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s_blt_2017a_2017-01-23t14:05:06z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/23/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-043



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-043 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:05 PM -- SB 17-043



Senator Moreno and Senator Hill introduced Senate Bill 17-043, concerning driver medical certificates for transportation network companies. The bill eliminates the requirement that transportation network company drivers provide proof of medical fitness before being permitted to drive. They provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A). Senator Moreno responded to questions from the committee.



170123 AttachA.pdf170123 AttachA.pdf



02:11 PM --
Mike Gullatte, Public Utilities Commission, spoke in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:17 PM --
John Hafer, A Custom Coach, spoke in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:20 PM --
Shane Stickel, Presidential Worldwide Transportation, spoke in opposition to the bill. He responded to comments from the committee.



02:22 PM --
Ron Jack, Public Utilities Commission, responded to questions from the committee regarding fingerprinting.



02:30 PM --
Rena Davis, Lyft, spoke in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



02:38 PM



Senator Moreno made closing comments on the merits of the bill. Senator Hill discussed the handout.

BILL: SB17-043
TIME: 02:41:44 PM
MOVED: Neville T.
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-043 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







02:44 PM



The committee adjourned.








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