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h_tra_2018a_2018-04-25t14:04:27z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1401

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Apr 25, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1401 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:06:17 PM  
Reps. Jackson and Winter introduced House Bill 18-1401. The bill This directs the Division of Transit and Rail in the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to provide assistance to the Regional Transportation District (RTD) for a program that offers a 50 percent reduced fare for low-income riders. The bill appropriates $80,000 from the General Fund for this purpose. Further, the bill provides authorization for the RTD to create the reduced fare program. The sponsors distributed a handout to the committee [Attachment A].
02:14:19 PM  
Reps. Winter and Jackson answered several committee questions.
02:14:45 PM  

Mr. Doug Tisdale, representing the RTD Board of Directors, testified against the bill.

02:18:26 PM  
Mr. Paul Solano, representing RTD, testified against the bill.
02:22:04 PM  

Mr. Tisdale and Mr. Solano answered several committee questions.

02:28:20 PM  
Ms. Heather McKillop, representing RTD, testified against the bill.
02:47:11 PM  
Mr. Michael Washington, representing RTD, testified against the bill.
02:50:57 PM  
Ms. McKillop and Mr. Washington answered several committee questions.
02:54:38 PM  

Ms. Elena Wilken, representing the Colorado Association of Transit Agencies, testified against the bill.

03:05:08 PM  

Ms. Jenee Donelson, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:05:58 PM  

Mr. Chris Stifler, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.

03:10:31 PM  
Ms. Sophia Guerrero-Murphy, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:10 PM  
Ms. Tiana Patterson, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified in support of the bill.
03:16:01 PM  

Ms. Kristen Seidel, representing the Denver Women's Collaborative, testified in support of the bill.

03:18:56 PM  

Ms. Stephanie Seifried, representing Mile High Connects, testified in support of the bill.

03:31:44 PM  

Ms. Seidel and Ms. Seifried answered several committee questions.

03:32:57 PM  

Ms. Megan Waples, Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer a committee question.

03:33:30 PM  

Mr. Andy Karsian, representing CDOT, came to the table to answer a committee question.



03:37:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment B]
Moved Winter
Seconded Jackson
Becker J.
Bridges
Buck
Carver
Esgar
Ginal
Hansen
Jackson
Lawrence
Lewis Excused
Lundeen
Roberts
Saine
McLachlan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:37:30 PM  
Reps. Winter and Jackson gave some closing remarks.


03:40:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1401, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded Jackson
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence No
Lewis Excused
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 6   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS