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H_TRA_2018A 03/22/2018 11:15:04 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 03/22/2018
Attendance
Becker J. X
Bridges X
Buck X
Carver *
Esgar X
Ginal X
Hansen X
Jackson X
Lawrence X
Lewis *
Roberts X
McLachlan X
Winter *
Time 11:15:04 AM to 11:53:15 AM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Winter
This Report was prepared by Katie Ruedebusch
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1299 Committee Discussion Only
HB18-1270 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB18-1299 - Committee Discussion Only


11:15:16 AM  

Reps. Bridges and Neville introduced House Bill 18-1299. The bill creates a framework for the Department of Revenue to establish electronic processing for issuing certificates of title, filing or releasing liens, or registering vehicles, subject to the department promulgating rules.

11:18:35 AM  

Mr. Travis Hoxie, representing Enterprise Holdings, testified in support of the bill.

11:20:04 AM  
Reps. Bridges and Neville gave some closing remarks on the bill. The bill was laid over to a future date for action only.



HB18-1270 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:23:06 AM  
Reps. Hansen and J. Becker introduced House Bill 18-1270. The bill directs the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), by February 1, 2019, to consider whether to establish, by rule as part of the planning process, mechanisms for the procurement of energy storage systems by investor-owned electric utilities. If the PUC decides to establish mechanisms for the procurement of energy storage systems by electric utilities, it must adopt rules establishing mechanisms for evaluating the acquisition of energy storage systems into the planning process. Rep. Hansen distributed a fact sheet to the committee [Attachment A].
11:29:05 AM  

Mr. Jonathan W. Postal, representing Nikola Power and the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association, testified in support of the bill. He answered several committee questions.

11:31:20 AM  
Ms. Alice Jackson, representing Xcel Energy, testified in support of the bill. She answered several committee questions.
11:38:25 AM  

Mr. John Fernandes, representing Ivenergy, testified in support of the bill.

11:45:02 AM  
Mr. Mark Detsky, representing the Colorado Independent Energy Association, testified in support of the bill.
11:47:41 AM  
Mr. Jonathan Koehn, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
11:51:15 AM  
Reps. Hansen and J. Becker gave some closing remarks on the bill.


11:53:03 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1270 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hansen
Seconded Becker J.
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Lewis Yes
Roberts Yes
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:53:15 AM   Committee Adjourned