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19E836878F66837D872583B300824650 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1199

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 4, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



HB19-1199 - Amended, referred to House Finance

04:43:02 PM  
Representative A. Valdez, prime sponsor,
presented House Bill 19-1199 to the committee.  This bill allows a
certain number of plug-in electric vehicles to access high-occupancy lanes
for free and toll lanes or high-occupancy toll lanes at a reduced rate
beginning on July 1, 2020.  
04:48:00 PM  
Will Toor, Executive Director of the Colorado
Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.
04:50:39 PM  
Shoshana Lew, Executive Director of the
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), testified in support of the
bill.
04:54:07 PM  
Director Lew responded to questions from the committee.
04:56:12 PM  
Grier Bailey, representing CWPMA, testified
against the bill.
05:01:29 PM  
Greg Fulton, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified on the bill.
05:04:33 PM  
Mr. Fulton responded to questions from the committee.
05:08:40 PM  
Dennis Haberstrumpf, representing himself, testified against the bill.
05:11:29 PM  
Megan Rast, representing the Colorado Sierra
Club, testified in support of the bill.
05:14:08 PM  
Sophia Mayott-Guerrero, representing Conservation
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:16:24 PM  
Chris Votoupal, representing Colorado Cleantech
Industries Association, testified in support of the bill.
05:17:21 PM  
Matt Frommer, representing SWEEP, testified
in support of the bill.
05:20:20 PM  
Susan Nedell, representing Environmental
Entrepreneurs, testified in support of the bill.
05:22:13 PM  
Sam Gilchrist, representing the National
Resource Defence Council, testified in support of the bill.
05:24:18 PM  
Don Marostica, representing CDOT, testified
on the bill.
05:27:31 PM  
Mr. Frommer responded to questions from the committee.


05:34:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Froelich
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine Excused
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:34:45 PM  
Jason Gelender, Office of Legislative Legal
Services, responded to questions from the committee.


05:36:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment G).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine Excused
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:36:42 PM  
Representative A. Valdez answered questions
from the committee, and distributed a memorandum concerning Amendment L.001
changing the fiscal note (Attachment H).
05:38:06 PM  
Representative Geitner provided a handout
to the committee (Attachment I).


05:49:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1199, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Froelich
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf No
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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