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C2CED4958179B11C872587DE0076E05C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1020

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Feb 3, 2022      
Location LSB A



HB22-1020 - Committee Discussion Only

02:38:32 PM  
Bill sponsor, Representative
Woog, gave an overview of House Bill 22-1020. The bill prohibits state
agencies, local governments, and homeowner’s associations from limiting
or prohibiting the use of natural gas, propane, solar photovoltaics, micro
wind turbines, or small hydroelectric power.

02:43:30 PM  
Representative Woog
answered questions from the committee.
02:58:52 PM  
Marshall Younglund, representing Colorado Propane Gas Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:56 PM  
Mr. Justin Prendergast, representing American Petroleum Institute Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:31 PM  
Mr. Richard Coolidge, representing Colorado Oil & Gas Association, testified in support of the bill.
03:07:22 PM  
Mr. Brandon Bell,
representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:07:26 PM  
Tom Van Lone, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:10:57 PM  
Ryan Kenward, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:11:57 PM  
Professor Ramesh Bhatt, representing Sierra Club, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:14:32 PM  
Ron Bennett, representing 350 Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:17:04 PM  

Mr. Rainer Gerbatsch, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:20:41 PM  

Representative Titone made comments to the witness, Mr. Gerbatsch.

03:24:40 PM  
Christiaan van Woudenberg, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. van Woudenberg is a Trustee on the Erie Board of Trustees.
03:25:22 PM  
Ms. Barbara Donachy,
representing Physicians for Social Responsibility Colorado, testified in
opposition to the bill.
03:33:42 PM  
Alejandra Mejia Cunningham, representing Natural Resources Defense Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:33:46 PM  
Ms. Lauren Hafford,
representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:37:09 PM  
Ms. Jan Rose, representing
Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate, testified in opposition to the
bill.
03:37:37 PM  
Meghan MacKillop, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:41:12 PM  
Jennifer Boulton,
representing Audubon Rockies/Colorado Trout Unlimited, testified in opposition
to the bil. That concluded in person and remote testimony. Written testimony
is included as attachment C.1 and C.2.
03:41:13 PM  
Representative Woog
introduced and explained L.001 (Attachment D).


03:46:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Woog
Seconded Soper
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Lontine
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:48:35 PM  
Representative Woog
answered questions from the committee.
03:50:34 PM  
The committee gave closing comments.


03:52:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1020, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Soper
Seconded Will
Bernett No
Cutter Excused
Froelich No
Hanks Yes
Pico Yes
Sirota No
Soper Yes
Titone No
Lontine No
Will Yes
Woog Yes
Hooton No
Valdez A. No
YES: 5   NO: 7   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:53:40 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 22-1020 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Froelich
Bernett Yes
Cutter Excused
Froelich Yes
Hanks No
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Lontine Yes
Will No
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
YES: 7   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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