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A498731EA5672D06872586ED00665532 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1266

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Jun 7, 2021      
Location SCR 357



HB21-1266 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

12:37:49 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
12:42:39 PM  
The committee came back to order.
12:47:21 PM  
Sens. Winter and
Buckner introduced House Bill 21-1266.  This bill creates the Environmental
Justice Action Task Force within the Departmentof Public Healthand Environment,
and requires the Air Quality Control Commission to engage with disproportionately
impacted communities on proposed state actions. The bill sponsors answered
several committee questions.
12:58:47 PM  
Mr. Geoff Hier, representing the Colorado Rural Electric Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Katie Wolf, representing the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:00:11 PM  
Commissioner Lori
Saine, representing the Weld County Commissioners, testified in opposition
to the bill. Mr. Jack Ihle, representing Xcel Energy, testified to amend
the bill. Mr.Tyler  Mansholt, representing Black Hills Energy, testified
to amend the bill.  Ms. Lynn Granger, representing API Colorado, testified
to amend the bill.
01:16:02 PM  
Mr. Gary Arnold, representing the Rocky Mountain Pipe Trades District Council #5, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
01:29:53 PM  
Mr. Will Toor, representing the Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill. He answered several committee questions.
01:45:24 PM  
Dr. Katherine Dickinson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:01:18 PM  
Ms. Rebecca Curry,
representing Earthjustice, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Shaun
McGrath, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
(CDPHE), testified in support of the bill.
02:08:32 PM  
Mr. Joshua Korth, representing CDPHE, answered committee questions.
02:14:48 PM  
Mr. Scott Prestidge,
representing the Colorado Oil & Gas Association, testified in opposition
to the bill.  He answered several committee questions.

02:24:35 PM  
Ms. Jaclyn Terwey, representing the Intermountain Rural Electric Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:27:30 PM  
Ms. Stacy Tellinghuisen, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Brita Mackey, representing Sunrise Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Brent Goodlet, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:37:32 PM  
Ms. Issamar Pichardo,
representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Ms.
Sarah Snead, representing the Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support
of the bill.  
02:39:44 PM  
Mrs. Shaina Oliver, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Jamie Valdez, representing Mothers Out Front, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:04 PM  
Town Councilperson
Todd  Brown, representing the Town of Telluride, testified in support
of the bill.  Dr. Velma Campbell, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  
02:44:05 PM  
Written testimony received by the committee may be found in Attachment A.


03:02:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment B)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:03:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012 (Attachment C)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:08:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1266, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey No
Lee Yes
Lundeen No
Scott No
Winter Yes
Bridges Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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