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PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-236

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Apr 18, 2018      
Location SCR 354



SB18-236 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:54:08 PM  
Senator Neville introduced Senate Bill
18-236, concerning requirements of the sunrise and sunset review process.
 The bill requires the Department of Regulatory Agencies to presume
that consumers are sufficiently protected by market competition and private
remedies, and to create occupational regulations only where the department
finds credible evidence for a present, significant, and substantiated harm
to consumers.  Senator Neville also distributed Amendment L.001 (Attachment
H).
04:00:05 PM  
Brian Tobias, Department of Regulatory
Agencies, spoke in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Tobias responded to
questions from the committee regarding potential amendments to the bill.
 He responded to questions from the committee.
04:08:52 PM  
Loren Furman, Colorado Association of Commerce
and Industry, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:09:54 PM  
Steve Conklin, National Society of Professional
Engineers - Colorado, spoke neutrally about the bill. He responded to comments
from the committee.


04:15:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:15:57 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-236, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr No
Priola Yes
Smallwood Yes
Williams A. No
Neville T. Yes
Tate Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS