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h_tra_2017a_2017-04-20t11:57:10z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/20/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-243



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-243 to the Committee on Appro PASS







11:57 AM -- SB 17-243



Representative Jackson introduced Senate Bill 17-243. Under current law, the Motorcycle Operator Safety Training (MOST) program is scheduled to repeal on July 1, 2017. This bill continues the MOST program for three years, and transfers the program from the Office of Transportation Safety in the Department of Transportation (CDOT) to the Office of the Chief of the Colorado State Patrol in the Department of Public Safety (DPS), effective January 1, 2018. Representative Jackson distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment A).



170420 AttachA.pdf170420 AttachA.pdf



12:00 PM -- Mr. Brian Tobias, representing the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified against the bill. He answered several committee questions.



12:06 PM -- Mr. Michael Davis, representing the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, came to the table to answer committee questions.



12:12 PM -- Ms. Deb "Tiger" Chandler, representing the Coalition of Independent Riders and the Confederation of Clubs, testified in support of the bill.



12:19 PM -- Mr. Dennis Haberstumpf, representing ABATE of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



12:21 PM -- Mr. Ryan Long, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer committee questions about the fiscal note.



12:23 PM -- Ms. Deb Eyre, representing the Harley-Davidson Riding Academy, testified in support of the bill.



12:26 PM -- Sgt. Dave Hall, representing the Colorado State Patrol, came to the table to answer committee questions.



12:29 PM



Representative Jackson gave some closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: SB17-243
TIME: 12:29:57 PM
MOVED: Jackson
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-243 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0, with 1 excused.
SECONDED: Hansen
VOTE
Becker J.
Yes
Bridges
Yes
Buck
Yes
Carver
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Excused
Hansen
Yes
Jackson
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Winter
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







12:31 PM



The committee adjourned.








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