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h_fin_2017a_2017-04-24t13:39:38z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/24/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-040



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.025 (Attachment I). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.027 (Attachment J). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.032 (Attachment K). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.042 (Attachment L). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.043 (Attachment M). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 17-040, as amended, to the Commi
PASS

Pass Without Objection

PASS

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







04:13 PM -- SB17-040



The committee recessed.





04:38 PM



The committee returned to order. Representative Pabon, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-040. The reengrossed bill modifies the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) with respect to digital or electronic records. Committee members received a memorandum assessing the fiscal impact of amendment L.025 and amendment L.032 (Attachment F). Representative Pabon responded to committee questions.



17HouseFin0424AttachF.pdf17HouseFin0424AttachF.pdf



04:58 PM --
Mr. Wayne Williams, the Colorado Secretary of State, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



05:07 PM --
Mr. Paul Ritzma, representing the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to questions from the committee. Representative Pabon also responded to questions.



05:31 PM --
Ms. Barbara Redmond, representing Denver Health, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to questions from the committee. Representative Pabon commented on aspects of Ms. Redmond's testimony.



05:47 PM --
Mr. Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Orf distributed a handout from Colorado Counties, Inc. (Attachment G) and responded to committee questions. Representative Pabon also responded to questions from the committee.



17HouseFin0424AttachG.pdf17HouseFin0424AttachG.pdf



06:25 PM --
Mr. Michael Nicoletti, representing the Department of Public Health and the Environment, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to committee questions.



06:41 PM --
Mr. Michael Shea, representing the Governor's Office of Information Technology, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to questions from the bill.



06:48 PM --
Mr. Jeremy Hueth, representing the University of Colorado System, testified in opposition to the bill and in support of possible amendments. Mr. Hueth responded to questions from the committee.



07:00 PM --
Ms. Jessica LeRoux, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:06 PM --
Mr. Jack Wylie, representing the Department of Personnel and Administration, testified in opposition to the bill and in support of possible amendments. Mr. Wylie responded to questions from the committee.



07:13 PM --
Mr. Riley Kitts, representing the Department of Human Services, testified in opposition to the bill.





07:15 PM



The committee recessed.



07:44 PM --
The committee returned to order. Mr. Chris Koeber, representing the Colorado Broadcasters Association, testified in support of the bill.



07:48 PM --
Ms. Elena Nunez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill and spoke about potential amendments.



07:52 PM --
Ms. Peg Perl, representing Colorado Ethics Watch, testified in opposition to the bill and in support of possible amendments. Ms. Perl responded to committee questions.



07:58 PM --
Mr. Terry Scanlon, representing the Judicial Branch, testified from a neutral position on the bill and responded to committee questions.



08:13 PM --
Mr. Daniel Hodges, representing the Colorado Association of Municipal Utilities, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



08:24 PM --
Mr. Doug Kemper, representing the Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the bill, if it is amended, and distributed a handout detailing a possible amendment (Attachment H).



17HouseFin0424AttachH.pdf17HouseFin0424AttachH.pdf



08:30 PM --
Mr. Peter Coulter, representing Transparent Courts, testified in support of the bill.



08:33 PM --
Mr. Greg Romburg, representing the Colorado Press Association, testified in support of the bill.



08:37 PM --
Ms. Suzanne Staiert, representing the Secretary of State's Office, testified in support of the bill.





08:49 PM



Representative Pabon distributed and explained amendments L.025, L.027, L.032, L.042, and L.043 (Attachments I through M). Representative Pabon responded to committee questions.



17HouseFin0424AttachI.pdf17HouseFin0424AttachI.pdf 17HouseFin0424AttachJ.pdf17HouseFin0424AttachJ.pdf



17HouseFin0424AttachK.pdf17HouseFin0424AttachK.pdf 17HouseFin0424AttachL.pdf17HouseFin0424AttachL.pdf



17HouseFin0424AttachM.pdf17HouseFin0424AttachM.pdf



09:17 PM --
Mr. David Blake, representing the Office of the Attorney General, came to the table to answer questions about amendment L.032.

BILL: SB17-040
TIME: 09:30:46 PM
MOVED: Kennedy
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.025 (Attachment I). The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Herod
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
YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS




BILL: SB17-040
TIME: 09:31:24 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.027 (Attachment J). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Beckman
Benavidez
Catlin
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: SB17-040
TIME: 09:31:41 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.032 (Attachment K). The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Kennedy
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Benavidez
Yes
Catlin
No
Covarrubias
No
Gray
No
Herod
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Thurlow
No
Van Winkle
No
Foote
No
Pabon
Yes
YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS




BILL: SB17-040
TIME: 09:32:53 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.042 (Attachment L). 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: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: SB17-040
TIME: 09:33:10 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.043 (Attachment M). 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: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





09:35 PM



Representative Pabon made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: SB17-040
TIME: 09:37:49 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-040, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Kennedy
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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