BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1010
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS & MILITARY AFFAIRS
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|Moved a prepared amendment to House Bill 09-1010, |
Moved that House Bill 09-1010 be referred to the C
|Pass Without Objection|
Senator Williams, Chair, called the meeting to order.
02:18 PM -- House Bill 09-1010
Senator Gibbs, and Senator Spence, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 09-1010, concerning the promotion of Colorado as a location for film production activities. Senator Gibbs noted that Colorado's film commission is the oldest film commission in the United States. He commented on the role of the commission, and noted that it is staffed by three employees. He described the provisions of House Bill 09-1010, and commented on the economic impact of film production in Colorado.
The following persons testified in regard to House Bill 09-1010:
02:27 PM -- Kevin Shand, representing the Colorado Film Commission, commented on the economic benefit of film production in Colorado. He commented on the location of film commissions in state government agencies in the United States. He noted that there is a correlation between film production in a state and tourism in the state.
02:27 PM -- Marcia Morgan, representing the Colorado Film Commission, commented on staffing of the commission.
02:32 PM -- David Emrich, representing the Postmodern Company, commented on the activities of his company. He said that the film commission lost its status as a state agency in 2003. He said that public policy has kept the film industry in Colorado from being competitive with other states.
02:37 PM -- Ken Seagren, representing the Lighting Services Inc., commented on past film production in Colorado, and employment levels in the film industry.
|TIME: || 02:46:55 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved that House Bill 09-1010 be referred to the Committee on Appropriations, as amended. The motion passed on a 3-2-0 roll call vote.|
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS