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s_blt_2018a_2018-03-19t14:04:33z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1099

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Mar 19, 2018      
Location SCR 354



HB18-1099 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:12:01 PM  
Senator Coram introduced House Bill 18-1099,
concerning a level playing field for broadband grants.  The bill requires
the Broadband Deployment Board to consider new criteria related to speed
and cost when telecommunication companies execute a first right of refusal
for a competitor's broadband grant application.  
02:14:40 PM  
Norm Steen, Teller County Commissioner and Colorado Counties, Inc., spoke in favor of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).
02:18:08 PM  
Kevin Bommer, Colorado Municipal League, spoke in support of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).
02:19:28 PM  
Liz Peetz, Colorado Association of Realtors, spoke in support of the bill.
02:21:37 PM  
Geoff Hier, Colorado Rural Electrical Association, spoke in support of the bill.


02:22:53 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1099 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Priola Yes
Smallwood Excused
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. Yes
Tate Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS