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S_FIN_2019A 03/26/2019 02:03:14 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 03/26/2019
Attendance
Gonzales X
Lundeen X
Tate X
Todd *
Woodward X
Lee X
Court X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 02:03:14 PM to 02:39:14 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Court
This Report was prepared by Matt Bishop
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-146 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
SB19-155 Referred to Senate Appropriations
SB19-159 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB19-1128 Referred to Senate Appropriations

SB19-146 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:03:24 PM  

Senator Pettersen, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 19-146.  The bill continues the regulation of home care agencies.  The bill sponsor also introduced an amendment (Attachment A).

02:05:44 PM  

Randy Kuykendall, Department of Public Health and Environment, responded to questions from the committee.



02:07:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd Excused
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:09:10 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-146, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd Excused
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-155 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:10:16 PM  

Senator Priola, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 19-155.  The bill reauthorizes the Accountancy Board.  The bill sponsor responded to a question from the committee regarding the Department of Regulatory Agencies' (DORA) recommendations.

02:11:46 PM  

Karen McGovern, DORA, responded to a question from the committee regarding the department's recommendations.

02:12:24 PM  

Mary Medley, Colorado Society of CPAs, testified in support of the bill.



02:14:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-155 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Excused
Todd Excused
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-159 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:14:35 PM  

Senators Bridges and Donovan, bill sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 19-159.  The bill reauthorizes the Tramway Safety Board.  The bill sponsors responded to a question from the committee regarding the operations of the board.

02:17:21 PM  

Karen McGovern, DORA, returned to respond to questions from the committee regarding board operations, fiscal impact, and legal liability.

02:22:37 PM  

Larisa Wilder, Parents for Safe Skiing and Riding, testified neutrally on the bill.

02:29:53 PM  

Committee members made closing comments.



02:31:13 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-159 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd Yes
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1128 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:31:21 PM  

Senators Smallwood and Fields, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 19-1128.  The bill makes lottery winnings subject to interception for debt restitution.  The bill sponsors distributed a handout (Attachment B). Committee members commented on the bill.  The bill sponsors responded to a question from the committee regarding restitution payments and interest.

02:36:53 PM  

Marty Galvin, Colorado Judicial Department, also responded to the question about restitution payments.



02:39:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1128 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen Excused
Tate Yes
Todd Yes
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:39:14 PM   The committee adjourned.