BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1118
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
|Votes: View--> ||Action Taken: |
|Moved prepared amendment L.001 (Attachment D). Th|
Moved to refer House Bill 09-1118, as amended, to
|Pass Without Objection|
02:50 PM -- House Bill 09-1118
Representative Murray, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 09-1118, concerning the manner in which the records of certain governmental entities are kept. Representative Murray explained her reason for running the bill, and the effect of the bill. Representative Murray also detailed the government agencies that will be affected by the bill, and explained a forthcoming amendment to the bill. Representative Murray responded to questions regarding whether all of the government entities that might benefit from the bill have been captured in the bill's language.
The following persons testified regarding House Bill 09-1118:
02:56 PM -- Ms. Joan Colby, representing R.S. Wells, testified in favor of the bill. Ms. Colby discussed the inefficiencies involved with requiring certain government agencies to maintain paper copies of certain records, and how the bill will improve transparency and cost-effectiveness. Ms. Colby responded to questions regarding the impact of the bill on employment in the records management sector.
02:59 PM -- Mr. Doug Dean, representing the Public Utilities Commission, testified in favor of House Bill 09-1118. Mr. Dean discussed the proceedings of the Public Utilities Commission, and how prepared amendment L.001 (Attachment D) would improve the commission's functioning. Mr. Dean also discussed the fiscal impact of the amendment on the commission. Mr. Dean responded to questions regarding how hearing information collected by the Public Utilities Commission under the amendment would be made available to the public, and potential cost savings from the amendment. Mr. Dean responded to further questions regarding the applicability of the amendment.
Representative Murray provided closing remarks in favor of House Bill 09-1118.
|TIME: || 03:07:08 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved to refer House Bill 09-1118, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole with favorable recommendation. The motion passed on an 11-0 roll call vote.|
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS