BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1318
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
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|Moved that House Bill 09-1318 be referred to the C||PASS|
02:13 PM -- House Bill 09-1318
Senator Brophy, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 09-1318, concerning the issuance of overweight permits based on axle configuration for vehicles weighing more than the eighty-five thousand pound nonoverweight vehicle gross vehicle weight limit. He said that the bill will modify the permitting requirements and fees charged for certain overweight vehicles, and permit weight to be distributed over more wheels on tractor trailers. He noted that this greater weight distribution will help to preserve Colorado highways.
The following person testified in regard to House Bill 09-1318:
02:16 PM -- Melissa Nelson, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, explained that House Bill 09-1318 creates a permit allowing the use of "triple-axles" by motor carriers allowing them to carry heavier loads.
|TIME: || 02:19:20 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved that House Bill 09-1318 be referred to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a 6-0-1 roll call vote.|
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS