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h_tra_2018a_2018-05-03t11:29:05z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1428

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date May 3, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1428 - Amended, referred to House Finance


12:21:48 PM  
Rep. K. Becker introduced House Bill 18-1428. The bill authorizes local governments to enter into an energy and innovation collaboration agreement with an investor-owned utility and extends a related property tax exemption. Rep. K. Becker answered several committee questions.
12:35:00 PM  

Ms. Leslie Glustrom, representing herself, testified against the bill. She distributed a handout to the committee [Attachment C].

12:36:02 PM  
Mr. Laurent Meillon, representing Colorado Renewable Energy Society, testified against the bill.
12:41:04 PM  
Mr. Phillip Doe, representing Be The Change, testified against the bill.
12:42:33 PM  

Mr. David Amster-Olszewsk, representing SunShare, testified against the bill. He distributed a packet to the committee [Attachment D].  

12:45:46 PM  
Mr. Will Toor, representing the Southwest Energy Efficiency Program, testified in support of the bill.
12:52:56 PM  
Ms. Brandy Delange, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
12:56:08 PM  
Mr. Justin Wilson, representing the Colorado Solar Industry Association, testified in support of the bill.
12:57:35 PM  
Mr. Morgan Cullen, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
01:00:42 PM  

Ms. Nadia El Mallakh, representing Xcel Energy, testified in support of the bill.

01:03:26 PM  
Ms. Heidi Morgan, representing Black Hills Energy, testified in support of the bill.
01:11:32 PM  
Ms. Erin Reynolds, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer a committee question.
01:11:59 PM  
Ms. El Mallakh, Ms. Morgan, and Mr. Cullen answered several committee questions.
01:13:52 PM  
Ms. Theresa Conley, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:16:18 PM  

Mr. Tom Herrod, representing the City and County of Denver, testified in support of the bill.



01:23:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment E]
Moved Jackson
Seconded Hansen
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver Yes
Esgar Excused
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Liston Yes
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 12   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
01:32:05 PM  
Rep. K. Becker gave some closing remarks.


01:36:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1428, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Jackson
Seconded McLachlan
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Excused
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence No
Liston Yes
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS