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H_FIN_2019A 04/17/2019 02:12:20 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/17/2019
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bockenfeld *
Exum X
Gray X
Kipp X
Pelton X
Rich *
Sandridge X
Valdez A. X
Tipper X
Herod X
Time 02:12:20 PM to 06:24:53 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1323 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB19-137 Referred to House Appropriations
SB19-154 Referred to House Appropriations
SB19-133 Referred to House Appropriations
SB19-002 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1322 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1212 Referred to House Appropriations
SB19-099 Referred to House Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB19-1323 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:12:32 PM  
Representative Herod presented House Bill 19-1323 to the committee. This bill increases the amount of occasional sales by charitable organizations that are exempt from sales tax from $25,000 to $45,000 per year. It also removes the requirement that occasional sales take place no more than 12 days per year.
02:14:16 PM  
Mark Turner, representing the Colorado Nonprofit Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:15:05 PM  
Peg Long, representing Colorado CASA Board, testified in support of the bill.
02:17:19 PM  
Representative Herod distributed and explained
amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments A and B).


02:20:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A)
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bockenfeld Excused
Exum
Gray
Kipp
Pelton
Rich Excused
Sandridge
Valdez A.
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:20:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B)
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Exum
Gray
Kipp
Pelton
Rich
Sandridge
Valdez A.
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:21:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1323, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Pelton Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Valdez A. Excused
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-137 - Referred to House Appropriations

02:23:14 PM  
Representatives Hansen and Wilson presented Senate Bill 19-137 to the committee. This bill continues the Colorado Student Leaders Institute, which is scheduled to repeal on June 30, 2019. State fiscal impacts under the bill include only the continuation of the program's current revenue and expenditures.
02:27:02 PM  
Celeste Archer, representing the Colorado
Students Leader's Institute, testified in support of the bill and distributed
three handouts (Attachments C, D, and E).


02:34:31 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-137 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Pelton Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Valdez A. Excused
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-154 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:34:43 PM  
Representative Sirota presented Senate Bill 19-154 to the committee. This bill continues the regulation of psychiatric technicians by the State Board of Nursing in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled to repeal on July 1, 2019.


02:36:54 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-154 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Pelton Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Valdez A. Excused
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-133 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:37:08 PM  
Representatives Michaelson Jenet and Buckner presented Senate Bill 19-133 to the committee. This bill requires that genetic counselors be licensed in order to practice in Colorado.
02:38:13 PM  
Jeanette Hensley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:46:01 PM  
Mary Freivogl, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:55:15 PM  
Jeffrey Riester, representing the Department of Regulatory Affairs, responded to committee members' questions.
03:00:46 PM  
Representatives Michaelson Jenet and Buckner wrapped up their presentation on the bill.


03:09:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-133 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Valdez A.
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Pelton Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-002 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:09:23 PM  
Representatives Roberts and Jackson presented
Senate Bill 19-002 to the committee, along with amendment L.005 (Attachment
F).  
This bill requires entities
that service student loans to be licensed by the Department of Law and
creates the Student Loan Ombudsperson to assist student loan borrowers.

03:19:37 PM  
Charley Olena, representing New Era Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:21:56 PM  
Ryan Case, representing the American Federation for Teachers of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:22:25 PM  
Anna Lee, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:25:51 PM  
Gabrielle Healy, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.
03:29:32 PM  
Kurt Morrison, representing the Attorney General's Office, testified in support of the bill.
03:50:47 PM  
Jen Waller, representing the Colorado Bankers Association, testified in support of the bill.


04:12:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment F)
Moved Tipper
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Exum
Gray
Kipp
Pelton
Rich
Sandridge
Valdez A.
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:12:45 PM  
Representative Roberts discussed amendment L.005 (Attachment F).


04:18:42 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-002, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Gray
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld No
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Pelton No
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1322 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

04:18:56 PM  
Representatives Roberts and Will presented House Bill 19-1322 to the committee. This bill requires that up to $40 million be transferred from the Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to the Housing Development Grant Fund to fund affordable housing throughout the state from FY 2019-20 through FY 2025-26.
04:23:15 PM  
Alison George, representing the Department of Local Affairs, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:30:28 PM  
John Messner, Gunnison County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.
04:32:25 PM  
Claire Levy, representing the Colorado
Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill and distributed
three letters in support of the bill (Attachments G, H, and I).

04:37:54 PM  
Cathy Alderman, representing Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.
04:45:47 PM  
Karen Kallenberg, representing Habitat for Humanity, testified in support of the bill.
04:48:11 PM  
Lydia Walligorski, representing Violence
Free Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:48:44 PM  
Alana Romans, representing the Urban Land
Conservancy, testified in support of the bill.
04:54:50 PM  
Jen Waller, representing Colorado Bankers Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:56:08 PM  
Hilary Cooper, San Miguel County Commissioner, representing Commissioners and Counties Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
04:56:44 PM  
Representative Roberts distributed amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments J and K).
04:59:20 PM  
Rita Fitzpatrick, representing AARP, testified in support of the bill.
04:59:45 PM  
Meghan Dollar, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
05:02:39 PM  
Jeanette Hensley, representing Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
05:04:38 PM  
Leah Marvin- Riley, representing the Department of the Treasury, testified in a neutral capacity.


05:08:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment J)
Moved Tipper
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Exum
Gray
Kipp
Pelton
Rich
Sandridge
Valdez A.
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:09:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment K)
Moved Tipper
Seconded Exum
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Exum
Gray
Kipp
Pelton
Rich
Sandridge
Valdez A.
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:09:11 PM  
Representatives Roberts and Will wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


05:15:30 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1322, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Valdez A.
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Pelton Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1212 - Referred to House Appropriations

05:15:48 PM  
Representative Titone presented House Bill
19-1212 to the committee, along with several handouts (Attachments L, M,
and N).  The bill recreates and reenacts the community association
managers licensing program in the Division of Real Estate in the Department
of Regulatory Agencies.
05:23:31 PM  
Brandon Helm, representing Community Association Institute, testified in support of the bill.
05:23:59 PM  
Danielle Holley, representing Community
Association Institute, testified in support of the bill.
05:26:08 PM  
Lawrence Healy, representing Community Association Institute, testified in support of the bill.
05:28:25 PM  
James Phifer, representing ACCU, Inc.,
testified in support of the bill.
05:30:27 PM  
Chad Otto, representing Community Association Institute, testified in support of the bill.
05:32:13 PM  
Rick Yerman, representing the Colorado
Association of Realtors, testified against the bill and distributed a handout
(Attachment O).
05:38:49 PM  
Don Booher, representing the Land Title Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:39:16 PM  
Liz Peetz, representing the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in support of the bill.
05:43:49 PM  
John Kreuger, representing Associa, testified against the bill.
05:44:25 PM  
Buck Bailey, representing himself, testified against the bill and provided a handout (Attachment P).
05:45:04 PM  
David Stiver, representing TeamStrategyInc.com,
testified in support of the bill.
05:53:55 PM  
Leslie Stevens, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:54:18 PM  
Josh Smith, representing Utah State University,
testified in a neutral capacity and distributed a handout (Attachment Q).
05:59:06 PM  
Sandra Davis, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment R).
06:04:58 PM  
Brian TerHark, representing Westwind Management
Group, testified in support of the bill.
06:05:34 PM  
Lee Freedman, representing Community Association Institute, testified in support of the bill.
06:10:20 PM  
Garon Duncan, representing MSI, testified in support of the bill.
06:10:37 PM  
Suzanne Leff, representing the Community Association Institute, testified in support of the bill.
06:11:41 PM  
Marcia Waters, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies, responded to committee members' questions.
06:16:02 PM  
Representatives Titone and Duran wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


06:18:23 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1212 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Kipp
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Pelton No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-099 - Referred to House Appropriations


06:18:42 PM  
Representative Tipper presented Senate Bill 19-099 to the committee. The bill establishes a registration program for athlete agents.


06:24:29 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-099 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Pelton No
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:24:53 PM   The committee adjourned.