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2EE2FE9369FEA965872583E70081D696 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1314

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 25, 2019      
Location Old State Library



HB19-1314 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


05:38:14 PM  

Senator Winter and Senator Donovan, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1314 and distributed amendments L.014 and L.015 (Attachments M and N). This bill creates the Just Transition Office to provide worker benefits, award grants, and receive utility reports related to coal plant retirement.

05:49:13 PM  
Stan Dempsey, president of the Colorado Mining Association, testified against the bill.
05:53:19 PM  
Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified against the bill.
05:56:19 PM  

John Swartout, Executive Director of Colorado Counties Inc., testified against the bill.

05:58:58 PM  
Mr. Dempsey and Mr. Orf responded to questions from the committee.
06:06:29 PM  
Katie Belgard, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:08:52 PM  

Patrick Quinn, representing the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 111, testified in support of the bill.

06:11:57 PM  

Jason Walsh, representing the Blue/Green Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

06:17:10 PM  
Mr. Walsh responded to questions from the committee.
06:21:13 PM  

Sienna Snook and Kate Corcoran testified in support of the bill.

06:23:40 PM  
Senator Winter presented amendment L.014 and L.015.


06:24:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 (Attachment M).
Moved Foote
Seconded
Marble
Sonnenberg
Williams A.
Moreno
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:25:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment N).
Moved Foote
Seconded
Marble
Sonnenberg
Williams A.
Moreno
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:25:03 PM  

Senators Winter and Donovan made concluding remarks.



06:28:59 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1314, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Foote
Seconded
Marble Excused
Sonnenberg No
Williams A. Yes
Moreno Excused
Foote Yes
Final YES: 2   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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