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S_BLT_2020A 01/27/2020 01:35:25 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 01/27/2020
Attendance
Priola X
Story X
Tate *
Danielson X
Williams A. X
Time 01:35:25 PM to 02:20:58 PM
Place Old Supreme Court Chamber
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Williams A.
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-032 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
SB20-110 Referred to Senate Appropriations
SB20-046 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
SB20-047 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

SB20-032 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:35:52 PM  

Senator Holbert introduced Senate Bill 20-032, concerning employee age to sell alcohol.  The bill requires that employees of retail liquor stores and liquor licensed drugstores who are between the ages of 18 and 21 be supervised by an employee who is at least 21 years old in order to sell alcohol.  The bill also clarifies that employees of liquor licensed drugstores who are between 18 and 21 years of age may not deliver alcohol, but may sell and otherwise have contact with alcohol.  He provided a handout and Amendment L.001 to the committee (Attachments A and B).  He responded to questions from the committee.

01:41:11 PM  

Michelle Stone Principato, Department of Revenue, Liquor Enforcement Division (LED), spoke in favor of the bill.



01:44:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate Excused
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:45:50 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-032, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Excused
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-110 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


01:46:03 PM  

Senators Williams and Holbert introduced Senate Bill 20-110, concerning penalties for liquor law violations.  The bill allows liquor licensing authorities additional flexibility to assess fines and raises the range of the fines.

01:52:02 PM  

Michelle Stone Pricipato, LED, spoke in favor of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.

01:54:59 PM  

Senator Holbert responded to questions raised by the committee.

02:02:31 PM  

Ms. Principato made final comments on her testimony.

02:04:50 PM  

The chair called a recess.

02:05:05 PM  

The committee came back to order.



02:08:15 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-110 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-046 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:09:21 PM  

Senator Tate introduced Senate Bill 20-046.  The bill clarifies statute related to electrical inspection fees.



02:12:21 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-046 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-047 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:12:31 PM  

Senator Williams and Senator Tate introduced Senate Bill 20-047 concerning the definition of real estate appraisal.  The bill exempts an agent of a financial institution or its affiliate from the definition of real estates appraiser when his or her analysis is used for internal purposes only.  This exemption conforms with federal law.

02:16:10 PM  

Krysta Gerstner, First Bank, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:17:17 PM  

Jenifer Waller, Colorado Bankers Association, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:17:34 PM  

Michael Van Norstrand, Independent Bankers of Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.



02:20:34 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-047 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:20:58 PM   The committee adjourned.






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