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72841EE051FF2DF987258694005CB7E3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1131

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 10, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1131 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

09:52:47 AM  
Representatives Amabile
and Catlin, co-prime bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1131 to the
committee.  The bill modifies the requirements governing cooperative
electric association.
10:03:58 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
10:04:30 AM  
Geof Hier, representing
the Colorado Rural Electric Association, testified on the bill.
10:09:02 AM  
Kristin Taddonio,
representing herself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:11:28 AM  
Dave Munk, representing
Holy Cross Energy Board of Directors, testified remotely in support of
the bill.
10:14:57 AM  
Rebecca Henderson,
representing herself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:18:41 AM  
Virginia Harman,
representing herself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:21:25 AM  
Danny Katz, representing
CoPIRG, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:23:26 AM  
Patrick Berry, representing
Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified remotely in support
of the bill.
10:26:09 AM  
Marianne Mate, representing Smart Energy EEA, testified in support of the bill.
10:29:46 AM  
Guinn Unger, representing
himself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:32:25 AM  
Christopher Campbell, representing Atlasta Solar Center, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:35:50 AM  
Heidi Henkel, Broomfield
County Commissioner, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:38:19 AM  
Susan Permut, representing
herself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:40:30 AM  
Jacob Smith, representing
Colorado Communities 4 Climate Action, testified remotely in support of
the bill.
10:42:57 AM  
Troy Witmore, representing United Power, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:46:25 AM  
Debbie Cokes, representing
San Miguel Power Association, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:48:40 AM  
Werner Heiber, representing Sustainability Alliance of Southwest Colorado, testified remotely in support of the bill.
10:50:31 AM  
Greg Brophy, representing The Western Way, testified in support of the bill.
10:50:32 AM  
The bill sponsors
distributed and explained Amendments L.001 (Attachment B), L.002 (Attachment
C), L.004 (Attachment D), L.005 (Attachment E).


10:52:55 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Weissman
Seconded Sirota
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
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


10:53:47 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Weissman
Seconded Froelich
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
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


10:54:44 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D).
Moved Weissman
Seconded Sirota
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
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


10:55:32 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment E).
Moved Weissman
Seconded Sirota
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
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
10:55:33 AM  
Bill sponsors provided
concluding comments.  The committee made concluding comments.


11:03:02 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1131, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Weissman
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Pico Yes
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber Yes
Weissman Yes
Will Yes
Woog Yes
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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