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01072CC1E0B10393872586D1006C3A72 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-260

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date May 10, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB21-260 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


01:42:12 PM  
Sen. Winter and Majority
Leader Fenberg introduced Senate Bill 21-260.  The bill creates new
sources of dedicated funding for the state’s transportation system, creates
four new state enterprises, modifies an existing state enterprise, and
expands authority for transportation planning organizations.  The
bill sponsors answered several committee questions.  Presentation
slides may be found in Attachment A.
02:08:41 PM  
Committee discussion with the bill sponsors continued.
02:45:03 PM  
Committee discussion with the bill sponsors continued.
02:45:18 PM  
Mayor Michael Hancock, representing the City and County of Denver, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Trey Rogers, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Mike Kopp, representing Colorado Concern, testified in support of the bill.
03:32:14 PM  
Mayor Sam Weaver, representing City of Boulder, testified in support of the bill. Mayor Jackie Millet, representing the Metro Mayors Caucus and City of Lone Tree, testified in support of the bill.
03:40:46 PM  
Mr. Tony Milo, representing
the Colorado Contractors Association, testified in support of the bill.
Ms. Kelly Brough, representing the Denver Metro Chamber, testified in support
of the bill. Mr. Jake Swanton, representing Lyft, testified in a neutral
position on the bill.
03:42:23 PM  
Mr. Thad Kurowski, representing Tesla, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Chris Romer, representing Vail Valley Partnership, testified in support of the bill.
03:49:41 PM  
Mr. Ean Tafoya, representing GreenLatinos, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr Bob McGrath, representing Volt Mobility of Arvada, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Patrick McConnell, representing Americans for Prosperity Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Mrs. Nicole Morrison, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:04:37 PM  
Mr. Carl Maxey, representing
the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified to amend the bill.
 Mr. Chris Colclasure, representing the Northern Colorado Legislative
Alliance, testified to amend the bill.  Mr. Chris Colclasure, representing
the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified to amend the bill.
Commissioner Scott James, representing Weld County, testified to amend
the bill.  The witnesses answered several committee questions.
04:33:04 PM  
Ms. Lauren Masias,
representing Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the
bill. Ms. Elise Jones, representing the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project,
testified to amend the bill. Carbondale Board of Trustees Erica Sparhawk,
representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support
of the bill. Commissioner Steve O'Dorisio, representing the Adams County
Board of County Commissioners, testified in support of the bill.  The
witnessese responded to several committee questions.

04:56:02 PM  
Director Will Toor,
representing the Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.
 Director Shoshana Lew, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation,
testified in support of the bill.  Director Mark Ferrandino, representing
the Colorado Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.  
05:06:23 PM  
Director Shaun McGrath,
representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment,
testified in support of the bill.
05:09:46 PM  
Mrs. Marie Venner, representing Colorado Businesses for a Livable Climate and Colorado Small Businesses, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Christopher Morrison, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:39:56 PM  
Mr. Dirk Draper,
representing the Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC, testified to amend the
bill.  Mr. Johnny Olson, representing Move Colorado, testified to
amend the bill.  Ms. Melanie Layton, representing TechNet, testified
to amend the bill.  Mr. Matt Frommer, representing the Southwest Energy
Efficiency Project, testified to amend the bill.
05:45:54 PM  
Mr. Gary Arnold,
representing Pipefitters Local 208, testified in support of the bill. Mrs.
Shaida Libhart, representing the Colorado Chapter of the American Planning
Association (APA Colorado), testified in support of the bill. Mr. Danny
Katz, representing CoPIRG (Colorado Public Interest Research Group), testified
to amend the bill.  Mr. Scott Bressler, representing Colorado Chapter
of the American Planning Association (APA Colorado), testified in support
of the bill.
06:14:24 PM  
President Tim Jackson,
representing the Colorado Auto Dealers Association, testified in support
of the bill. Ms. Meghan MacKillop, representing the Colorado Municipal
League, testified in support of the bill. The witnesses answered several
committee questions.
06:25:39 PM  
Ms. Marilen Reimer, representing American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado, testified to amend the bill. Ms. Kara Swanson, representing ACEC Colorado and Move Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
06:39:18 PM  
Mrs. Leah Vukmir,
representing the National Taxpayers Union, testified in opposition to the
bill. Mr. Randall Collins, representing himself, testified in opposition
to the bill. Ms. Jenny Gaeng, representing herself, testified to amend
the bill.  Ms. Diane Schwenke, representing the Grand Junction Chamber
of Commerce, testified to amend the bill.
06:54:20 PM  
Mr. Deven Shaff,
representing the City and County of Broomfield and Counties and Commissioners
Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.  Commissioner Randy
Wheelock, representing the I-70 Coalition and Counties and Commissioners
Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
07:04:55 PM  
Ms. Ann Rajewski, representing CASTA, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Margaret Bowes, representing I-70 Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
07:13:04 PM  
Mr. Allen Cowgill,
representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Mark
Bromley, representing Rebel Conservative Republicans, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Mr. Penn Pfiffner, representing the TABOR Committee,
testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Pfiffner handed out an memo
to the committee (Attachment B).  Mr. Tony Gagliardi, representing
NFIB, testified in opposition to the bill.  The witnesses responded
to several committee questions.
07:16:29 PM  
Mr. Eric Hodek, representing Ramboll on behalf of Weld County, testified to amend the bill. Ms. Sarah Schenkein, representing herself, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in a neutral position on the bill.
07:35:06 PM  
Dr. Jan Douglas, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified to amend the bill. Ms. Jan Rose, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Mayor Jonathan Godes, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Jim Burness, representing National Car Charging LLC, testified in support of the bill.
07:52:45 PM  
Ms. Kelly McNicholas
Kury, representing Pitkin County, testified in support of the bill. Ms.
Suzanne Kutsch, representing Colorado Motor Carriers Association &
CAST Transportation, testified in support of the bill.
07:54:19 PM  
Mr. Jacob Smith, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
08:06:35 PM  
All written testimony received by the committee may be found in Attachment C.


08:12:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:12:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:13:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment F)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:14:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.022 (Attachment G)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:24:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment H)
Moved Scott
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:26:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment I)
Moved Scott
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:29:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment J)
Moved Scott
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:31:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment K)
Moved Scott
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:33:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment L)
Moved Scott
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:34:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment M)
Moved Scott
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:36:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment N)
Moved Scott
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:37:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016 (Attachment O)
Moved Scott
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:39:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.017 (Attachment P)
Moved Hisey
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:40:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.018 (Attachment Q)
Moved Hisey
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:41:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.019 (Attachment R)
Moved Hisey
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:49:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020 (Attachment S)
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:52:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.021 (Attachment T)
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:54:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment U)
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:55:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment V)
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee No
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter No
Bridges No
Pettersen No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


09:01:03 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-260, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Hisey No
Lee Yes
Lundeen No
Scott No
Winter Yes
Bridges Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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