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H_FIN_2017A 04/12/2017 11:04:06 AM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Date: 04/12/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 11:04 AM to 12:30 PM
Beckman
X
Benavidez
*
Place: LSB A
Catlin
*
Covarrubias
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Gray
X
Representative Pabon
Herod
X
Kennedy
X
This Report was prepared by
Lawrence
X
Kori Donaldson
Michaelson Jenet
X
Thurlow
X
Van Winkle
X
Foote
X
Pabon
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB17-224

HB17-1119

HB17-1208

SB17-226

SB17-227
Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to House Appropriations

Referred to House Appropriations

Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





11:04 AM -- SB17-224



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Lee, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-224, which relocates the statutes concerning commercial driving schools from Title 12 to Title 42 of the Colorado Revised Statues and makes minor technical changes.








































BILL: SB17-224
TIME: 11:07:05 AM
MOVED: Van Winkle
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-224 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Beckman
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





11:08 AM -- HB17-1119



Representative Kraft-Tharp, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1119. The bill, as amended by the House Business Committee, creates the Uninsured Employer Board (board) and the Colorado Uninsured Employer Fund (fund) in the Division of Workers' Compensation of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE). The board oversees the fund, which is designed to pay benefits to injured workers whose employers do not have workers' compensation insurance. Representative Kraft-Tharp responded to questions from the committee.





11:13 AM



Ms. Amanda Hayden, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions about the revised fiscal note.



11:19 AM --
Ms. Sonja Guenther, representing the Workers Compensation Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Guenther responded to questions from the committee.



11:28 AM --
Mr. Patrick Teegarden, representing CDLE, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



11:40 AM --
Mr. Paul Tauriello, representing CDLE, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.

















11:54 AM



Mr. Tauriello continued to respond to questions from the committee.





12:05 PM



Representative Kraft-Tharp made closing remarks on the bill.





12:11 PM



Ms. Hayden returned to the table to address additional questions about the revised fiscal note.

BILL: HB17-1119
TIME: 12:14:30 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1119 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Kennedy
VOTE
Beckman
No
Benavidez
No
Catlin
Yes
Covarrubias
No
Gray
Yes
Herod
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
No
Foote
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS

































12:15 PM -- HB17-1208



Representative Weissman, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1208. The bill, as amended by the House Judiciary Committee, clarifies the process for sealing certain criminal records following the creation of a simplified process under Senate Bill 16-116. Representative Weissman responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: HB17-1208
TIME: 12:25:33 PM
MOVED: Beckman
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1208 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Herod
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



















































12:26 PM -- SB17-226



Representative Foote, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-226, which relocates the statutes concerning the regulation of financial institutions from Title 12 to Title 11 of the Colorado Revised Statutes and makes minor technical changes.

BILL: SB17-226
TIME: 12:27:35 PM
MOVED: Foote
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-226 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Michaelson Jenet
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

















































12:28 PM -- SB17-227



Representative Foote, prime sponsor, next presented Senate Bill 17-227, which relocates the statutes concerning attorneys-at-law from Title 12 to Title 13 of the Colorado Revised Statutes and makes minor technical changes.

BILL: SB17-227
TIME: 12:29:02 PM
MOVED: Foote
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-227 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Herod
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





12:29 PM



The committee adjourned.


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