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s_sa_2016a_2016-02-17t13:34:14z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/17/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-054



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Bill 16-054 indefinitely using a r

Refer Senate Bill 16-054 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







03:35 PM -- SB16-054



Senator Merrifield presented Senate Bill 16-054 to the committee. The bill allows local governments to establish minimum wages through their governing body, an initiative, or referendum.



03:40 PM --
Agnes Terza, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



03:43 PM -- Neha Mahajan, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:46 PM --
Aubrey Hasvold, representing Colorado Center on Law & Policy, testified in support of the bill.



03:50 PM --
Rich Jones, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill and presented a handout (Attachment B).



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03:53 PM --
Pete Meersman, representing Colorado Restaurant Association, testified against the bill.



04:01 PM --
Anthony Gagliardi, representing National Federation of Independent Businesses, testified against the bill.





04:12 PM



Senator Merrifield wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: SB16-054
TIME: 04:13:59 PM
MOVED: Ulibarri
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-054 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
No
Jones
Yes
Ulibarri
Yes
Sonnenberg
No
Scott
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: SB16-054
TIME: 04:15:19 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-054 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
No
Ulibarri
No
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







04:14 PM



Senator Scott laid over Senate Bill 16-035 for a future hearing. The committee adjourned.




The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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