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S_BLT_2016A 05/02/2016 04:00:00 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY

Date: 05/02/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 04:00 PM to 04:31 PM
Baumgardner
X
Heath
X
Place: SCR 354
Hodge
X
Jahn
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Neville T.
X
Senator Holbert
Newell
*
Tate
X
This Report was prepared by
Woods
X
Jeanette Chapman
Holbert
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1288 Amended, Referred to Finance





04:02 PM -- HB16-1288



Senator Tate and Senator Merrifield introduced House Bill 16-1288, concerning an industry infrastructure grant program. The bill creates the Industry Infrastructure Grant Program within the Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC). The program enables the CWDC to partner with authorized nonprofit entities to develop industry competency standards to support businesses in their implementation of work site training programs.



Senators Tate and Merrifield provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments A and B). Senator Merrified responded to questions from the committee.



160502 AttachA.pdf160502 AttachA.pdf160502 AttachB.pdf160502 AttachB.pdf



04:06 PM --
Wendy Nkomo, Colorado Technology Association, spoke in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.





04:25 PM --
Yelana Love, Office of Legislative Legal Services, explained the impact of proposed amendment L.016 (Attachment C).



160502 AttachC.pdf160502 AttachC.pdf

BILL: HB16-1288
TIME: 04:24:04 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.016. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Heath
Hodge
Jahn
Neville T.
Newell
Tate
Woods
Holbert
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:


BILL: HB16-1288
TIME: 04:26:46 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1288, as amended, to the Committee on Finance. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
No
Heath
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Neville T.
No
Newell
Yes
Tate
Yes
Woods
No
Holbert
No
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



04:31 PM



The committee adjourned.


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