BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1279
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
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|Moved amendment L.002 (Attachment E). The motion |
Moved to refer House Bill 09-1279, as amended, to
|Pass Without Objection|
03:16 PM -- House Bill 09-1279
Representative Pace, prime sponsor of House Bill 09-1279, discussed the merits of the bill. The bill would change procedures for dealing with abandoned motor vehicles. Representative Pace responded to questions from committee members and distributed copies of Amendment L.002 (Attachment E). He further described the merits of Amendment L.002.
Mr. Jery Payne, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from committee members regarding the bill's language. Representative Pace responded to questions pertaining to liability for damages caused by a tow operator.
Representative McFadyen asked for witnesses to testify regarding the bill.
03:31 PM -- Mr. R.J. Hicks, representing the Colorado Automotive Recyclers, testified regarding the bill. Representative King asked Mr. Hicks to discuss current processes for towing abandoned vehicles.
03:38 PM -- Mr. Bobby Juchem, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Juchem responded to questions from committee members.
03:40 PM -- Mr. John Connolly and Mr. Robert Mooney, both representing the Towing and Recovery Professionals of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Connolly and Mr. Mooney responded to questions from committee members.
|TIME: || 03:45:56 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved to refer House Bill 09-1279, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a 9-2 roll call vote.|
Final YES: 9 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
The committee adjourned.