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s_tra_2017a_2017-02-28t14:01:49z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/28/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1061



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1061 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:42 PM -- HB17-1061



Senator Scott, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1061. This bill, recommended by the Transportation Legislation Review Committee, increases the minimum weight for intrastate commercial vehicles from 10,001 pounds to 16,001 pounds, and requires the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) in the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to adopt rules for vehicles that would otherwise be considered commercial vehicles but for weighing between 10,001 and 16,000 pounds. The CSP may also adopt rules authorizing:

      annual inspections of these vehicles;

      enforcement of load securement requirements; and

      enforcement of coupling device requirements.



02:45 PM --
Barb Dells, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:49 PM --
R.J. Hicks, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.





02:50 PM



The committee took a brief recess.





02:58 PM



The committee returned to order.

BILL: HB17-1061
TIME: 02:58:13 PM
MOVED: Scott
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1061 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
















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