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s_blt_2018a_2018-04-16t14:07:08z3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1308

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Apr 16, 2018      
Location SCR 354



HB18-1308 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:19:14 PM  
Senators Hill and Kagan introduced House
Bill 18-1308, concerning workers' compensation for out-of-state workers
in Colorado.  The bill establishes an exemption from the state's Workers'
Compensation Act for out-of-state employers who have employees working
in Colorado temporarily.  Senator Hill distributed a handout to the
committee (Attachment D).  The sponsors responded to questions from
the committee.
02:26:12 PM  
Troy Hill, Hill Petroleum, Colorado Petroleum Association, and Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketing Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:28:04 PM  
Jeff Kahns, Colorado Wyoming Petroleum
Marketing Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:29:12 PM  
Scott Meiklejohn, Workers' Compensation
Education Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.  He responded
to questions from the committee.
02:29:56 PM  
Mr. Hill responded to questions from the committee.
02:34:21 PM  
Paul Tauriello, Colorado Department of
Labor and Employment, discussed the department's plans for the implementation
of the requirements of the bill.  He responded to questions from the
committee.
02:36:34 PM  
Senator Hill made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:44:46 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1308 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 Yes
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. Yes
Tate Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS