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HOUSE JOURNAL

SIXTY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

STATE OF COLORADO

First Regular Session

Fifty-sixth Legislative Day Tuesday, March 2, 1999

Prayer by Pastor Brad Strait, South Presbyterian Church, Littleton.

The Speaker called the House to order at 9:00 a.m.

The roll was called with the following result:

Present--62.

Absent and excused--Representatives Paschall, Saliman, Tupa--3.

The Speaker declared a quorum present.

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On motion of Representative Lee, the reading of the journal of March 1, 1999, was dispensed with and approved as corrected by the Chief Clerk.

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEES OF REFERENCE

EDUCATION

After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends the following:

SB99-037 be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable recommendation.

SB99-039 be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable recommendation.

SB99-139 be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable recommendation.



HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, WELFARE, AND INSTITUTIONS

After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends the following:

HB99-1273 be postponed indefinitely.

HJR99-1007 be referred out for final action.

SB99-010 be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable recommendation.

SB99-046 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable recommendation:

Amend reengrossed bill, page 6, line 10, before the period, insert the following:

"AND SHALL STATE THAT THE FAILURE TO RESPOND IN A MATERIALLY FACTUAL AND TIMELY MANNER CONSTITUTES GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINE.";

line 26, strike "REPORTED" and substitute "TAKEN".

Page 7, line 1, strike "TO THE BOARD TAKEN";

strike line 4 and substitute the following:

"SHALL REPORT SUCH DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR RESIGNATION TO THE BOARD.";

line 18, strike "ERRANT";

line 19, strike "FOUND" and substitute "NOTED".

Page 14, after line 3, insert the following:

"(d)  THE BOARD MAY REQUIRE THAT A NURSE SUBMIT MEDICAL RECORDS FOR REVIEW IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION MADE PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (a) OF THIS SUBSECTION (8); EXCEPT THAT SUCH RECORDS SHALL REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL AND SHALL BE REVIEWED BY THE BOARD ONLY TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION.".

Page 16, strike line 13 and substitute the following:

"(u)  WILLFULLY FAILS TO RESPOND IN A MATERIALLY FACTUAL AND TIMELY MANNER TO A".

Page 18, strike line 5 and substitute the following:

"(m)  WILLFULLY FAILS TO RESPOND IN A MATERIALLY FACTUAL AND TIMELY MANNER TO A".

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DELIVERY OF BILLS TO GOVERNOR

The Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives reports the following bills have been delivered to the Office of the Governor: HB99-1053, 1054, and 1062 at 1:30 p.m. on March 1, 1999.

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MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

Mr. Speaker:

In response to the request of the House for a Conference Committee on

HB99-1014, the President appointed Senators Lamborn, Chm., Andrews, and Linkhart as members of the First Conference Committee on the part of the Senate.

In response to the request of the House for a Conference Committee on

HB99-1063, the President appointed Senators Tebedo, Chm., Wattenberg, and Reeves as members of the First Conference Committee on the part of the Senate.

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The Senate has passed on Third Reading and returns herewith HB99-1057, 1077, 1089, 1094.

The Senate has passed on Third Reading and transmitted to the Revisor of Statutes:

HB99-1017, amended as printed in Senate Journal, February 26, page 372;

HB99-1061, amended as printed in Senate Journal, February 26, page 372;

HB99-1073, amended as printed in Senate Journal, February 26, page 373;

HB99-1100, amended as printed in Senate Journal, February 26, page 373;

HB99-1123, amended as printed in Senate Journal, February 26, page 371;

HB99-1156, amended as printed in Senate Journal, February 26, page 372.

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The Senate voted to concur in House Amendments to SB99-031 and repassed the bills as amended.

The Senate has adopted and returns herewith: HJR99-1011.

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MESSAGE FROM THE REVISOR

We herewith transmit without comment, as amended, HB99-1017, 1061, 1073, 1100, 1123, and 1156.

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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

First Reading

The following bills were read by title and referred to the committees indicated:

HB99-1326 by Representatives McElhany, Pfiffner, Dean, George, Smith, Williams T.; also Senators Owen, Blickensderfer, Chlouber, Powers, Wattenberg--Concerning the acquisition of property by local governments through urban renewal.

Committee on State Veterans and Military Affairs

HB99-1327 by Representatives Williams S., Swenson, Witwer, Bacon, Keller, Mace, May, Ragsdale, Tupa, Veiga, Zimmerman; also Senator Perlmutter--Concerning authorization for the codevelopment of public transportation transfer facilities for the purpose of providing retail or commercial goods and services at such facilities.

Committee on Transportation & Energy

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THIRD READING OF BILLS--FINAL PASSAGE

The following bills were considered on Third Reading. The titles were publicly read. Reading of the bill at length was dispensed with by unanimous consent.

SB99-015 by Senator Phillips; also Representative Witwer--Concerning authorization for a county to finance the acquisition of real property for public recreational use by entering into a lease purchase agreement.

The question being "Shall the bill pass?".

A roll call vote was taken. As shown by the following recorded vote, a majority of those elected to the House voted in the affirmative and the bill was declared passed.

YES 53 NO 9 EXCUSED 3 ABSENT 0

Alexander Y

Allen Y

Bacon Y

Berry Y

Chavez Y

Clapp Y

Clarke Y

Coleman Y

Dean Y

Decker Y

Fairbank N

Gagliardi Y

Gordon Y

Gotlieb Y

Grossman Y

Hagedorn Y


Hefley Y

Hoppe Y

Johnson Y

Kaufman Y

Keller Y

Kester Y

King Y

Larson Y

Lawrence Y

Lee N

Leyba Y

Mace Y

May N

McElhany N

McKay Y

McPherson Y


Miller Y

Mitchell N

Morrison Y

Nuñez Y

Paschall E

Pfiffner N

Plant Y

Ragsdale Y

Saliman E

Sinclair Y

Smith Y

Spence Y

Spradley Y

Stengel N

Scott Y

Swenson Y


Takis Y

Tapia Y

Tate Y

Taylor N

Tochtrop Y

Tool Y

Tupa E

Veiga Y

Vigil Y

Webster Y

Williams, S. Y

Williams, T. Y

Windels Y

Witwer Y

Young N

Zimmerman Y

Mr. Speaker Y

Co-sponsors added: Representatives Coleman, Plant.

SB99-057 by Senator Dennis; also Representative Mitchell--Concerning the economic regulation of telecommunications.

The question being "Shall the bill pass?".

A roll call vote was taken. As shown by the following recorded vote, a majority of those elected to the House voted in the affirmative and the bill was declared passed.

YES 57 NO 5 EXCUSED 3 ABSENT 0

Alexander Y

Allen Y

Bacon Y

Berry Y

Chavez Y

Clapp Y

Clarke Y

Coleman Y

Dean Y

Decker Y

Fairbank Y

Gagliardi Y

Gordon Y

Gotlieb Y

Grossman Y

Hagedorn Y


Hefley Y

Hoppe Y

Johnson Y

Kaufman Y

Keller Y

Kester Y

King Y

Larson Y

Lawrence Y

Lee Y

Leyba Y

Mace Y

May N

McElhany N

McKay Y

McPherson Y


Miller Y

Mitchell Y

Morrison Y

Nuñez Y

Paschall E

Pfiffner Y

Plant Y

Ragsdale Y

Saliman E

Sinclair N

Smith Y

Spence Y

Spradley N

Stengel Y

Scott Y

Swenson Y


Takis N

Tapia Y

Tate Y

Taylor Y

Tochtrop Y

Tool Y

Tupa E

Veiga Y

Vigil Y

Webster Y

Williams, S. Y

Williams, T. Y

Windels Y

Witwer Y

Young Y

Zimmerman Y

Mr. Speaker Y

Co-sponsors added: Representatives Coleman, Dean, Fairbank, Gotlieb, Mace, McKay, Pfiffner, Scott, Taylor.

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LAY OVER OF CALENDAR ITEMS

On motion of Representative Dean, Consideration of General Orders (HB99-1316, 1318, SB99-111, 041) was laid over until March 3, retaining place on Calendar.

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On motion of Representative Dean, the House adjourned until 9:00 a.m., March 3, 1999.

Approved:


RUSSELL GEORGE,

Speaker

Attest:

JUDITH RODRIGUE,

Chief Clerk