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DD6D8995A0E1831E872584FD00746348 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-036

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Jan 28, 2020      
Location SCR 352



SB20-036 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:11:18 PM  
Senators Zenzinger and Cooke introduced Senate Bill 20-036,
concerning the submission to the Federal Environmental Protection Agency
of a proposed revision to the state implementation plan that would enable
a vehicle that fails the on-board diagnostics test solely because a check
engine light is illuminated on the vehicle's dashboard to undergo a tailpipe
emissions test. The bill directs the Air Quality Control Commission to
submit the proposed revision by May 5, 2021.  Currently, a motor vehicle
fails an emmissions inspection test when a check engine light is illuminated
on the motor vehicle's dashboard, regardless of vehicle emissions.  Amendment
L.001 was provided to committee members (Attachment A).
02:16:37 PM  

David Cardella, representing the Colorado Independent Automobile Dealers Association, testified in support of the bill.  A handout was provided to committee members (Attachment B).

02:19:21 PM  

Jeff Black, representing the Colorado Independent Automobile Dealers Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:20:40 PM  
Garry Kaufman, representing the Colorado Department of Public
Health and Environment, provided information to the committee and commented
on Amendment L.001.


02:30:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:31:29 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-036, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Scott Yes
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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