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H_FIN_2017A 03/29/2017 10:39:16 AM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Date: 03/29/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 10:39 AM to 11:44 AM
Beckman
X
Benavidez
X
Place: LSB A
Catlin
*
Covarrubias
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Gray
X
Representative Pabon
Herod
*
Kennedy
*
This Report was prepared by
Lawrence
X
Kori Donaldson
Michaelson Jenet
X
Thurlow
*
Van Winkle
X
Foote
X
Pabon
;
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB17-1265

HB17-1222
Referred to House Appropriations

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





10:39 AM -- HB17-1265



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representatives Becker, K. and Nordberg, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1265. The bill makes adjustments to the Judicial Division's contribution rates to the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) Amortization Equalization Disbursement and Supplemental Amortization Equalization Disbursement. The sponsors addressed questions from the committee.



10:48 AM --
Mr. Greg Smith, the Executive Director of PERA, testified in support of the bill and addressed questions from the committee.



11:03 AM --
Ms. Linda Bay, representing the AARP, testified in support of the bill.



11:09 AM --
Mr. David Kribs, representing the Judicial Division, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



11:15 AM --
Ms. Lynea Hansen, representing Secure PERA, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.

























11:18 AM



Representatives Becker and Nordberg made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1265
TIME: 11:21:29 AM
MOVED: Van Winkle
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1265 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: Herod
VOTE
Beckman
No
Benavidez
Yes
Catlin
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Gray
Yes
Herod
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Foote
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





11:22 AM -- HB17-1222



Representative Landgraf, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1222, which creates the voluntary contribution designation (tax checkoff) benefitting the Family Caregiver Support Fund. Money in the fund is used to support Easter Seals Colorado.



11:26 AM --
Ms. Val Saiz, representing herself as a caregiver, testified in support of the bill.



11:31 AM --
Ms. Lynn Robinson, Director of Easter Seals of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and answered questions from the committee. Representative Landgraf also responded to the questions.































11:38 AM



Representative Landgraf made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1222
TIME: 11:40:56 AM
MOVED: Michaelson Jenet
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1222 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Catlin
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Benavidez
Yes
Catlin
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Gray
Yes
Herod
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Foote
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





11:44 AM



The committee adjourned.


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