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S_BLT_2017A 04/05/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY

Date: 04/05/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 02:04 PM to 02:37 PM
Jahn
X
Kerr
*
Place: SCR 354
Priola
X
Smallwood
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Williams A.
X
Senator Tate
Neville T.
X
Tate
X
This Report was prepared by
Jeanette Chapman
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB17-1189

SB17-280

SB17-249
Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Referred to Senate Appropriations

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar





02:05 PM -- HB 17-1189



Senator Scott introduced House Bill 17-1189, concerning the the limit on the number of terms a member of the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board may serve. Under current law, members of the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board are not permitted to serve more than one four-year term. The bill allows board members to serve up to two consecutive terms.





02:07 PM --
Doug Caskey, Colorado Wine Industry Development Board, spoke in favor of the bill.





02:09 PM --
Doug Kingman, Colorado Wine Industry Development Board, spoke in favor of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1189
TIME: 02:11:56 PM
MOVED: Neville T.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1189 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:13 PM -- SB 17-280



Senator Tate introduced Senate Bill 17-280, concerning extending the repeal date of the Colorado Economic Development Commission. Under current law, the Colorado Economic Development Commission in the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) is repealed July 1, 2017. The bill extends the commission until July 1, 2025. Senator Tate provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).



170405 AttachA.pdf170405 AttachA.pdf



02:15 PM --
Stephanie Copeland, OEDIT, spoke in favor of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B). She responded to questions from the committee.



170405 AttachB.pdf170405 AttachB.pdf





02:17 PM --
Patrick Boyle, Colorado Competitive Council, spoke in favor of the bill.

BILL: SB17-280
TIME: 02:21:28 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-280 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 6-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
No
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:23 PM -- SB 17-249



Senators Williams and Smallwood introduced Senate Bill 17-249, concerning the continuation of the Division of Insurance. The bill continues the Division of Insurance, located in the Department of Regulatory Agencies until September 1, 2030. Senator Williams distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment C).



170405 AttachC.pdf170405 AttachC.pdf



02:24 PM --
Dave Hyatt, Tokio Marine HCC, discussed amendment L.001.



02:27 PM --
Rob Southey, Bankers Insurance Co., discussed amendment L.001.



02:29 PM



Senator Tate asked for comments from the Division of Insurance.





02:29 PM --
Peg Brown, Division of Insurance, responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: SB17-249
TIME: 02:32:17 PM
MOVED: Williams A.
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: SB17-249
TIME: 02:34:19 PM
MOVED: Smallwood
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



170405 AttachD.pdf170405 AttachD.pdf

BILL: SB17-249
TIME: 02:35:45 PM
MOVED: Williams A.
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-249, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:37 PM



The committee adjourned.