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6C71904F7FF76441872586CD006B84A1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1286

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date May 6, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1286 - Amended, referred to House Finance

01:35:56 PM  
Representatives Kipp
and A. Valdez, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1286 to
the committee.  The bill directs the Colorado Energy Office to implement
a building performance program, and requires owners of certain large buildings
to submit annual energy use data to the office and meet energy performance
standards.  The bill sponsors distributed a handout to the committee
(Attachment A) and responded to questions from the committee.  

02:13:45 PM  
Will Toor, representing Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill. Mr. John Phelan, representing City of Fort Collins, testified in support of the bill.
02:20:03 PM  
Lauren Masias, representing Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Yvette Roman, representing NAIOP, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Roman responded to questions from the committee.
02:26:17 PM  
Michael Gifford, representing Associated General Contractors, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Stephen Shepard, representing Colorado Builiding Owners and Managers Association/Denver Metro Builing Owners and Managers Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Shepard responded to questions from the committees.
02:40:47 PM  
Mr.  Craig Johnson,
representing BOMA and BOAC, testified in opposition to the bill.  Geoffrey
Hier, representing CREA, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr.
Johnson responded to questions from the committee.
02:48:55 PM  
Mr. Andrew Hamrick,
representing Colorado Apartment Association, testified in opposition to
the bill.  Mr. Kelly Sloan, representing Colorado Aviation Business
Association, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Hamrick responded
to questions from the committee.
03:00:46 PM  
Mr. Bill Green, representing
American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Mr. David Smart, representing Eaton Senior Communities,
testified in opposition to the bill.  Amanda Hardin, representing
NAIOP, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:09:52 PM  
Mrs. Kathie Barstnar,
representing NAIOP Colorado, testified to amend the bill.  Commissioner
Matt Scherr, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified to amend the
bill.  Mrs. Barstnar responded to questions from the committee.
03:21:05 PM  
Lauren Quillian,
representing Xcel Energy, testified to amend the bill.  Michelle King,
representing Colorado Energy Consumers, testified to amend the bill.  Alex
Hayes, representing Rocky Mountain MCA, testified to amend the bill.  Mr.
Nikolaus Remus, representing Colorado Chapter of the American Institute
of Architects, testified to amend the bill.  Ms. Leanne Toler, representing
self, testified to amend the bill.  Ms. King and Ms. Toler responded
to questions from the committee.
03:34:19 PM  
Dr. Susan McFaddin,
representing self, testified in support of the bill.  Jacob Smith,
representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support
of the bill.  City of Erie Trustee Sara Loflin, representing City
of Erie, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. McFaddin and Trustee
Loflin responded to questions from the committee.
03:44:26 PM  
Meghan MacKillop,
representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in a neutral position
on the bill.  Mr. Chris Brown, representing Common Sense Institute,
testified in a neutral position on the bill.
03:49:23 PM  
Mr. Brian Firestone,
representing McKinstry, testified in support of the bill.  Andy Wildenberg,
representing self, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Tracy Phillips,
representing Colorado C-PACE Program, testified in support of the bill.
 Ms. Patricia Rothwell, representing Energy Efficiency Business Coalition
(EEBC), testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Wildenberg responded
to questions from the committee.
04:03:19 PM  
Ms Emily Duff, representing
Ceres, testified in support of the bill.  Susan Nedell, representing
E2 - Environmental Entrepreneurs, testified in support of the bill.  Ms.
Jan Rose, representing self, testified in support of the bill.  
04:10:49 PM  
Jesus Castro, representing
Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Jan
Douglas, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the
bill.  Mayor Pro Tem of the Town of Frisco Jessie Burley, representing
self, testified in support of the bill.  
04:17:04 PM  
Ron Bennett, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Christine Brinker, representing Southwest Energy Efficeincy Project, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Brinker responded to questions from the committee.
04:20:09 PM  
The bill sponsors
explained and distributed amendments

L.001, L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments B, C, D, and E).


04:28:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Yes
Pico No
Sirota Excused
Soper No
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will Excused
Woog No
Valdez A. Yes
Titone Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:29:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Yes
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will Excused
Woog No
Valdez A. Yes
Titone Yes
YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:30:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Jackson
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Van Beber
Weissman
Will Excused
Woog
Valdez A.
Titone
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:30:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment E).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Jackson
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Van Beber
Weissman
Will Excused
Woog
Valdez A.
Titone
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:30:53 PM  
The bill sponsors
made concluding comments.  Committee members made concluding comments
on the bill.


04:45:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1286, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Sirota
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Yes
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will Excused
Woog No
Valdez A. Yes
Titone Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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