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S_BLT_2019A 01/15/2019 10:00:20 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 01/15/2019
Attendance
Arndt X
Bird X
Coleman X
Danielson X
Duran X
McKean X
Priola X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Story X
Sullivan X
Tate E
Van Winkle X
Williams D. X
Kraft-Tharp X
Williams A. X
Time 10:00:20 AM to 11:26:42 AM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Williams A.
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
Briefing from the Joint Budget Committee Committee Discussion Only
State of 911 Report, Public Utilities Commission Committee Discussion Only
Introduction of Office of Legislative Legal Services Staff Committee Discussion Only
Introduction of Legislative Council Staff Committee Discussion Only

Briefing from the Joint Budget Committee - Committee Discussion Only


10:01:27 AM  

Senator Moreno, Joint Budget Committee (JBC) Chairman, introduced the JBC members present and reminded Business committee members of the the state agencies over which they have oversight.  He provided a FY 2019-20 Staff Budget Briefing Summary to the committee (Attachment A)

 

Attachment A

10:02:58 AM  
Representative Hansen discussed the budget
request for the Office of Economic Development and International Trade.
 He responded to questions from the committee regarding research into
the return on investment for the amount budgeted for the film office.  Committee
discussion ensued.
10:07:40 AM  
The committee members continued to discuss the value of the Colorado Film Office.
10:16:27 AM  
Representative Hansen discussed the budget
request for the Department of Labor and Employment.  He responded
to questions from the committee.
10:20:44 AM  
Representative Hansen discussed the budget request for the Department of Personnel and Administration.
10:22:41 AM  
Senator Moreno responded to questions from
the committee regarding the address confidentiality program within the
Department of Personnel and Administration.
10:24:55 AM  
Representative Hansen discussed the budget request for the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
10:26:32 AM  
Representative Rankin made comments about
the budget growth factors beyond the specific department requests.
10:27:38 AM  
Senator Moreno responded to questions from
the committee regarding potential budget amendments from the new governor's
administration,
10:30:23 AM  
Representative Rankin responded to questions from the committee regarding the phasing out of the High Cost Support Mechanism for rural broadband funding.
10:32:15 AM  
Representative McKean made comments about
budget priorities related to transportation funding.  Committee discussion
ensued.
10:38:19 AM  
Representative Bird made comments about funding for public education.
10:39:05 AM  
Senator Williams made closing comments on the presentation.



10:00:25 AM
Senator Angela Williams, chair, called
the meeting to order and discussed the purpose of the meeting and the order
of business.



State of 911 Report, Public Utilities Commission - Committee Discussion Only


10:39:49 AM  
Daryl Branson, State 911 Program Manager,
Public Utilities Commission (PUC), introduced himself and his colleagues
present to discuss the State of 911 Report.  He provided a handout
to the committee (Attachment B).
10:41:51 AM  
Mr. Branson continued his discussion of 911 services in the state.
10:56:32 AM  
Mr. Branson responded to questions from the committee regarding 911 service in Jefferson County.
11:09:36 AM  
Monica Million, 911 Advisory Task Force,
discussed her experience dealing with staffing issues with 911 services
generally and the impact of consolidation of PSAP services.  She responded
to questions from the committee.
11:11:42 AM  
Mr. Branson responded to questions from
the committee regarding PUC oversight of local 911 operations as well as
the value of consolidation.
11:13:16 AM  
Representative Kraft-Tharp made closing
comments.



Introduction of Office of Legislative Legal Services Staff - Committee Discussion Only


11:17:29 AM  
Yelana Love, Office of Legislative Legal
Services, introduced herself and her colleagues and discussed the role
of the office.  She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment
C).



11:26:23 AM
Katie Ruedebusch and Ariel Hammersmith,
Legislative Council Staff, introduced themselves and discussed the services
of the fiscal notes staff.



Introduction of Legislative Council Staff - Committee Discussion Only


11:18:52 AM  
Luisa Altmann, Legislative Council Staff
(LCS), introduced herself and discussed research materials and other resources
that are available from LCS staff.


11:26:42 AM   The committee adjourned.