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S_TRA_2020A 03/05/2020 10:17:26 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 03/05/2020
Attendance
Foote X
Hisey *
Scott *
Donovan X
Winter X
Time 10:17:26 AM to 10:37:32 AM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Winter
This Report was prepared by April Bernard
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1167 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1030 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1155 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

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

HB20-1167 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


10:17:45 AM  
Senator Moreno, prime sponsor, introduced
House Bill 20-1167, concerning the relocation of the definition of "alternative
fuel" in the Colorado Revised Statutes.  The bill proposes relocating
the definition from the air quality control section to the Department of
Personnel motor vehicle fleet system.  There are no longer any references
to the term in the air quality control section.  The bill also makes
conforming amendments and corrects cross references in the statutes.

10:18:36 AM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.


10:19:47 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1167 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote Yes
Hisey Excused
Scott Yes
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1030 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


10:21:01 AM  
Senator Scott, co-prime sponsor with Senator
Hisey, introduced House Bill 20-1030, concerning the creation of a single
annual fleet overweight permit for a commercial motor vehicle fleet that
includes both vehicles that have a quad axle grouping and vehicle combinations
with a trailer that has two or three axles.
10:21:12 AM  
Jay Hicks, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.
10:21:31 AM  
Senator Scott made closing remarks.


10:23:13 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1030 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote Yes
Hisey Excused
Scott Yes
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1155 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

10:23:28 AM  
Senator Hansen, prime sponsor, introduced
House Bill 20-1155, concerning requirements that builders of new residences
offer buyers options to accomodate higher efficiency devices.  The
bill requires home builders to offer a solar panel or solar thermal system;
prewiring or preplumb
ing to accomodate solar systems;
or a chase or wire for prewiring or preplumbing.  New Home builders
are also required to offer an electric vehicle charging system; upgraded
wiring to accomodate a future electric vehicle charging system; or a 210
to 240-volt alternating current plug near motor vehicle parking.  The
bill also requires new home builders to offer electric heating.  These
requirements apply to single family homes and condominiums.
10:26:38 AM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions
from the committee.
10:26:51 AM  
Ramesh Bhatt, representing the Sierra Club,
testified in support of the bill.
10:27:39 AM  
Justin Wilson, representing ChargePoint,
testified in support of the bill.
10:31:15 AM  
Senator Hansen distributed and explained
Amendments L.006, L.007, and L.008 (Attachments A, B, and C).



10:33:07 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment A).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey Excused
Scott
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:33:22 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment B).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey Excused
Scott
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:33:40 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment C).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey Excused
Scott
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:33:56 AM  
The committee made closing remarks.
10:36:53 AM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.


10:37:23 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1155, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Scott No
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:37:32 AM   The committee adjourned.