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H_FIN_2020A 06/10/2020 02:36:46 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 06/10/2020
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bockenfeld X
Carver X
Gray X
Kraft-Tharp X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Soper *
Sullivan X
Bird X
Herod X
Time 02:36:46 PM to 01:14:30 AM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-197 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1424 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB20-217 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB20-215 Referred to House Appropriations

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

SB20-197 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:37:32 PM  

Representatives McLachland and Catlin presented Senate Bill 20-197 to the committee.  This bill aligns state and federal law related to the regulation of industrial hemp.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment A.



02:40:59 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-197 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Sandridge
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Gray Excused
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Soper Excused
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1424 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:41:05 PM  

Representative Coleman and Soper presented House Bill 20-1424 to the committee. The bill defines social equity licensees, and modifies and expands the marijuana accelerator program to make it available for social equity licensees and retail marijuana stores.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment B.

02:43:42 PM  
Samantha Walsh, representing Simply Pure, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:43 PM  

Larisa Bolivar, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:48:10 PM  
Sarah Woodson, representing xyz, testified in support of the bill.
02:51:34 PM  
Art Way, representing Equitable Consulting, testified in support of the bill.
02:55:05 PM  
Representative Coleman wrapped up his presentation to the committee.


02:58:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1424 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Soper
Seconded Bird
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Soper Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-217 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:58:54 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:09:07 PM  
The committee reconvened.
03:09:16 PM  

Representatives Herod and Gonzales-Guttierez presented Senate Bill 20-217 to the committee, along with a video.  This bill requires local law enforcement and the Colorado State Patrol to use body-worn cameras and release recordings to the public, and to conduct data reporting about certain incidents and contacts with the public.  The Division of Criminal Justice must post this reporting on its website and summarize it in an annual report.  The POST Board must revoke peace officer certification for certain violations. State and local law enforcement are prohibited from certain enforcement actions in response to public demonstrations.  The bill removes immunity for local law enforcement peace officers and requires local law enforcement agencies to indemnify officers unless the officer did not act in good faith.  The bill limits the acceptable use of force by all peace officers and creates a duty to report excessive use of force.  Finally, the Attorney General may intervene in instance where a government authority engages in a pattern or practice that deprives persons of their constitutional rights.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment C.

03:20:08 PM  
Vicki Trujillo, representing herself and Safe Access Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:32:39 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:44:58 PM  
The committee reconvened.
03:45:10 PM  

Sheneen McClain, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:45:29 PM  
Natalia Marshall, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:48:38 PM  
Mari Newman, representing Kilmer Lane and Newman, testified in support of the bill.
04:02:51 PM  
The committee recessed.
04:03:00 PM  
The committee reconvened.
04:08:35 PM  
Suzette Malveaux, representing the University of Colorado School of Law, testified in support of the bill.
04:28:25 PM  
Ms. Malveaux and Ms. Newman responded to committee members' questions.
04:30:08 PM  
Terrance Roberts, representing Denver Black Male Initiative, testified in support of the bill.
05:03:27 PM  
Candice Bailey, representing White House Consultants Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:09:19 PM  
Al Gardner, representing Denver Citizens Oversight Board, testified in support of the bill.
05:17:51 PM  
Brittany Iriart, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:26:29 PM  
Katie Richardson, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:29:38 PM  
Laura and Jose Hernandez, representing themselves, testified in support of the bill.
05:32:32 PM  
Qusair Mohamed, representing Rathod Mohamedbhai,
testified in support of the bill.  
05:43:13 PM  
Viola Jaquez, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:46:28 PM  
Joe Pelle, representing the Country Sheriffs Association, testified in support of amendments to the bill.
05:55:09 PM  
Michael Dougherty, representing the Colorado District Attorneys Council, testified in support of amendments to the bill.
05:55:35 PM  
Qusair Mohamedbhai, the Naeschylus Carter-Vinzant,
testified in support of the bill and introduced Lenisha Butler.  Lenisha
Butler, representing Naeschylus Carter-Vinzant, testified in support of
the bill.
06:29:04 PM  
Qusair Mohamedbhai, representing the Richard
Gary Black Family, testified in support of the bill and introduced Jeanette
Black.  Jeanette Black, representing the Richard Gary Black family,
testified in support of the bill.
06:39:01 PM  
Zayd Atkinson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:45:30 PM  
Chrystina Page, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:02:32 PM  
Autumn Brooks, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:02:56 PM  
Alexander Landau, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
07:08:09 PM  
Kiki Council, representing the Sam Cary Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.
07:18:34 PM  
April Young, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:18:48 PM  
Art Way, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
07:22:12 PM  
Marcus Najera, representing Safe Access Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
07:26:48 PM  
Dan Weiss, representing Greg Heard, testified in support of the bill.
07:38:46 PM  
Bridget Seritt, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:40:58 PM  
Elizabeth Futch, representing A Little Help Ministry, testified in support of the bill.
07:43:30 PM  
Mary-Katherine Fleming, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:47:42 PM  
Shayna Gimble, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:53:34 PM  
Alexander Coscia, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
08:00:28 PM  
Tatiana Chandee, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
08:03:04 PM  
Jamie Ray, representing Second Chance Center, testified in support of the bill.
08:08:06 PM  
Abbey Winter, representing Moms Demand Action, testified in support of the bill.
08:10:41 PM  
Ron Sloan, representing Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in support of amendments to the bill.
08:13:36 PM  
Rebecca Klymkowsky, testified in support of amendments to the bill.
08:18:10 PM  
Mae Ann Conley, representing herself, testified in support of amendments to the bill.
08:27:22 PM  
The committee recessed.
08:33:18 PM  
The committee reconvened.
09:58:42 PM  
Robert Pablo, representing Colorado Fraternal Order of Police, testified in support of amendments to the bill.
10:00:37 PM  
Robert Pride, representing the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police, testified in support of amendments to the bill.
10:04:52 PM  
Tristan Gorman, representing the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in support of the bill.
10:33:14 PM  
Rebecca Wallace, representing the ACLU of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:37:35 PM  
Representative Gonzales-Gutierrez distributed and explained
amendments L.097, L.104, L.098, L.100, L.105 (Attachments D, E, F, G, and
H).


10:38:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.097
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:38:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.104
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:42:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.098
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Soper Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:46:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.100
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:48:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.105
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:49:00 PM  

Representative Herod distributed and explained amendments L.106, L.108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 116, 117, and 113 (Attachments I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, and R).



10:49:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.106
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:50:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.108
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:54:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.109
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:56:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.110
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:59:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.111
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:59:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.112
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:00:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.114
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:01:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.116
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:13:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.117
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Soper Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:18:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.113
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Herod
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Carver No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder No
Soper No
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
11:18:42 PM  
Representatives Herod and Gonzales-Guttierez wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


11:53:10 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-217, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Herod
Seconded Bird
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Carver No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Soper No
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-215 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:53:19 PM  

Representatives McCluskie and Kennedy presented Senate Bill 20-215 to the committee. The bill creates the Health Insurance Affordability Enterprise and extends and refinances the Reinsurance Program.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment S.

11:55:00 PM  
Caitlin Westerson, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.
12:09:00 AM  
Allison Neswood, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
12:15:50 AM  
Amanda Massey, Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:18:23 AM  
Patrick Boyle, Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:28:18 AM  
Jason Hopfer, representing Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:31:27 AM  
Erin Miller, representing the Colorado
Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill and presented two
handouts (Attachments   and  ).
12:41:16 AM  
Michael Conway, State Commissioner of Insurance, testified in support of the bill.
12:45:05 AM  
Karla Gonzales Garcia, representing Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.
12:54:12 AM  
Hunter Railey, representing the Small Business Majority, testified in support of the bill.
12:58:33 AM  
Representatives Kennedy and McCluskie wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


01:14:13 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-215 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Carver No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Soper No
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:14:30 AM   The committee adjourned.






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