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S_SA_2019A 03/25/2019 02:05:50 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 03/25/2019
Attendance
Fields X
Marble X
Sonnenberg X
Court X
Foote X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 02:05:50 PM to 03:25:59 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Foote
This Report was prepared by Julia Jackson
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 19-Civil Rights Commission — Colorado Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 19-Veterans Community Living Centers — Board Of Commissioners Of Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 19-Veterans Affairs — Colorado Board Of Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
SB19-198 Amended, referred to Senate Finance
HB19-1024 Referred to Senate Legislative Council

Conf 19-Civil Rights Commission — Colorado - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:07:36 PM  

Audrey Elenis, Director of the Civil Rights Division, introduced nominee Ajay Menon to the committee.  Committee members received information about the appointment (Attachment A).

Mr. Menon introduced himself and responded to committee member questions.



02:15:35 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Ajay Menon to the Conf 19-Civil Rights Commission — Colorado to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 19-Veterans Community Living Centers — Board Of Commissioners Of - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:16:12 PM  

Aaron Termain, Division Director, Veterans Community Living Centers, introduced nominee Karren Kowalski.  Committee members received information about the appointment (Attachment B).

Dr. Kowalski introduced herself to the committee.

02:18:53 PM  

Dr. Kowalski responded to committee member questions.



02:22:25 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Karren Kowalski to the Conf 19-Veterans Community Living Centers — Board Of Commissioners Of to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 19-Veterans Affairs — Colorado Board Of - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:22:31 PM  

Mickey Hunt, Deputy Executive Director, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, introduced Sheila Scanlon and Duane Dailey.  Committee members received information about the appointments (Attachment C).

Mr. Dailey, reappointed to the Board of Veterans Affairs, introduced himself to the committee.

Ms. Scanlon, appointed to the Board of Veterans Affairs, introduced herself to the committee.

02:29:09 PM  

Mr. Dailey and Ms. Scanlon responded to committee member questions.



02:32:49 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Duane Dailey, Sheila Scanlon, Longinos Gonzalez to the Conf 19-Veterans Affairs — Colorado Board Of to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-198 - Amended, referred to Senate Finance


02:33:04 PM  

Senator Todd and Senator Coram, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-198 to the committee. The bill increases the waste tire fee to $2.00 per tire from January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2023, and recreates the End User Fund and rebate program. Senator Todd distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment D) and amendment L.002 (Attachment E).

02:38:00 PM  

Derrick Dease, representing LafargeHolcim, testified in support of the bill.

02:54:31 PM  

Gina Lutito, representing GCC of America, testified in support of the bill.

02:55:03 PM  

Ms. Lutito and Mr. Dease responded to committee member questions.

03:02:19 PM  

Joe Schieffelin and Brian Gaboriau, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, responded to committee member questions.

03:07:53 PM  

Senators Coram and Todd discussed amendments L.001 and L.002 with the committee.



03:12:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields
Marble
Sonnenberg
Court
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:12:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E).
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields
Marble
Sonnenberg
Court
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:13:01 PM  

Senators Todd and Coram wrapped up their presentation of the bill. Committee members discussed the bill with the sponsors.



03:14:48 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-198, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg No
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1024 - Referred to Senate Legislative Council


03:14:55 PM  

Senator Coram and Senator Todd, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1024 to the committee. The bill creates the Colorado Youth Advisory Council Review Committee as an ongoing legislative interim committee. Senator Todd provided a handout about the Colorado Youth Advisory Council (Attachment F).

03:21:38 PM  
Committee members discussed the bill with the sponsors.


03:25:50 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1024 to the Committee on Legislative Council.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:25:59 PM   The committee adjourned.






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