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6C16551C266581C8872586C6006D0539 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1269

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Apr 29, 2021      
Location Old State Library



HB21-1269 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:50:51 PM  
Representative Hooton
and Bosenecker, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1269 to
the committee.  The bill requires the Public Utilities Commission
to study the implementation of community choice energy in Colorado through
an investigatory proceeding.  Public testimony submitted for this
bill can be found in Attachment D.
02:07:50 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:23:48 PM  
Karey Christ-Janer, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Christ-Janer responded to questions from the committee.
02:33:06 PM  
Mr. Jose Hernandez, representing IDEATE California, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:38:55 PM  
Mr. Julian Canete,
representing California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, testified in opposition
to the bill.
02:39:07 PM  
Jack Ihle, representing Xcel Energy, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:41:14 PM  
Mr. Tyler Mansholt,
representing Black Hills Energy, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:43:43 PM  
Suzann Kuhns, representing IBEW 111, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Kuhns responded to questions from the committee.
02:47:03 PM  
Mr. Larry Miloshevich, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Miloshevich responded to questions from the committee.
02:57:23 PM  
City Council President Larry Atencio, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. Councilman Atencio responded to questions from the committee.
03:01:23 PM  
Hon. Chris Hinds, representing Denver City Council, testified in support of the bill.
03:02:59 PM  
Mayor Sam Weaver, representing City of Boulder, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Rick Bonilla, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:26 PM  
Mayor Ashley Smith, representing City of Canon City, testified in support of the bill.
03:17:05 PM  
Professor Ramesh Bhatt, representing Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
03:19:59 PM  
Mr. Kevin Cross, representing Fort Collins Sustainability Group, testified in support of the bill.
03:23:53 PM  
Professor KK DuVivier,
representing self, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Alan Apt,
representing Nederland Board of Trustees, testified in support of the bill.
 Mr.  Duncan Gilchrist, representing 350 Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.
03:29:39 PM  
Ms. Leslie Glustrom, representing Clean Energy Action, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Ken Jacobs, representing City of Golden, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Glustrom responded to questions from the committee.
03:39:41 PM  
Steve Szabo, representing Colorado Renewable Energy Society, testified in support of the bill.
03:41:52 PM  
Zachary Green, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
03:44:58 PM  
Jacob Smith, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
03:46:34 PM  
Julie Gill, representing LEAN Energy US, testified in support of the bill.
03:49:32 PM  
Dr. Brent Goodlet, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
03:52:13 PM  
Mr. David Sullivan, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
03:54:52 PM  
Harmony Cummings, representing Resilient Denver, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:16 PM  
Mary Pettigrew, representing empower our future, testified in support of the bill.
03:59:12 PM  
Ms. SaraRose Tannenbaum, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill. The committee took a brief recess.
04:11:11 PM  
The committee came
back to order. Representative Hooton distributed and explained amendment
L.001 (Attachment E).


04:12:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E).
Moved Hooton
Seconded Sirota
Bernett
Froelich
Jackson
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Van Beber
Weissman
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:12:22 PM  
Bill sponsors made concluding comments.
04:16:11 PM  
Committee members made concluding comments.


04:21:41 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1269, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Sirota
Bernett Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Yes
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Excused
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will No
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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