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H_BUS_2021A 02/24/2021 09:33:19 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 02/24/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bird X
Carver X
Duran X
Lynch X
Mullica X
Neville X
Ricks X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Van Winkle X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 09:33:19 AM to 10:18:38 AM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
Introductory remarks from Legislative Council Staff Committee Discussion Only
HB21-1050 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB21-1013 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

Introductory remarks from Legislative Council Staff - Committee Discussion Only


09:34:09 AM  

Luisa Altmann and Anna Gerstle, Legislative Council Staff, provided introductory remarks for the committee.



HB21-1050 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


09:40:47 AM  

Representatives Van Winkle and Gray, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1050: Workers' Compensation.  The bill makes various changes and clarifications to the Workers' Compensation Act of Colorado.  Amendment L.001 was provided to the committee (Attachment A).

09:43:40 AM  

Harvey Flewelling, representing Pinnacol Assurance, testified to amend the bill.

09:47:00 AM  

Sonja Guenther, representing the Workers' Compensation Coalition, testified on the bill from an amend position.

09:47:36 AM  

Ms. Guenther responded to questions from the committee.

09:52:27 AM  

Douglas Kotarek, representing the Colorado Self-Insurers Association, testified in a neutral position on the bill.

09:55:24 AM  

Mark Elliot, representing the Workers' Compensation Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

09:59:19 AM  

Mr. Elliot responded to questions from the committee.



10:00:56 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Neville
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:01:07 AM  

The bill sponsors provided closing remarks on the bill.



10:02:43 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1050, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Sullivan
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1013 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:03:01 AM  

Representatives Snyder and Van Winkle, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1013: Division of Domestic Stock Insurer.  The bill establishes a process for a Colorado domestic stock insurer to divide into two or more resulting insurers through a plan of division.  Amendment L.002 was provided to the committee (Attachment B).

10:08:20 AM  

Keith Mancini, representing Empower Retirement, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Mancini provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).

10:13:13 AM  

Mr. Mancini responded to questions from the committee.



10:16:20 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Snyder
Seconded Bird
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:16:29 AM  

The bill sponsors provided closing remarks on the bill.



10:18:19 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1013, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Snyder
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:18:38 AM   The committee adjourned.