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s_sa_2018a_2018-04-18t13:32:37z4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1261

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 18, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1261 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:23:34 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:23:45 PM  
The committee reconvened.
02:23:52 PM  
Senator Kagan, sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1261 to the committee. The bill establishes ethical standards for arbitrators and creates procedures for disclosures and disqualifications from arbitrations related to potential conflicts of interest.
02:36:23 PM  
Julian Ellis, representing the Colorado Civil Justice League, testified against the bill.
02:42:58 PM  

Jeff Ruebel, representing the Colorado Civil Justice League and business interests, testified against the bill.

02:44:41 PM  
Marianne Lizza-Irwin, representing the Colorado Bar Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:51:50 PM  
Mr. Ellis, Ms. Lizza-Irwin, and Senator Kagan responded to committee member questions.
03:19:19 PM  
Scott Wilkinson, representing the Colorado Association of Home Builders and the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified against the bill.
03:25:33 PM  
David Seligman, representing Towards Justice, testified in support of the bill.
03:28:36 PM  
Rich Jones, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.
03:28:49 PM  
Mr. Seligman responded to committee member questions.
03:36:28 PM  
Bernard Humbells, representing the AFL-CIO Veterans Council, testified in support of the bill.
03:40:04 PM  
Anne Meier, Colorado State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, testified in support of the bill.
03:44:10 PM  
Alison Burchell, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:44:34 PM  
Ms. Burchell responded to committee member questions.
03:55:10 PM  
Valerie Schlecht, representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:41 PM  
Ed Shackelford, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
04:01:54 PM  
Senator Kagan wrapped up his presentation of the bill.
04:09:01 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


04:19:46 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1261 to the Committee on Judiciary.
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:20:08 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1261 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Court No
Fenberg No
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS