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F533D0C11C7360B3872587EB00755D85 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1104

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 16, 2022      
Location LSB A



HB22-1104 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:21:58 PM  
Representative Boesenecker,
prime sponsor, introduced House Bill 22-1104 concerning public recreational
trails in electric transmission corridors and encouraging transmission
providers to enter into written agreements for construction and maintenance
of powerline trails and requiring transmission providers to privide information
and notify local governments about the potential for trails when planning
for expansion or construction of transmission corridors.  The bill
allows transmission authorities to cover costs related to complying with
the law by increasing rates.
02:23:49 PM  
Representative Boesenecker
talked about the amendments L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments C, D,
and E).
02:29:16 PM  
Ms. Laraine Martin, representing Routt County Riders, testified in support of the bill.
02:31:04 PM  
Jaclyn Terwey, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill. Daphne Gervais, representing Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), testified in opposition to the bill. Ms Kathleen Curry, representing Coloradans for Responsible Wildlife Management, Grand Valley Water Users Association, and Orchard Mesa Irrigation District, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Patrick Schilken, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:34:50 PM  
Mr.  Austin
Vincent, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Mr. Terry Fankhauser, representing the Colorado Cattlemen's
Association, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Timothy Coleman,
representing the Colorado Rural Electric Association, testified to amend
the bill.  Mr. Larry Desjardin, representing Keep Routt Wild, testified
to amend the bill.
02:45:59 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from committee members.
02:52:54 PM  
Mr. John Reiber, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:59:18 PM  
The witness responded to questions from committee members.
03:04:12 PM  
Mrs. Piep van Heuven,
representing Bicycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Mr.
 Jake Houston, representing The Trust for Public Land, testified in
support of the bill.  Mr. Dan Schmitt, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.  Ms. Jan Rose, representing CO Coalition for
a Livable Climate (CCLC), testified in support of the bill.
03:12:53 PM  
Committee members made comments about the bill.
03:14:23 PM  
Ms. Christine Brinker, representing Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Lora Kulm, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Susan McFaddin, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:21:28 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from committee members.
03:30:47 PM  
The witnesses continued to respond to questions from committee members.
03:31:07 PM  
Mr. Joe  Anderson,
representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:35:25 PM  
Amendment L.002 (Attachment
C) was discussed.


03:36:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Boesenecker
Seconded Gray
Boesenecker
Catlin
Hooton
Lindsay
Luck
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Gray
Froelich
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:36:25 PM  
Representative Boesenecker
explained amendment L.003 (Attachment D).


03:37:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D).
Moved Boesenecker
Seconded Gray
Boesenecker
Catlin
Hooton
Lindsay
Luck
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Gray
Froelich
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:39:42 PM
Motion Adopt conceptual amendment to amendment L.004, strike line 3 in amendment L.004.
Moved Gray
Seconded Valdez A.
Boesenecker
Catlin
Hooton
Lindsay
Luck
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Gray
Froelich
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:40:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment E).
Moved Boesenecker
Seconded Gray
Boesenecker
Catlin
Hooton
Lindsay
Luck
Pico
Rich
Sullivan
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Gray
Froelich
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:40:08 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.
03:43:41 PM  
Committee members made comments about the bill.


03:45:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1104, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Boesenecker
Seconded Hooton
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin No
Hooton Yes
Lindsay Yes
Luck No
Pico No
Rich No
Sullivan Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Gray Yes
Froelich Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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