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H_FIN_2019A 04/24/2019 01:30:53 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/24/2019
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bockenfeld X
Gray X
Larson X
Melton X
Rich X
Sandridge X
Sirota X
Valdez A. X
Tipper X
Herod X
Time 01:30:53 PM to 02:45:12 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-146 Referred to House Appropriations
SB19-205 Referred to House Appropriations
SB19-153 Referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1329 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB19-218 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

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

SB19-146 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:31:04 PM  

Representative Kennedy presented Senate Bill 19-146 to the committee.  This bill continues the regulation of entities that provide home care services in the Department of Public Health and Environment, which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2019.



01:32:59 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-146 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Valdez A.
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray Yes
Larson Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-205 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:33:18 PM  

Representatives Michaelson Jenet and Duran presented Senate Bill 19-205 to the committee.  This bill creates the U.S. Women Veteran military license plate.

01:34:30 PM  
Greg Dorman, representing the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, testified in support of the bill.
01:37:49 PM  
Deborah Davis, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.


01:43:14 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-205 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Gray
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray Yes
Larson No
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-153 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:43:31 PM  

Representative Kipp presented Senate Bill 19-153 to the committee.  The bill continues the Colorado Podiatry Board in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled to repeal on July 1, 2019.



01:45:30 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-153 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Valdez A.
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray Yes
Larson Yes
Melton Excused
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1329 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:46:26 PM  

Representative Arndt presented House Bill 19-1329 to the committee.  This bill includes fertilizer and spray adjuvants used for agricultural purposes as wholesale sale products, thereby exempting them from the state sales tax.

01:48:21 PM  

Allison Gault, representing Colorado Nursery and Greenhouse Association, testified in support of the bill.

01:52:46 PM  
Emily Ibach, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.
01:53:06 PM  
Gage Ridder, representing the Rocky Mountain Agribusiness Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:53:59 PM  
Josh Pens, representing the Department of Revenue, responded to committee members' questions.
02:09:20 PM  
Benjamin Waters, representing the Colorado Hemp Agricultural Advancement Guild, testified in support of the bill.
02:09:42 PM  
Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties Inc., testified in a neutral capacity.
02:10:20 PM  
Kelly Sloan, representing the Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:12:59 PM  

Gregg Fraser, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee members' questions.

02:22:28 PM  
Representative Arndt distributed and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).


02:24:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A)
Moved Gray
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Gray
Larson
Melton
Rich
Sandridge
Sirota
Valdez A.
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:26:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1329, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Melton
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray Yes
Larson Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Sirota No
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-218 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:26:18 PM  
Representative Jaquez Lewis presented Senate
Bill 19-218 to the committee, along with amendment L.010 (Attachment B).
 
This bill continues the Medical
Marijuana Program in the Department of Public Health and Environment, which
is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2019.  
02:28:12 PM  
Kevin Gallagher, representing the Colorado
Cannabis Manufacturers Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:28:39 PM  
Mark Angerhofer, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:29:29 PM  
Brian Tobias, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies, responded to committee members' questions.
02:35:19 PM  
David Wasserman, representing Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in support of the bill.


02:43:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment B)
Moved Gray
Seconded Bockenfeld
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Gray
Larson
Melton
Rich
Sandridge
Sirota
Valdez A.
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:43:49 PM  
Representative Jaquez Lewis wrapped up her presentation to the committee.


02:44:44 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-218, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray Yes
Larson Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sandridge Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:45:12 PM   The committee adjourned.