surveyors to establish continuing education requirements for the profession.

01:32:46 PM  

Eugene Kooper, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Kooper provided a written copy of his testimony to the committee (Attachment A).

01:37:21 PM  
Marilen Reimer, American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Reimer provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).
01:40:56 PM  
Mr. Kooper responded to questions from the committee.
01:42:16 PM  
Representative Valdez responded to questions from the committee.
01:45:36 PM  

Bryan Douglass, Jefferson County Surveyor and representing Denver Water, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Douglass responded to questions from the committee.

01:51:58 PM  

Paul Bacus, Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado (PLSC), testified in support of the bill. Mr. Bacus responded to questions from the committee.

01:59:28 PM  

Todd Beers, PLSC, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Beers provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C). Mr. Beers responded to questions from the committee.

02:08:11 PM  
Ralph Pettit, PLSC, testified in support of the bill.
02:13:38 PM  

Warren Ward, Grand County Surveyor and representing the Colorado Association of County Surveyors, testified in support of the bill.

02:18:47 PM  
Shane Binder, American Society of Civil Engineers, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Binder responded to questions from the committee.
02:24:07 PM  

Karen McGovern, Department of Regulatory Agencies, responded to questions from the committee regarding the report issued by DORA. A copy of the report can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DbydtxH1AG5SGM4v06T5ANie5k_Oad4u/view.

02:24:08 PM  

Representative Valdez discussed Amendment L.001 (Attachment D).  Representative Valdez responded to committee questions related to the proposed amendment.



02:35:39 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.001
Moved Arndt
Seconded Bird
Arndt Yes
Bird No
Duran No
McKean Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan No
Van Winkle No
Williams D. No
Coleman No
Kraft-Tharp No
YES: 3   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
02:35:50 PM  
Representative Valdez made closing remarks on the bill.
02:36:49 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


02:42:37 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1040 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Bird
Seconded Sullivan
Arndt No
Bird Yes
Duran No
McKean No
Sandridge No
Snyder No
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle No
Williams D. No
Coleman No
Kraft-Tharp No
YES: 2   NO: 9   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:43:13 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1040 indefinitely.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan No
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1107 - Referred to House Appropriations

02:43:45 PM  
Representative Coleman presented House Bill 19-1107. The bill creates an Employment Support Services Program in the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

Representative Coleman provided a handout to the committee (Attachment E).

02:49:13 PM  
Representative Coleman responded to questions from the committee.
02:50:57 PM  

Laura Ware, Colorado Center on Law and Policy and the Skills to Compete Coalition, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Ware provided a handout to the committee (Attachment F).

02:54:14 PM  

Ed Blair, Sage Hospitality and the Curtis Hotel, testified in support of the bill.

03:00:30 PM  

Kevin Mosley, Bayaud Enterprises, testified in support of the bill.

03:01:59 PM  

Debra Brown, Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Brown provided a handout to the committee (Attachment G).

03:05:24 PM  
Mone Miller, Center for Work Education and Employment, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Miller responded to questions from the committee.
03:10:18 PM  
Ms. Ware responded to questions from the committee.
03:11:48 PM  

Representative Coleman provided closing remarks.



03:13:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1107 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Excused
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle No
Williams D. No
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1086 - Lay Over


03:14:04 PM  

House Bill 19-1086 was laid over to a future date.


03:14:37 PM   The committee adjourned.