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h_tra_2018a_2018-04-05t11:19:15z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1271

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Apr 5, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1271 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:29:34 PM  

Reps. Gray and Willett introduced House Bill 18-1271. The bill allows the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to approve, and investor-owned electric utilities to charge, a discounted economic development rate for commercial and industrial users who locate or expand their operations in Colorado and add at least three megawatts of new load at a single location.

12:35:58 PM  
Ms. Alice Jackson, representing Xcel Energy, testified in support of the bill.
12:39:41 PM  
Mr. Kevin Doran, representing the Aurora Economic Development Council, testified in support of the bill.
12:40:08 PM  
Mr. Joe Rice, representing Lockheed Martin, testified in support of the bill.
12:45:16 PM  
Mr. Jeff Kraft, representing the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, testified in support of the bill.
12:46:11 PM  
Mr. Greg Moss, representing the Metro North Chamber of Commerce, provided the committee with written testimony [Attachment D].
12:47:01 PM  
Mr. Miz Cordero, representing the Metro Denver Economic Development Council and the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill.
12:47:42 PM  
Ms. Kristi Pollard, representing the Jeffco Economic Development Council and the Jeffco Business Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
12:51:05 PM  
Ms. Heidi Morgan, representing Black Hills Energy, testified in support of the bill.


12:55:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment E]
Moved Willett
Seconded Esgar
Bridges
Buck
Carver
Esgar
Ginal
Hansen
Kennedy
Lawrence
Lewis
Lundeen
Roberts
Saine Excused
Willett
McLachlan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:57:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1271, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Hansen
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Lewis No
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Excused
Willett Yes
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS