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h_fin_2017a_2017-02-13t13:36:12z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/13/2017

Location:

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1127



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1127 to the Committee on Appro PASS







02:08 PM -- HB17-1127



Representative Lontine, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1127, which creates a sales and use tax exemption for feminine hygiene products beginning January 1, 2018. The exemption is not extended by default to counties or municipalities that levy sales taxes, though these local governments may choose to incorporate the exemption at any time. Representative Lontine and Ms. Kate Meyer, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered questions from the committee.





02:27 PM



Representative Lontine and Ms. Meyer continued to respond to questions and comments from the committee.



02:30 PM --
Ms. Kirsten Canfield, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:34 PM --
Ms. Kendra Neumann, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:37 PM --
Ms. Kassandra Rendon-Morales, representing the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.



02:41 PM --
Ms. Natasha Menta and Mr. Max Dworin, representing Boxed.com, testified in support of the bill.



02:47 PM --
Ms. Ali Mickelson, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified from a neutral position on the bill.



02:52 PM --
Ms. Amber Egbert, representing the Department of Revenue, answered question from the committee.



02:56 PM



Representative Lontine made closing remarks on the bill. Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1127
TIME: 03:02:06 PM
MOVED: Herod
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1127 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Hooton
VOTE
Beckman
No
Benavidez
Yes
Catlin
No
Covarrubias
No
Gray
Yes
Herod
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
No
Thurlow
No
Van Winkle
No
Foote
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







03:05 PM



The committee adjourned.








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