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s_tra_2017a_2017-03-23t11:05:20z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/23/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-243



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-243 to the Committee on Appro PASS







11:10 AM -- SB17-243



Senators Baumgardner and Todd, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-243. Under current law, the Motorcycle Operator Safety Training (MOST) program is scheduled to repeal on July 1, 2017. This bill continues the MOST program for three years, and transfers the program from the Office of Transportation Safety in the Department of Transportation (CDOT) to the Office of the Chief of the Colorado State Patrol in the Department of Public Safety (DPS), effective January 1, 2018.



11:11 AM --
Brian Tobias, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified in opposition to the three-year repeal date on the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



11:13 AM --
Dennis Haberstumpf, representing ABATE of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: SB17-243
TIME: 11:15:22 AM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-243 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 4-0, with 1 excused.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Excused
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







11:16 AM



The committee adjourned.








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