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PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-171

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Feb 28, 2018      
Location LSB B



SB18-171 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:30:41 PM  
Senator Holbert and Senator Williams introduced
Senate Bill 18-171, concerning marketplace contractor workers' compensation.
 The bill establishes a test to determine whether a marketplace contractor
is an employee or an independent contractor for the purposes of workers'
compensation and unemployment insurance benefits.  The sponsors distributed
Amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments E and F).
02:40:06 PM  
Scott Meiklejohn Workers' Compensation
Education Association, spoke in opposition to the bill without amendment.

02:42:44 PM  
Harvey Flewelling, Pinnacol Assurance, spoke about the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.
02:46:44 PM  
Matt Wendel, Colorado Technology Association, spoke in support of the bill.
02:48:36 PM  
Brian Miller, Handy, spoke in support of
the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.


02:51:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:52:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:54:00 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-171, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
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