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s_tra_2018a_2018-03-20t14:03:36z7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1107

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
Date Mar 20, 2018      
Location SCR 352



HB18-1107 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:51:58 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:52:41 PM  
The committee returned to order.
02:54:13 PM  

Senator Priola, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1107.  When an individual is under contract to purchase a residence under construction, this bill requires that the home builder offer the buyer the opportunity to have the residence's electrical system include one of the following:

  • an electric vehicle charging system;
  • upgrades of wiring to accommodate the future installation of such a system; or
  • a constructed chase or conduit to ease the future installation of such a system.

The home builder may subject these optional upgrades to the same terms and conditions the builder would offer for any other upgrade in the purchase contract.

03:01:57 PM  

Senator Priola, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1107.  When an individual is under contract to purchase a residence under construction, this bill requires that the home builder offer the buyer the opportunity to have the residence's electrical system include one of the following:

  • an electric vehicle charging system;
  • upgrades of wiring to accommodate the future installation of such a system; or
  • a constructed chase or conduit to ease the future installation of such a system.

The home builder may subject these optional upgrades to the same terms and conditions the builder would offer for any other upgrade in the purchase contract.

03:07:02 PM  
Mary Kay Hogan, representing the Colorado Homebuilders Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:08:53 PM  
Virginia Morrison Love, representing the
Colorado Homebuilders Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:10:07 PM  
Ms. Hogan and Ms. Love responded to questions from the committee.
03:15:34 PM  
Chris Votoupal, representing ChargePoint, testified in support of the bill.
03:16:10 PM  
Marilyn Stansbury, representing Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain, testified in support of the bill.
03:23:32 PM  
Members of the committee asked a number of questions of Ms. Stansbury, Mr Votoupal, and Senator Priola.
03:27:44 PM  
Mary Broderick, representing International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 68, testified in support of the bill.
03:42:51 PM  
Nigel Zeid, representing Boulder Nissan, testified in support of the bill.
03:47:38 PM  
Ms. Broderick and Mr. Zeid responded to questions from the committee.
03:54:01 PM  
Senator Priola wrapped up his presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.


03:58:31 PM
Motion Page 2, line 6, strike "shall" and substitute "may".
Moved Todd
Seconded
Baumgardner
Todd
Zenzinger
Scott
Cooke
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:59:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1107, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Zenzinger
Seconded
Baumgardner No
Todd Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Scott No
Cooke No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:59:09 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1107 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 Scott
Seconded
Baumgardner Yes
Todd No
Zenzinger No
Scott Yes
Cooke Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS