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854A026333D44A418725869C006BECB8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1208

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 18, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1208 - Amended, referred to House Finance


01:38:54 PM  
Representatives Cutter
and Gray, prime bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1208 to the committee.
 The bill creates a hazard mitigation enterprise and charges fees
on insurance premiums to create revenue for a grant program and technical
assistance to local governments.



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

02:05:43 PM  
Pierce Lively, Office
of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer questions from
the committee.  The bill sponsors responded to questions from the
committee.
02:09:59 PM  
Elizabeth Peetz,
representing Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Gwen Benevento, representing Colorado Association of
Realtors, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Peetz and Ms.
Benevento responded to questions from the committee.
02:26:58 PM  
Kelly Campbell, representing
American Property Casualty Insurance Association, testified in opposition
to the bill.
02:30:44 PM  
Jacob Smith, representing
Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified remotely in support
of the bill.  Hilary Cooper, representing Colorado Counties for Climate
Action (CC4CA) and Colorado Counties Inc. (CCI), testified remotely in
support of the bill.  Ms. Cooper responded to questions from the committee.
02:39:11 PM  
Commissioner Richard
Cimino, representing CCI, testified remotely in support of the bill.  Mayor
Steve Kudron, representing the Town of Grand Lake, testified remotely in
support of the bill.  Mayor Kudron responded to questions from the
committee.  
02:51:18 PM  
Michele Robbins,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Robbins
responded to questions from the committee.
03:01:08 PM  
Marna Ares, representing
Colorado Sierra Club, testified remotely to amend the bill.  Ms. Ares
responded to questions from the committee.
03:04:16 PM  
Michael  Ruddock,
representing Healthy Air and Water Colorado, testified remotely in support
of the bill.


Written Testimony submitted for this
bill can be found as Attachment A.
03:14:23 PM  
Representative Cutter
discussed and distributed Amendment L.001 (Attachment B) to the committee.



03:15:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Froelich
Seconded Weissman
Bernett Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Yes
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will Excused
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:36:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1208, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Sirota
Bernett Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Yes
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will Excused
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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