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H_FIN_2019A 04/22/2019 03:54:37 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/22/2019
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bird X
Bockenfeld *
Gray X
Neville X
Rich X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Tipper *
Herod X
Time 03:54:37 PM to 06:10:41 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1327 Referred to House Appropriations
SB19-145 Referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1328 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

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

HB19-1327 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:55:00 PM  
Representatives Neville and Garnett presented
House Bill 19-1327 to the committee.  This bill decriminalizes sports
betting and, conditional upon voter approval, levies a tax on net sports
betting revenue.  
04:00:27 PM  
Corey Hoffmann, representing the City of
Black Hawk, testified in support of the bill.
04:01:56 PM  
David Farahi, representing the Colorado Gaming Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:04:10 PM  
Lawrence Wall, representing Problem Gambling
Coalition of Colorado, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:05:59 PM  
Greg Romberg, representing Arapahoe County, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment A).
04:10:16 PM  
Stanton Dodge, representing Draft Kings, testified in support of the bill.
04:14:23 PM  
Representative Garnett distributed a handout (Attachment B).
04:15:33 PM  
Peter Jennings, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:17:58 PM  
Marsha Berzins, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:18:33 PM  
Peggy Brown, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.
04:20:08 PM  
Steve Turner, representing History Colorado, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:30:53 PM  
John Goldin-Dubois, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.
04:32:48 PM  
Chris Piper, representing the Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the bill.
04:35:52 PM  
Terry Fankhauser, representing Colorado Cattlemen, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:38:09 PM  
Lauren Ris, representing the Department of Natural Resources, responded to committee members' questions.
04:45:39 PM  
Mark Superka, representing the Community College System, testified in support of the bill.
04:45:54 PM  
Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties Incorporated, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:47:00 PM  
Bob Campbell, Teller County Commissioner, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:51:21 PM  
Shannon Rushton, representing Colorado Horse Racing Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:52:03 PM  
Dan Kelleher, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:55:54 PM  
Quest Meeks, representing the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball, testified against the bill.
04:56:30 PM  
Katie Wolf, representing the Problem Gambling Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:00:10 PM  
Donia Amick, representing the Department of Revenue, Division of Gaming, responded to committee members' questions.


05:25:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1327 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Neville
Seconded Sandridge
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray Yes
Neville Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Excused
Sullivan No
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-145 - Referred to House Appropriations


05:25:47 PM  
Representative A. Valdez presented Senate Bill 19-145 to the committee.


05:28:58 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-145 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray Yes
Neville Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Excused
Sullivan Excused
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1328 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

05:29:02 PM  
Representative Herod presented House Bill 19-1328 to the committee.
05:30:27 PM  
Tec Sun, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:38:36 PM  
Jamesetta Tombuh, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:38:50 PM  
Suzanne Leff, representing the Colorado Bar Association, testified in a neutral capacity.
05:41:09 PM  
Representative Herod distributed amendments L.001, L.003 and L.006 (Attachments C, D, and E).
05:44:04 PM  
Destiny Bossert, representing the Colorado Apartment Association, testified in a neutral capacity.
05:44:43 PM  
Kevin Lemasters, representing the Colorado Pest Control Association, testified in support of the bill.


06:01:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C)
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Neville
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder Excused
Sullivan
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:02:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D)
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Neville
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder Excused
Sullivan
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:06:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment E)
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Neville
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder Excused
Sullivan
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:06:59 PM  
Representative Herod wrapped up her presentation to the committee.


06:10:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1328, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Neville No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Excused
Sullivan Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:10:41 PM   The committee adjourned.