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H_ENE_2021A 05/05/2021 11:19:19 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date 05/05/2021
Attendance
Bernett X
Froelich X
Jackson X
Pico E
Sirota X
Soper X
Titone X
Van Beber X
Weissman X
Will X
Woog X
Hooton X
Valdez A. X
Time 11:19:19 AM to 12:13:35 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Valdez A.
This Report was prepared by Andrea Denka
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-166 Referred to House Appropriations

SB21-166 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:19:30 AM  
The committee came
to order.  Representatives McCluskie and Will, co-prime bill sponsors,
introduced Senate Bill 21-166 to the committee.  The bill creates
the Colorado Coordinated Regional Mutual Aid System (CCRMAS) to provide
regional and statewide coordinated response for emergency incidents.
11:25:25 AM  
Kevin Whelan, representing Colorado Fire Commission and Special District Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Whelan responded to questions from the committee.
11:34:57 AM  
Mr. Caleb Carr, representing
Vita Inclinata, testified to amend the bill.
11:38:50 AM  
Mark Novak, representing Colorado Fire Commission and Colorado State Fire Chiefs, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Novak responded to questions from the committee.
11:43:03 AM  
Mr. Ben Tisdel, representing Colorado Counties Inc., testified in support of the bill.
11:47:09 AM  
Chief Brad White, representing Colorado State Fire Chiefs, testified in support of the bill.
11:51:21 AM  
Chief Ken Watkins, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
11:57:19 AM  
Mr. Christopher Howes, representing EMS Association, testified in support of the bill.
11:58:34 AM  
Director Mike Morgan, representing Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, was available to answer committee questions.
12:05:42 PM  
The bill sponsors
made concluding comments on the bill.  Committee members made concluding
comments on the bill.


12:13:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-166 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Will
Seconded Bernett
Bernett Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Yes
Pico Excused
Sirota Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Van Beber Yes
Weissman Yes
Will Yes
Woog Yes
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:13:35 PM   The committee adjourned.






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