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H_BUS_2019A 04/29/2019 03:12:49 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 04/29/2019
Attendance
Arndt *
Duran X
Exum X
Liston X
McCluskie X
McKean *
Valdez A. X
Van Winkle X
Williams D. X
Coleman X
Kraft-Tharp X
Time 03:12:49 PM to 03:53:09 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kraft-Tharp
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-177 Referred to House Finance
SB19-248 Referred to House Appropriations
SB19-239 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB19-177 - Referred to House Finance


03:14:35 PM  
Representative Singer introduced Senate Bill 19-177. The bill allows the Department of Human Services to conduct child abuse background checks, upon request, for the screening of persons who work with children, and removes exemptions from fingerprint background checks for certain child care employees.
03:17:05 PM  
Representative Singer responded to questions from the committee.
03:17:21 PM  

Carin Rosa and Lauren Morales, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Morales and Ms. Rosa responded to questions from the committee.

03:20:48 PM  

Representative Singer made closing remarks.



03:21:51 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-177 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt Excused
Duran Yes
Exum Yes
Liston Yes
McCluskie Yes
McKean Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-248 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:22:02 PM  
Representative Singer and Representative Baisley introduced Senate Bill 19-248. The bill creates a working group to evaluate the state tax administration system, GenTax, and make recommendations.
03:24:56 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
03:30:59 PM  

The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks.



03:31:55 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-248 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt Excused
Duran Yes
Exum Yes
Liston Yes
McCluskie Yes
McKean Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-239 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

03:32:09 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
03:32:55 PM  
The committee reconvened.
03:33:04 PM  

Representative Hansen and Representative Gray introduced Senate Bill 19-239. The bill requires the Colorado Department of Transportation to convene a stakeholder group to examine the economic, environmental, and transportation system impacts of new and emerging transportation technologies, and make any recommendations.  The bill sponsors provided the committee with amendments L.016 and L.018 (Attachments A and B).

03:38:41 PM  
Andy Karsian, Colorado Department of Transportation, testified in support of the bill.
03:41:09 PM  
Mike Honn, Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill.
03:42:16 PM  

Greg Fulton, Colorado Motor Carriers Association and Freight Advisory Council, testified on the bill from a neutral position if amended. Mr. Fulton provided three handouts to the committee (Attachments C, D, and E). Mr. Fulton responded to questions from the committee.

03:47:56 PM  

Representative Gray discussed amendments L.016 and L.018.



03:48:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016
Moved Coleman
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt
Duran
Exum
Liston
McCluskie
McKean
Valdez A.
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:49:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.018
Moved Coleman
Seconded Liston
Arndt
Duran
Exum
Liston
McCluskie
McKean
Valdez A.
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:49:32 PM  
Committee members discussed other potential amendments with the bill sponsors.
03:51:20 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing remarks.



03:52:50 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-239, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coleman
Seconded McKean
Arndt Yes
Duran Yes
Exum Yes
Liston Yes
McCluskie Yes
McKean Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Van Winkle No
Williams D. Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:53:09 PM   The committee adjourned.