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s_blt_2017a_2017-04-26t14:15:49z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/26/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-298



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.010. The motion passed without o

Adopt amendment L.013. The motion passed without o

Adopt amendment L.015. The motion passed without o

Adopt amendment L.016. The motion passed without o

Adopt amendment L.017, as amended. The motion pass

Adopt amendment L.018. The motion passed without o

Adopt amendment L.019. The motion passed without o

Amend amendment L.017, line 5 and 6, strike "ONE H

Refer Senate Bill 17-298, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:28 PM -- SB 17-298



Senator Tate introduced Senate Bill 17-298, concerning the relationship between a motor vehicle manufacturer and the motor vehicle dealers that have franchise agreements with the manufacturer. The bill makes changes to state law concerning franchise agreements between motor vehicle manufacturers and motor vehicle dealers. Specifically, it increases the protections available for dealerships and specifies the nature and venue for civil actions between dealerships and manufacturers. He handed out amendments L.010, .013, .015, .016, .017, .018, and .019 (Attachments C through I).



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02:35 PM --
Michael Dommermuth, Colorado Auto Dealers Association (CADA), spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:48 PM --
Tim Jackson, CADA, spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.





03:24 PM --
Michael Dunlap, CADA, spoke in support of the bill.



03:31 PM --
David Leibowitz, Braman Automotive Group, spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



03:44 PM --
Jep Seman, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, spoke in opposition to the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment J). Mr. Seman responded to questions from the committee.



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04:02 PM --
Randall Biles, Pikes Peak RV, spoke in support of the bill.



04:07 PM --
Mike Feeley, CADA, spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



04:20 PM --
Matthew Tynan, Tynan's VW Nissan KIA, responded to questions from the committee.



04:28 PM --
Thom Buckley, Red Noland Auto Group, responded to questions from the committee.



04:34 PM --
Ivette Dominguez, Alpine Buick GMC, responded to questions from the committee.



04:38 PM



Senator Tate made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


BILL: SB17-298
TIME: 04:39:05 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.010. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kefalas
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-298
TIME: 04:40:42 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.013. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kefalas
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-298
TIME: 04:41:36 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.015. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kefalas
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-298
TIME: 04:43:49 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.016. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kefalas
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-298
TIME: 04:46:07 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.017, as amended. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kefalas
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-298
TIME: 04:50:03 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Amend amendment L.017, line 5 and 6, strike "ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS" and substitute "ONE FIFTEENTH". The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kefalas
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-298
TIME: 04:51:32 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.018. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kefalas
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-298
TIME: 04:52:12 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.019. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kefalas
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-298
TIME: 04:53:07 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-298, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 6-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
No
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







04:55 PM



The committee adjourned.