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h_tra_2018a_2018-05-02t13:35:02z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-226

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date May 2, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



SB18-226 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:35:13 PM  
Rep. Willett introduced Senate Bill 18-226. This bill prohibits the Governor from entering into a state-level climate collaboration that attempts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions or otherwise promote the goals of the Paris Agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. If the Governor has already entered into a state-level climate collaboration, the bill requires the Governor to withdraw from the collaboration and cease all executive branch activities in conjunction with the collaboration. Rep. Willett answered several committee questions.
01:48:54 PM  

Mr. Fred Palmer, representing the Heartland Institute, testified in support of the bill.  He distributed a copy of his testimony to the committee  [Attachment A].  He answered several committee questions.

01:58:49 PM  
Ms. Amelia Myers, representing Conservation Colorado, testified against the bill.
01:59:39 PM  

Ms. Sara Jo Light, representing the Colorado Sierra Club, testified against the bill.

02:02:40 PM  
Mr. Harry Gregory, representing himself. testified against the bill.
02:08:45 PM  
Rep. Willett gave some closing remarks on the bill.


02:17:35 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-226 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Saine
Seconded Lundeen
Becker J. Yes
Bridges No
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar No
Ginal No
Hansen No
Jackson No
Lawrence Yes
Lewis Yes
Lundeen Yes
Roberts No
Saine Yes
McLachlan No
Winter No
YES: 7   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:17:58 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-226 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
Lewis No
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS