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A0A4493C4BAD57F18725899600736F49 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 19, 2023      
Location SCR 352

HB23-1234 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

03:00:53 PM  
Senators Roberts
and Will introduced and explained House Bill 23-1234 Streamlined Solar
Permitting and Inspection Grants.  The bill creates a grant program
in the Colorado Energy Office to assist local governments in implementing
automated permitting and inspection software for residential solar energy
systems.   The sponsors distributed a handout, which is included as
Attachment B.
03:05:11 PM  
The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
03:05:28 PM  
Mike Kruger, representing
the Colorado Solar and Storage Association (COSSA), testified in support
of the bill.  Richard Hubler, representing Alamosa County Land Use
& Building Department, testified in support of the bill.  Jacob
Smith, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified
in support of the bill.
03:13:57 PM  
Mr. Kruger, Mr. Smith, and Mr. Hubler answered questions from the committee.
03:19:06 PM  
Mr. Kruger answered additional questions from the committee.
03:19:22 PM  
Senators Will and Roberts gave closing comments on the bill.

03:23:34 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1234 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pelton B.
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Simpson Yes
Priola Yes
Winter F. Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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