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s_tra_2017a_2017-04-11t13:30:37z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/11/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-278



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-278 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:45 PM -- SB17-278



Senator Coram, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-278. The bill prohibits the nuisance exhibition of motor vehicle exhaust, which is the knowing release of soot, smoke, or other particulate emissions, from a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 14,000 pounds or less. If the exhaust obstructs or obscures another person's view of the roadway, other users of the roadway, a traffic control device, or otherwise creates a hazard to a driver, bicyclist, or pedestrian, it is a class A traffic infraction, punishable by a fine of $100 and a surcharge of $10. All vehicles used for commercial activities are exempt from the bill.



01:50 PM --
Greg Fulton, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.



01:53 PM --
Michael Raber, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



01:56 PM --
Morgan Cullen, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.



01:58 PM --
Theresa Conley, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:00 PM --
Dan Grunig, representing Bicycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.





02:02 PM



The committee took a brief recess.





02:02 PM



The committee returned to order.

BILL: SB17-278
TIME: 02:02:54 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-278 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Scott
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Cooke
No
Baumgardner
No
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS


















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