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S_FIN_2017A 04/04/2017 02:00 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Date: 04/04/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 02:04 PM to 04:02 PM
Court
X
Kerr
X
Place: SCR 357
Tate
X
Hill
*
This Meeting was called to order by
Neville T.
X
Senator Neville T.
This Report was prepared by
Matt Becker
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Conf 17-Lottery Commission — Colorado

HB17-1218

SB17-238

SB17-240
Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Amended, Referred to Senate Appropriations

Amended, Referred to Senate Appropriations





02:04 PM -- Confirmation of Lottery Commission — Colorado



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Barbara Brohl, Executive Director, Department of Revenue, and Jane Biglin, Lottery Deputy Director, introduced Stella Peterson, reappointee to the Colorado Lottery Commission. Her application and resume is available at the State Archives. Ms. Peterson discussed her experience serving on the Lottery Commission. Ms. Peterson and Ms. Brohl responded to committee questions.

BILL: Conf 17-Lottery Commission — Colorado
TIME: 02:11:06 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer the appointment of Stella Peterson to the Lottery Commission — Colorado to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS











02:11 PM -- HB17-1218



Senator Priola, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1218, which clarifies that the state Banking Board and state bank commissioner may share records and other information about banks, trust companies, and money transmitters with banking or financial institution regulatory agencies of other states or United States territories.



02:13 PM --
Joe Neguse, Executive Director, Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified in support of the bill.



02:16 PM --
Chris Myklebust, State Banking Commissioner, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Myklebust responded to committee questions.

BILL: HB17-1218
TIME: 02:25:44 PM
MOVED:
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1218 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:27 PM -- SB17-238



Senator Holbert, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-238, which modifies notification requirements for out-of-state retailers that do not collect Colorado sales tax on sales made to Colorado purchasers. The bill repeals the requirement that retailers not collecting sales tax provide the Department of Revenue (DOR) with a list of purchasers who made purchases on which tax was not collected, and repeals the fine assessed on retailers who fail to do so. It requires retailers to notify purchasers of their state use tax obligation by email rather than first class mail.



02:42 PM --
Former representative Amy Stephens, representing Dentons, testified in support of the bill. Representative Stephens responded to a committee question.



02:48 PM -- Samantha Curran, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to the bill.



02:51 PM --
Dianne Criswell, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill.



















02:54 PM --
Carl Szabo, representing Net Choice, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.





02:58 PM



Greg Sobetski, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table and responded to committee questions regarding the fiscal note prepared on the bill. Senator Holbert and Mr. Sobetski continued to respond to committee questions regarding the fiscal impact of the bill.



03:09 PM --
Patti Kurgan, representing Americans for Prosperity, testified in support of the bill.



03:13 PM --
Mike Krause, representing the Independence Institute, testified in support of the bill.





03:18 PM



Mr. Szabo, Senator Holbert, and Mr. Krause responded to a committee question regarding data privacy. Mr. Szabo responded to a committee question regarding the collection of sales tax in other states.



03:22 PM --
John Vecchiarelli, representing DOR, responded to committee questions.



03:26 PM --
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified on the bill.





03:30 PM



Senator Holbert discussed amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments A and B, respectively).



17SenateFin0404AttachA.pdf17SenateFin0404AttachA.pdf 17SenateFin0404AttachB.pdf17SenateFin0404AttachB.pdf

BILL: SB17-238
TIME: 03:31:21 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Kerr
Tate
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection













03:33 PM



Mr. Vecchiarelli responded to committee questions regarding amendment L.002. Senator Holbert responded to a committee question.

BILL: SB17-238
TIME: 03:35:08 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Kerr
Tate
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:35 PM



Senator Holbert wrapped up his presentation of SB 17-238.





03:42 PM



Committee discussion ensued on the merits of the bill.

BILL: SB17-238
TIME: 03:46:52 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-238, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Kerr
No
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS













03:50 PM -- SB17-240



Senator Tate, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-240, which continues the Motor Vehicle Dealer Board and the regulation of powersports vehicle sales through September 1, 2027, and implements some of the recommendations from the Department of Regulatory Agencies' (DORA) sunset report.



03:53 PM --
Ron Kammerzell, representing the Department of Revenue, testified on the bill.



03:53 PM --
Mike Feeley, representing the Colorado Auto Dealers Association, testified on the bill.

BILL: SB17-240
TIME: 03:58:27 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateFin0404AttachC.pdf17SenateFin0404AttachC.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Kerr
Tate
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection












































BILL: SB17-240
TIME: 03:58:55 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.

17SenateFin0404AttachD.pdf17SenateFin0404AttachD.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Kerr
Tate
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-240
TIME: 03:59:39 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-240, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





04:01 PM



The committee adjourned.