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h_fin_2017a_2017-04-19t11:35:31z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/19/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1307



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment C). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1307, as amended, to the Commi


PASS







11:36 AM -- HB17-1307



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Winter, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1307, which creates the Division of Family and Medial Leave Insurance as an enterprise in the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment conditional on the outcome of the findings of a working group on program costs and revenue bond issuance. Representative Winter distributed a letter about the financing plan for the bill (Attachment A). Representative Winter responded to committee questions. The committee received a fact sheet, a list of supporters, and a FAQ on the bill (Attachment B).



17HouseFin0419AttachA.pdf17HouseFin0419AttachA.pdf 17HouseFin0419AttachB.pdf17HouseFin0419AttachB.pdf



11:41 AM



Erin Reynolds, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions about the bill's prepared fiscal note.



11:49 AM --
Kathy White, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



11:58 AM --
Shelly Ramirez Martinez, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



12:02 PM --
Kelli Riley, representing herself as a small business owner, testified in support of the bill.



12:05 PM --
Tim Gaudette, representing the Small Business Majority, testified in support of the bill.





12:07 PM



Representative Winter distributed and explained amendment L.010 (Attachment C).



17HouseFin0419AttachC.pdf17HouseFin0419AttachC.pdf

BILL: HB17-1307
TIME: 12:08:43 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Kennedy
VOTE
Beckman
Benavidez
Catlin
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:





12:09 PM



Representative Winter made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1307
TIME: 12:09:30 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1307, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Michaelson Jenet
VOTE
Beckman
No
Benavidez
Yes
Catlin
No
Covarrubias
No
Gray
Yes
Herod
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Thurlow
No
Van Winkle
No
Foote
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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