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A5A1F16C61EE51EF872583E0007517EA Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1037

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Apr 18, 2019      
Location SCR 357



HB19-1037 - Amended, Referred to Senate Transportation & Energy


03:19:02 PM  
Senator Donovan, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1037, which allows a utility to apply to the Public Utilities Commission for a financing order authorizing it to issue securitized utility ratepayer-backed bonds when closing an electric generating facility.
03:24:29 PM  
Harriet Moyer Aptekar, representing herself,
testified on the bill and responded to committee questions.
03:27:40 PM  
Stephen Pomerance, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a copy of his testimony (Attachment D).
03:33:04 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing the Colorado Mining Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:33:41 PM  
Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:37:49 PM  
Mr. Pomerance, Ms. Orf, and Mr. Orf responded to committee questions.
03:45:20 PM  
Bill Levis, representing AARP, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment E).
03:46:33 PM  
Britton Naas, representing the Coalition of Ratepayers, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:49:46 PM  
Leslie Glustrom, representing herself,
testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout to the committee
(Attachment F).
03:51:08 PM  
Lisa Tormoeu Hicky, representing the Interwest
Energy Alliance, testified in support of the bill and distributed a statement
of support from the Colorado Independent Energy Association (Attachment
G).
03:54:08 PM  
Emily Gedeow, representing the Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:47 PM  
Elizabeth Smith, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:58:29 PM  
Sam Gilchrist, representing the Natural Resources Defense Council, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:58 PM  
Ms. Tormoeu Hicky responded to committee questions.
04:03:34 PM  
Michelle King, representing Colorado Energy Consumers, testified in support of the bill.
04:04:08 PM  

Matt Larson, representing Xcel Energy, testified on the bill.

04:07:40 PM  
Jason Hopfer, representing Pueblo County, testified on the bill and responded to committee questions.


04:13:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment H).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Coram
Ginal
Sonnenberg
Danielson
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:14:32 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1037, as amended, to the Committee on Transportation & Energy.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Coram No
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg No
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS