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s_blt_2016a_2016-05-06t11:51:29z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/06/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1438



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1438 to the Committee of the W PASS







03:00 PM -- HB 16-1438



Senator Martinez-Humenik introduced House Bill 16-1438, concerning employer accommodations related to pregnancy. The bill requires employers to engage in a timely, good-faith, interactive process to determine if an employee requires reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy or physical recovery from childbirth. Employers must provide these accommodations to an applicant for employment or to an employee, if requested, unless the accommodations place an undue hardship on the employer's business.



03:05 PM --
Loren Furman, Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, spoke about the bill.



03:06 PM --
Brooke Colaizzi, Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, spoke about the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



03:15 PM --
Isabelle Campanella, Association of Women's Heath, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, spoke in favor of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C). She responded to questions from the committee.



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BILL: HB16-1438
TIME: 03:23:51 PM
MOVED: Woods
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1438 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
No
Heath
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Neville T.
No
Newell
Yes
Tate
Yes
Woods
Yes
Holbert
No
Final YES: 6 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS











03:28 PM



The committee adjourned.




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