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h_jud_2017a_2017-02-16t13:30:38z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/16/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1021



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1021, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:34 PM -- HB17-1021



Representative Danielson, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1021, concerning the release of information by the Division of Labor Standards and Statistics in the Department of Labor and Employment concerning an employer's violation of wage laws. Representative Danielson explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Danielson noted some organizations that support the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the effect of a forthcoming amendment to the bill, amendment L.003 (Attachment A), a strike-below amendment. Representative Danielson responded to questions regarding legislation similar to HB 17-1021 that she sponsored in 2016. The following persons testified regarding HB 17-1021:



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01:43 PM --
Mr. Patrick Teegarden, representing the Department of Labor and Employment, testified on the bill from a neutral position. Mr. Teegarden provided background information on the documentation of wage theft by the department. Mr. Teegarden responded to questions regarding certain terms and documents used in this process. Discussion ensued regarding the potential for excluding an initial complaint from being released to the public during the wage theft determination process.



01:49 PM --
Mr. Larry Hudson, representing the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, testified on the bill from a neutral position. He noted that the National Federation of Independent Business is neutral on the bill, and voiced support for amendment L.003.





01:51 PM

BILL: HB17-1021
TIME: 01:51:25 PM
MOVED:
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Michaelson Jenet
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





01:51 PM

BILL: HB17-1021
TIME: 01:51:47 PM
MOVED: Salazar
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1021, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Weissman
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Carver
Yes
Foote
Yes
Herod
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Weissman
Yes
Willett
Yes
Wist
Yes
Salazar
Yes
Lee
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







01:53 PM



The committee adjourned.






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