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H_TRA_2018A 04/18/2018 01:35:19 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 04/18/2018
Attendance
Becker J. X
Bridges *
Buck *
Carver X
Esgar X
Ginal X
Hansen X
Jackson X
Lawrence *
Lee X
Lewis X
Lundeen X
Roberts X
Saine X
McLachlan X
Time 01:35:19 PM to 04:37:55 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Katie Ruedebusch
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1361 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1320 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1362 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB18-047 Postponed Indefinitely
HB18-1382 Amended, Referred to House Legislative Council

HB18-1361 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:37:17 PM  

Reps. Exum and Valdez introduced House Bill 18-1361. The bill extends the service eligibility date for a Vietnam Veteran military license plate from January 27, 1973, to January 27, 1975.

01:39:05 PM  
Mr. Miller Hudson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
01:40:14 PM  
Mr. Harold Kuwazaki, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
01:43:55 PM  
Mr. Bill Brown, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
01:44:30 PM  
Mr. Dick Young, representing the United Veterans Committee, testified in support the bill.
01:48:03 PM  
Reps. Valdez and Exum gave some closing remarks.


01:56:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment A]
Moved Esgar
Seconded Hansen
Becker J.
Bridges
Buck Excused
Carver
Esgar
Ginal
Hansen
Jackson
Lawrence
Lee
Lewis
Lundeen
Roberts
Saine
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:57:11 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1361, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Jackson
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buck Excused
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Lee Yes
Lewis Yes
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1320 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:57:18 PM  

Rep. Pabon returned to discuss House Bill 18-1320.  The bill was previously heard on April 4, 2018.  Rep. Pabon distributed amendment L.001 [Attachment B] and a fiscal note memorandum [Attachment C].  

02:06:21 PM  
Committee discussion regarding amendment L.001 continued with Rep. Pabon.
02:06:46 PM  
Mr. Ron Jack, representing the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, came to the table to answer committee questions.
02:21:48 PM  
Committee discussion continued.


02:25:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment D]
Moved Buck
Seconded Hansen
Becker J.
Bridges
Buck
Carver
Esgar
Ginal
Hansen
Jackson
Lawrence
Lee
Lewis
Lundeen
Roberts
Saine
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:26:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment B]
Moved Buck
Seconded Hansen
Becker J.
Bridges
Buck
Carver
Esgar
Ginal
Hansen
Jackson
Lawrence
Lee
Lewis
Lundeen
Roberts
Saine
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:27:19 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1320, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Buck
Seconded Hansen
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Lee Yes
Lewis Yes
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 15   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1362 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:28:39 PM  

Rep.  Arndt introduced House Bill 18-1362.  The bill adds three members to the Colorado Task Force on Drunk and Impaired Driving.

02:31:54 PM  

Mr. Glenn Davis, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, testified in support of the bill.

02:32:08 PM  
Ms. Kristi Kelly, representing the Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill.
02:37:14 PM  
Mr. Gordon Coombes, representing Team Wellness and Prevention, testified in support of the bill.
02:40:32 PM  

Mr. Davis, Ms. Kelly, and Mr. Coombes answered committee questions.

02:52:47 PM  

Rep. Arndt and committee members gave some closing remarks.



03:08:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1362 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Jackson
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buck Yes
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Lee Yes
Lewis No
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-047 - Postponed Indefinitely


03:08:22 PM  
Rep. Saine introduced Senate Bill 18-047. The bill repeals state income tax credits for purchases of innovative motor vehicles and trucks earlier than these credits would have been repealed under current law.
03:10:57 PM  

Mr. Nigel Zeid, representing Nissan, testified against the bill.

03:11:50 PM  
Mr. Jim Mick, representing himself, testified against the bill.
03:15:20 PM  
Ms. Mary Kay Hogan, representing Waste Management, testified against the bill.
03:18:56 PM  
Mr. Jep Seman, representing the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Global Automakers, testified against the bill.
03:21:10 PM  
Ms. Hogan and Mr. Seman answered several committee questions.
03:27:57 PM  
Mr. Brendon Wark, representing Advancing Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:35:06 PM  
Mr. Mike Krause, representing the Independence Institute, testified in support of the bill.
03:40:32 PM  

Mr. Greg Sobetski, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer committee questions regarding amendment L.002 [Attachment E].

03:48:54 PM  
Ms. Esther Van Mourik, Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer committee questions.


03:49:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment E]
Moved Saine
Seconded Buck
Becker J.
Bridges
Buck
Carver
Esgar
Ginal
Hansen
Jackson
Lawrence
Lee
Lewis
Lundeen
Roberts
Saine
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:49:56 PM  
Rep. Saine gave some closing remarks on the bill.


03:58:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-047, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Saine
Seconded Carver
Becker J. Yes
Bridges No
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar No
Ginal No
Hansen No
Jackson No
Lawrence Yes
Lee No
Lewis Yes
Lundeen Yes
Roberts No
Saine Yes
McLachlan No
YES: 7   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:58:42 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-047 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 Jackson
Seconded Hansen
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence No
Lee Yes
Lewis No
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1382 - Amended, Referred to House Legislative Council


03:58:53 PM  

Rep. Hansen introduced House Bill 18-1382.  The bill creates the Energy Legislation Review Committee and lays out guidelines for the composition, selection, and procedure of the committee.  The committee is charged with reviewing statewide planning, administration, and monitoring of the state's energy resources.  Rep. Hansen answered several committee questions.  

04:00:59 PM  
Ms. Theresa Conley, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.


04:14:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment F]
Moved Hansen
Seconded Esgar
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Lee Yes
Lewis No
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Yes
McLachlan Yes
YES: 14   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:17:57 PM  
Ms. Katie Ruedebusch, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer a committee question.


04:37:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1382, as amended, to the Committee on Legislative Council.
Moved Hansen
Seconded Esgar
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence No
Lee Yes
Lewis No
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:37:55 PM   Committee Adjourned






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