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S_FIN_2020A 05/27/2020 01:32:57 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 05/27/2020
Attendance
Lundeen X
Moreno X
Tate X
Todd X
Woodward X
Lee X
Gonzales X
Time 01:32:57 PM to 02:32:57 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Elizabeth Burger
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-204 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
SB20-208 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

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

SB20-204 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


01:33:49 PM  

Senator Fenberg introduced Senate Bill 20-204.  The bill creates the TABOR-exempt Air Quality Enterprise in the Department of Public Health and Environment to conduct air quality modeling, monitoring, assessment, data analysis, and research, and to provide its data to fee payers and state regulators.

02:07:43 PM  

John Putname, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, CDPHE, testified in support of the bill.

02:09:26 PM  
Garry Kaufman, representing CDPHE, testified in support of the bill.
02:09:40 PM  
Senator Fenberg gave concluding remarks regarding the bill.
02:11:57 PM  

The committee discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).  Copies of written testimony on the bill can be found in Attachment B.



02:15:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Lundeen
Moreno
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:16:48 PM  
Members of the committee commented on the bill.


02:17:44 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-204, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Lundeen No
Moreno Yes
Tate No
Todd Yes
Woodward No
Lee Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-208 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:17:59 PM  

Senators Story and Coram introduce SB 20-208.  Under current law, certain voluntary contribution programs appearing on state income tax returns are subject to sunset provisions requiring that the General Assembly repeal and reenact.  This bill permits these options to continue appearing on Colorado tax returns, unless contributions for a program fall below $50,000 annually.  Copies of written testimony received on the bill can be found in Attachment C.

 

02:18:23 PM  
The committee took a recess.


02:32:30 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-208 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Lundeen Yes
Moreno Yes
Tate Excused
Todd Yes
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:32:57 PM   The committee adjourned.