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S_FIN_2020A 06/11/2020 01:58:54 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 06/11/2020
Attendance
Hansen *
Lundeen *
Tate E
Winter X
Woodward X
Todd X
Gonzales X
Time 01:58:54 PM to 02:48:46 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Bo Pogue
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1197 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB20-1421 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

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

HB20-1197 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:02:42 PM  

Senator Bridges introduce House Bill 20-1197.  The bill requires the Department of Human Services to provide a $200,000 annual grant to the Colorado 2-1-1 collaborative.

02:02:52 PM  
Diana Protopapa, representing Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill.
02:05:40 PM  

No amendments were offered to HB 20-1197. Senator Bridges provided closing remarks in support of the bill.  Written testimony on the bill can be found in Attachment A.



02:08:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1197 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Todd
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Lundeen Excused
Tate Excused
Winter Yes
Woodward No
Todd Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



02:08:12 PM
The committee recessed.



HB20-1421 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:15:03 PM  

The committee returned to order. Senators Sonnenberg and Donovan, prime sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1421. Under certain conditions, this bill allows a board of county commissioners or a city council to reduce or waive delinquent property tax interest payments, and provide assistance to local taxing jurisdictions. Senator Sonnenberg explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Discussion ensued regarding some amendments placed on the bill in the House of Representatives.

02:26:40 PM  
Sandra Solin, representing the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified in support of HB 20-1421.

Jason Hopfer, representing the Colorado County Treasurers Association, testified regarding the bill.

Rich Werner, representing Upstate Colorado Economic Development, testified regarding the bill. Mr. Werner responded to questions regarding the duration of an executive order impacting the bill.

02:46:13 PM  
No amendments were offered to HB 20-1421. Senator Sonnenberg provided closing remarks in support of the bill.


02:48:32 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1421 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Todd
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Excused
Winter Yes
Woodward Yes
Todd Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:48:46 PM   The committee adjourned.