The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Winkler, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1439, concerning a prohibition on displaying a sign on a vehicle denying liability for items escaping from the vehicle. Representative Winkler explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Winkler responded to questions regarding laws in other states governing liability associated with materials spilling out of vehicles. Discussion ensued regarding signs on vehicles constituting false advertising, and whether the offense created by the bill is a primary offense. Representative Winkler responded to questions regarding how the offense comports with certain transportation-related interstate compacts, and federal regulation pertaining to signage on vehicles. Discussion ensued regarding incidents of gravel causing damage to vehicles. Discussion returned to whether the bill's offense is a primary offense.