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S_FIN_2019A 04/29/2019 06:43:46 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/29/2019
Attendance
Bridges *
Danielson X
Lundeen X
Tate *
Woodward X
Todd X
Court X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 06:43:46 PM to 08:27:45 PM
Place SCR 354
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Court
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1275 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB19-1159 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB19-1168 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB19-1142 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB19-1322 Referred to Senate Appropriations

HB19-1275 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


06:43:57 PM  
Senator Lee presented House Bill 1275 to
the committee.  
This bill repeals
and reenacts statues related to sealing criminal justice records.

06:49:52 PM  
Dan Kay, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:52:18 PM  
Maureen Cain, representing the Colorado Public Defender's Office, testified in support of the bill.


07:02:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1275 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Danielson Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Woodward No
Todd Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1159 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

07:02:53 PM  
Senator Danielson presented House Bill
19-1159 to the committee, along with two handouts (Attachments A and B),
and amendments L.006 and L.007 (Attachments C and D).  
This
bill increases the state income tax credit for purchases and leases of
electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and hydrogen vehicles for 2021 and extends
the credit from 2022 through 2025.  

07:06:04 PM  
Scott Spendlove, representing Global Automakers, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment E).


07:15:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment C)
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Bridges
Danielson
Lundeen
Tate
Woodward
Todd
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:17:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment D)
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Danielson Yes
Lundeen No
Tate Yes
Woodward Yes
Todd Yes
Court Yes
YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


07:19:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1159, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Danielson Yes
Lundeen No
Tate No
Woodward No
Todd Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1168 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


07:19:41 PM  
Senators Donovan and Rankin presented House
Bill 19-1168 to the committee, along with amendment L.019 (Attachment F).
 The bill requires the Commissioner of Insurance to seek federal approval
to establish a reinsurance program as a state enterprise to lower health
insurance premiums.  The bill requires one-time funding to seek the
federal waiver.  
07:21:28 PM  
Richard Cimino, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment G).
07:41:23 PM  
Debra Judy, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.


07:43:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.019 (Attachment F)
Moved Court
Seconded
Bridges
Danielson
Lundeen
Tate
Woodward
Todd
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:45:03 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1168, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Danielson Yes
Lundeen No
Tate No
Woodward No
Todd Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1142 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


07:45:17 PM  
Senators Smallwood and Moreno presented House Bill 19-1142 to the committee. This bill allows a child placement center to operate a temporary assistance care program.
07:47:45 PM  
Marcy Klinger, representing Safe Families for Children, testified in support of the bill.


07:51:53 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1142 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Danielson Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Woodward Yes
Todd Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1322 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


07:51:59 PM  
Senators Moreno and Coram presented House
Bill 19-1322 to the committee and distributed a handout (Attachment H).
 This bill requires that up to $40 million be transferred from the
Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to the Housing Development Grant Fund to
fund affordable housing throughout the state from FY 2018-19 through FY
2025-26.  
07:55:24 PM  
Alison George, representing the Division of Housing in the Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill.
08:04:07 PM  
Cathy Alderman, representing the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.
08:05:55 PM  
Karen Kallenberg, representing Habitat for Humanity of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:07:56 PM  
Lydia Waligorski, reprsenting Violence Free Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:09:54 PM  
Claire Levy, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
08:11:56 PM  
Meghan Dollar, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
08:14:08 PM  
Alana Romans, representing the Urban Land
Conservancy, testified in support of the bill.
08:15:53 PM  
Elena Wilken, representing Housing Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:17:53 PM  
Richard Cimino, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment I).
08:21:02 PM  
Senators Coram and Moreno wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


08:27:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1322 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Danielson Yes
Lundeen No
Tate Yes
Woodward No
Todd Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


08:27:45 PM   The committee adjourned.






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