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S_TRA_2020A 02/20/2020 10:22:19 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 02/20/2020
Attendance
Foote X
Hisey *
Scott E
Donovan X
Winter X
Time 10:22:19 AM to 10:56:59 AM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Winter
This Report was prepared by April Bernard
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-159 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

SB20-159 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


10:22:30 AM  

Senator Hansen, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 20-159.  The bill requires the Department of Personnel and Administration to establish a maximum acceptable global warming potential for certain materials used in public projects.  Senator Hansen distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).

10:27:06 AM  

Senator Hansen responded to questions from the committee.

10:27:22 AM  
Dianna Orf, representing Associated Governments
of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:31:18 AM  

Chris Markuson, representing the BlueGreen Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

10:33:32 AM  

Michael Gifford, representing the Associated General Contractors of Colorado, testified on the bill.

10:36:45 AM  

Jim Cole, representing LafargeHolcim Ltd, testified in support of the bill.

10:42:13 AM  
Kevin Eronimdus, representing the American Institute of Architects Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:43:40 AM  
Paul Hutton, representing the American Institute of Architects Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:48:50 AM  

Senator Hansen explained amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments A and B).

10:51:27 AM  

Senator Hansen responded to questions from the committee.



10:54:11 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:54:29 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:54:51 AM  

Senator Hansen made concluding remarks regarding the bill.

10:55:01 AM  

Committee members commented on the bill.



10:56:52 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-159, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Scott Excused
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:56:59 AM   The committee adjourned.