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BADE73B2A7BF6C0C872583AE0071383A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-077

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Feb 27, 2019      
Location SCR 354



SB19-077 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:36:40 PM  
Senator Williams introduced Senate Bill 19-077 concerning electric motor vehicles public utility services. The bill authorizes electric utilities to create transportation electrification programs and allows for cost recovery.
01:38:49 PM  
Senator Priola, joint prime sponsor, discussed
SB 19-077. He distributed several handouts to the committee (Attachments
A through F).
01:43:56 PM  
Senator Williams distributed Amendments
L.001 and L.002 (Attachments G and H).  She explained the purpose
of the amendments.
01:46:15 PM  
Senator Priola discussed the amendments.
01:46:36 PM  
Aaron Hoffman, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
01:51:07 PM  
Paula Struckman, Conservation Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.
01:54:47 PM  
Ian Roche, on behalf of David Miller at
Alpine Bank, spoke in favor of the bill.
01:55:09 PM  
Christopher Campbell, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:01:07 PM  
Gordon Rodda, representing himself, spoke
in favor of the bill.
02:06:53 PM  
Will Toor, Colorado Energy Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:11:22 PM  
Mary Broderick, International Brotherhood
of Electrical Workers (IBEW), spoke in favor of the bill.  She provided
a handout to the committee (Attachment I).
02:15:16 PM  
Phil Hayes, IBEW, National Electrical Contractors
Association, spoke in favor of the bill.  He responded to questions
from the committee.
02:20:44 PM  
Michael Thomas, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:24:54 PM  
Andrew Thompson, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:28:09 PM  
Sophia Mayott Guerrero, Conservation Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:32:03 PM  
Kelsey Maxwell, Environment Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:32:30 PM  
Jan Rose, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:39:16 PM  
RJ Harrington, Sustainable Action Consulting/National
Car Charging, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:42:10 PM  
Matt Frommer, Southwest Energy Efficiency
Project, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:42:35 PM  
Susan Nedell, E2, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:46:11 PM  
Sarah Keane read the testimony of Sam Gilchrist of the Natural Resources Defense Council in favor of the bill.
02:49:23 PM  
Chris Votoupal, ChargePoint, spoke in favor
of the bill.
02:53:42 PM  
Keith Meyer, Sierra Club, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:56:36 PM  
Jim Burness, National Car Charging, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:58:51 PM  
Andrew Rex, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
03:00:39 PM  
Thomas Ashley, Greenlots, spoke in favor
of the bill.
03:05:32 PM  
Sarah Keane, GRID Alternatives, spoke in
favor of the bill.
03:06:59 PM  
Bill Levis, AARP, spoke in opposition to
the bill.  He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment J).
03:09:17 PM  
Martin Rodriguez, Americans for Prosperity, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:14:12 PM  
Britten Naas, Coalition of Rate Payers, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:19:04 PM  
Grier Bailey, Colorado and Wyoming Petroleum
Marketing Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.


03:24:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:25:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:25:30 PM  
Senator Williams made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
03:25:47 PM  
Senator Priola made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
03:26:39 PM  
Senator Danielson made comments on the committee discussion.
03:28:59 PM  
Senator Tate made comments on the merits of the bill.


03:29:38 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-077, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate No
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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