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H_BUS_2022A 03/24/2022 01:36:53 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 03/24/2022
Attendance
Amabile X
Bird X
Carver X
Duran X
Lynch X
Mullica X
Ricks X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Van Beber X
Van Winkle X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 01:36:53 PM to 07:09:49 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB22-1282 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB22-1152 Postponed Indefinitely
HB22-1277 Postponed Indefinitely

HB22-1282 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:37:49 PM  
Representatives Mullica
and Lynch, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 22-1282, The Innovative
Housing Incentive Program.  The bill creates a program within the
Office of Economic Development and International Trade to provide grants
or loans to new or existing businesses that develop new types of innovative
housing.



The bill sponsors provided the committee with Amendments L.001, L.002,
L.003, and L.004 (Attachments A - D).  The bill sponsors responded
to questions from the committee.
01:45:10 PM  
Sean Gould, representing the Office of Economic Development & International Trade, testified in support of the bill.
01:48:08 PM  
Alison Morgan, representing the Colorado Bankers Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:48:59 PM  
Charles Chupp, representing Fading West Development, testified in support of the bill.
01:51:27 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:03:43 PM  
Dean Dalvit, representing EV Studio, LLC, testified in support of the bill.
02:07:25 PM  
Drew Hamrick, representing the Colorado Apartment Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:08:34 PM  
Ron Francis, representing indieDwell Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:10:54 PM  
Tawny Peyton, representing the Rocky Mountain Homme Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:14:05 PM  
Thomas Davidson, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill.
02:15:41 PM  
Elizabeth Peetz, representing the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified to amend the bill.
02:18:35 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:20:03 PM  
Summit County Commissioner Tamara Pogue, representing Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), testified to amend the bill.
02:23:40 PM  
Councilmember Todd Ohlheiser, representing Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association, testified to amend the bill.
02:23:41 PM  
Additional testimony that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment E.


02:27:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Mullica
Seconded Lynch
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:29:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Mullica
Seconded Lynch
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:30:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Lynch
Seconded Mullica
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:30:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Mullica
Seconded Lynch
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:31:00 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee about other potential amendments.
02:32:10 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


02:42:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1282, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Mullica
Seconded Lynch
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver No
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Beber No
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1152 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:42:18 PM  
Representative Hooton, bill sponsor, introduced House Bill 22-1152, Prohibit Employer Adverse Action Marijuana Use. She provided Amendment L.002, which is a strike-below amendment (Attachment F).

Representative Hooton responded to questions from the committee.

03:14:21 PM  
Jessica Kostelnik, representing the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:17:03 PM  
Loren Furman, representing the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:20:11 PM  
Mike Foreman, representing the Town of Monument and the Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:22:01 PM  
Kathleen Curry, representing the Ute Water Conservancy District, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:25:09 PM  
Stan Dempsey, representing the Colorado Mining Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:28:01 PM  
Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), testified in opposition to the bill.
03:29:42 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:35:24 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing
the Associated Governments Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition
to the bill.
03:36:32 PM  
Mollie Steinemann, representing the Colorado Restaurant Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:37:54 PM  
Kelly Sloan, representing the Colorado Aviation Business Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:40:41 PM  
David Burks, representing the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:43:45 PM  
Tari King, representing the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:46:34 PM  
Kirsten Kurath, representing the Grand Valley Water Users Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:48:49 PM  
Rachel Beck, representing the Colorado Springs Chamber and Economic Development Commission, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:50:49 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:52:00 PM  
Kara Miller, representing the Marijuana Industry Group (MIG), testified to amend the bill.
03:54:41 PM  
Francesca Maes, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition (CCDC), testified in support of the bill.
03:56:27 PM  
Autumn Brooks, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:59:34 PM  
Jason Warf, representing the Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in support of the bill.
04:02:50 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
04:07:55 PM  
Additional testimony
that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment
G.
04:08:19 PM  
Representative Hooton discussed Amendment L.002.


04:16:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Snyder
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:16:11 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


04:25:11 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1152, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Van Winkle
Amabile No
Bird No
Carver No
Duran No
Lynch No
Mullica No
Ricks No
Sandridge No
Snyder No
Van Beber No
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts No
YES: 1   NO: 12   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:25:29 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 22-1152 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Bird
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan No
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1277 - Postponed Indefinitely

04:25:38 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
04:34:11 PM  
The committee reconvened.
04:34:18 PM  
Representatives Mullica
and Neville, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 22-1277, Authorize Credit
Unions to Hold Public Money.  The bill allows public money to be deposited
or invested with a credit union that is federally insured, and permits
credit unions to make loans to public entities.



The bill sponsors
provided Amendments L.003 and L.004 (Attachments H and I) and a handout
(Attachment J) to the committee.  The bill sponsors responded to questions
from the committee.
04:41:20 PM  
Assistant District
Attorney Amanda Gall, representing First Judicial District Attorney Alexis
King, testified in support of the bill.  Commissioner Steve O'Dorisio,
representing Adams County, testified in support of the bill.  Mayor
Pro Tem Rachel Friend, representing the City of Boulder, testified in support
of the bill.  The witnesses answered several committee questions.
04:45:40 PM  
Jenifer Waller, representing the Colorado Bankers Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:58:28 PM  
Matthew Propst, representing ANB Bank, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:00:59 PM  
Joe Martinez, representing the Independent Bankers of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:04:50 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
05:10:06 PM  
Meghan MacKillop, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
05:12:10 PM  
Chip Taylor, representing the Special District Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:14:57 PM  
Thomas Davidson, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill.
05:16:46 PM  
Curtis Gardner, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:19:13 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
05:20:54 PM  
Jay Goddard, representing Points West Community Bank, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:25:13 PM  
Jennifer Luce, representing FirstBank, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:27:49 PM  
Clay Whitham, representing Frontier Bank, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:31:29 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
05:40:20 PM  
Malcolm Johnson, representing Canvas Credit Union, testified in support of the bill.
05:44:15 PM  
David Brown, representing Weld Community Credit Union, testified in support of the bill.
05:47:47 PM  
Darin Atteberry, representing Elevations Credit Union, testified in support of the bill.
05:51:43 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
06:14:17 PM  
Rebecca Diaz, representing Legacy Bank, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:18:25 PM  
Sherry Waner, representing
First Southwest Bank, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Waner
provided a handout to the committee, which can be found here:
https://fswcf.org/impact/.
06:22:06 PM  
Jay Rickstrew, representing Alpine Bank, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:25:52 PM  
Loren Furman, representing the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:29:43 PM  
Eric Budreau, representing the Independent Bankers of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:33:31 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
06:35:04 PM  
John Ruby, representing Bellco Credit Union, testified in support of the bill.
06:38:50 PM  
Sarah Bay, representing Denver Community Credit Union, testified in support of the bill.
06:42:13 PM  
Dan Diorio, representing the Mountain West Credit Union Association, testified in support of the bill.
06:45:41 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
06:45:42 PM  
Additional testimony that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment K.


06:50:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004, which amends L.003
Moved Mullica
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:50:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003, as amended by L.004
Moved Mullica
Seconded Van Winkle
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:51:16 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


07:08:23 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1277, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Mullica
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bird No
Carver No
Duran Yes
Lynch No
Mullica Yes
Ricks No
Sandridge Yes
Snyder No
Van Beber No
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts No
YES: 5   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


07:08:48 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 22-1277 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Snyder
Amabile No
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran No
Lynch Yes
Mullica No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan No
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


07:09:49 PM   The committee adjourned.