BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1246
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
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|Moved amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion |
Moved to refer House Bill 09-1246, as amended, to
|Pass Without Objection|
01:37 PM -- House Bill 09-1246
Representative Peniston, prime sponsor of House Bill 09-1246, discussed the merits of the bill. The bill would require the Department of Revenue to contract with a private business to monitor and evaluate the curriculum and effectiveness of driver improvement classes. Representative Peniston provided copies of Amendment L.001 to the committee (Attachment A). Representative Peniston responded to questions from committee members.
Representative King asked clarifying questions regarding the fiscal note. Mr. David Porter, Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee questions pertaining to the fiscal impact of the bill.
Repersentative Green asked for witnesses to testify regarding the bill.
01:54 PM -- Mr. Larry Hudson, representing Transportation Safety Consultants, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Mr. Hudson responded to questions from committee members.
02:01 PM -- Ms. Jackie Martin, representing the Colorado Safety Resource Center, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Martin responded to questions from committe members.
Ms. Martin responded to Representative King's question on further information pertaining to similar programs in California. Representative Primavera asked for Ms. Martin to explain processes and consequences for underperforming driving schools.
02:18 PM -- Ms. Roni White, representing the Department of Revenue, testified regarding the bill. Ms. White responded to questions from committee members.
Representative McFadyen asked for amendments to the bill.
|TIME: || 02:30:54 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved to refer House Bill 09-1246, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a 7-3 roll call vote|
Final YES: 7 NO: 3 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS