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0746F01CF7EC0E2F872583AC00786548 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1159

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Feb 25, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



HB19-1159 - Referred to House Finance


03:06:21 PM  
Representatives Gray and Jaquez Lewis,
co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1159 to the committee.  This
bill modifies the income tax credit for electric and plug-in hybrid electric
passenger vehicles and trucks by increasing the amount of tax credit available
in 2021 and extending the credit for tax years 2022 through 2025.  

03:12:38 PM  
Representatives Gray and Jaquez Lewis responded
to questions from the committee.
03:14:19 PM  
Grier Baily, representing the Colorado
Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, testified on the bill.
03:18:45 PM  
Christian Willis, representing the Colorado
Energy Office, testified in favor of the bill.
03:21:57 PM  
Megan Rast, representing the Colorado Sierra
Club, testified in favor of the bill.
03:24:56 PM  
Mr. Willis responded to questions from the committee.
03:25:40 PM  
Len Whitten, representing himself, testified in favor of the bill.
03:29:23 PM  
Scott Spendlove, representing GlobalAutomakers,
testified in favor of the bill, and gave a handout to the committee (Attachment
D).
03:32:20 PM  
Jonathan Koehn, representing the City of
Boulder, testified in favor of the bill.
03:35:22 PM  
Jan Rose, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill.
03:38:56 PM  
Ms. Rose, Mr. Koehn, and Mr. Spendlove responded to questions from the committee.
03:47:07 PM  
Andrew Rex, representing himself, testified in favor of the bill.
03:51:12 PM  
Matt Frommer, representing the SouthWest
Energy Effeciency Project, testified in favor of the bill.
03:54:28 PM  
Nigel Zeid, representing himself, testified
in favor of the bill.
03:58:17 PM  
Sophia Mayott-Guerrero, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in favor of the bill.
04:01:02 PM  
Mr. Fromer and Mr. Zeid responded to questions from the committee.
04:04:06 PM  
Theron Makley, representing himself, testified
in favor of the bill.
04:07:20 PM  
Jep Seman, representing the Alliance of
Automobile Manufacturers, testified in favor of the bill.
04:10:48 PM  
Andrew Thompson, representing himself, testified in favor in the bill.
04:13:10 PM  
Mr. Makley, and Mr. Seman responded to questions from the committee.


04:30:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1159 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf No
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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