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H_BUS_2021A 04/01/2021 02:03:26 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 04/01/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bird X
Carver X
Duran *
Lynch X
Mullica X
Neville X
Ricks *
Sandridge X
Snyder *
Van Winkle *
Sullivan *
Roberts X
Time 02:03:26 PM to 06:48:31 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1207 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1224 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1134 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB21-1207 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:04:28 PM  
Representatives Daugherty and Benavidez introduced House Bill 21-1207, Overpayment of Workers' Compensation Benefits. The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:15:16 PM  
Royce Mueller, representing Workers' Compensation Education Association (WCEA), testified in support of the bill.
02:18:08 PM  
Robert Lindgren, representing the Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.
02:20:16 PM  
Mr. Mueller responded to questions from the committee.
02:23:15 PM  
Harvey Flewelling, representing Pinnacol Assurance, testified on the bill from an amend position.
02:27:38 PM  
Edie Sonn, representing Pinnacol Assurance, testified on the bill from an amend position.
02:29:21 PM  
The representatives from Pinnacol Assurance responded to questions from the committee.
03:00:05 PM  
Tony Gagliardi, representing the National Federal of Independent Business (NFIB) and the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:02:49 PM  
Douglas Kotarek, representing the Colorado Self Insurers Association, testified on the bill from an amend position.
03:06:15 PM  
Evan Goulding, representing
the Special District Association of Colorado, testified on the bill from
an amend position.
03:08:28 PM  
Chad Anderson, representing the Colorado Insurance Guaranty Association, testified on the bill from a neutral position.
03:11:19 PM  
Sandra Parker-Murray,
representing Communications Workers of America, testified in support of
the bill.
03:14:00 PM  
Rodney Williams,
representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:18:06 PM  
Bethiah Crane, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:21:28 PM  
Tamra Tully, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:25:05 PM  
Ms. Crane responded to questions from the committee.
03:31:47 PM  
Susanne Ventzke, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:35:17 PM  
Kevin Schneider, representing United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7, testified in support of the bill.
03:37:54 PM  
Kathy Hallford, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:41:54 PM  
Jason Wardrip, representing the Colorado Building and Construction Trades Council, testified in support of the bill.
03:45:41 PM  
Mike Sturtavent, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:49:46 PM  
Denise Dubois, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:53:30 PM  
Mark Elliot, representing WCEA, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Elliot responded to questions from the committee.
04:24:23 PM  
The bill sponsors
and committee members discussed proposed Amendments L.002 and L.005 (Attachments
A and B).


04:25:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
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


04:30:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
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
04:30:58 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


04:41:58 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1207, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver No
Duran Yes
Lynch No
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1224 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:42:12 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
04:42:40 PM  
The committee reconvened.
04:52:32 PM  
Representative Bird
introduced House Bill 21-1224, Modifications to Statutes Governing Foreclosures
of Real Property.  The bill sponsor provided the committee with a
copy of Amendment L.002 (Attachment C) and responded to questions from
the committee.
04:59:51 PM  
Holly Ryan, representing the Colorado County Treasurers and Public Trustees Associations, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ryan responded to questions from the committee.


05:23:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Bird
Seconded Duran
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
05:23:41 PM  
The bill sponsor and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


05:25:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1224, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Bird
Seconded Sandridge
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Excused
Neville Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1134 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


05:25:23 PM  
Representatives Ricks
and Bradfield introduced House Bill 21-1134, Report Tenant Rent Payment
Info to Credit Agencies.  The bill sponsors provided the committee
with copies of Amendments L.004 and L.005 (Attachments D and E) and responded
to questions from the committee.
05:49:32 PM  
Elizabeth Peetz,
representing the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in support
of the bill.
05:52:39 PM  
Maria Sepulveda, representing Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver, testified in support of the bill.
05:56:33 PM  
Karen Kallenberg, representing Habitat for Humanity of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:59:02 PM  
Talia Kahn-Kravis, representing the Credit Builders Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
06:02:26 PM  
Kinsey Hasstedt, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified in support of the bill.
06:05:28 PM  
Elyse Howard, representing Habitat for Humanity of Vail Valley, testified in support of the bill.
06:08:36 PM  
Jonathan Cappelli, representing the Neighborhood Development Collaborative, testified in support of the bill.
06:12:20 PM  
Ms. Howard responded to questions from the committee.
06:13:21 PM  
Peter LiFari, representing Maiker Housing Partners, testified in support of the bill.
06:16:28 PM  
Amritpal Byrd, representing the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.
06:20:17 PM  
Cynthia Coffin, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
06:21:58 PM  
Jerilynn Francis,
representing the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA), testified
in support of the bill.
06:26:05 PM  
Angela Hutton-Hall, representing the National Association of Real Estate Brokers and the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in support of the bill.
06:29:15 PM  
Ms. Francis responded to questions from the committee.
06:40:12 PM  
Additional written
testimony that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided
as Attachment F.


06:42:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005, which amends L.004
Moved Ricks
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


06:42:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004, as amended by L.005
Moved Ricks
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
06:42:30 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


06:48:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1134, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ricks
Seconded Mullica
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver No
Duran Yes
Lynch No
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:48:31 PM   The committee adjourned.