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0FAE9907460823578725898100584512 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1216

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 29, 2023      
Location LSB A



HB23-1216 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:04:15 AM  

Sponsor of the bill, Representative Story, gave an overview of House Bill 23-1216 Natural Gas Pipeline Safety. The bill directs the Public Utilities Commission to adopt rules regarding the positioning, inspection, and maintenance liability for natural gas pipelines.

10:07:05 AM  
The sponsor answered questions from the committee.
10:20:04 AM  

Brian Lopez, representing Xcel Energy, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Tom Warnes, representing Black Hills Energy, testified to amend the bill. Eric Allen, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

10:26:43 AM  

The committee asked the panel of witnesses questions.

 

10:39:23 AM  

The sponsor introduced and gave an overview of amendment L.001 (Attachment A)

10:42:09 AM  
The committee asked
the sponsor questions about the amendment.


The sponsor gave
comments on the stakeholder process of the bill.


10:45:36 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Willford
Seconded Dickson
DeGraaf
Dickson
Evans
Froelich
Valdez
Velasco
Vigil
Weissman
Winter T.
Willford
Kipp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:45:41 AM  
The sponsor gave closing comments on the bill.
10:46:04 AM  
The committee gave closing comments to the bill.


10:49:33 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1216, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Willford
Seconded Froelich
DeGraaf No
Dickson Yes
Evans No
Froelich Yes
Valdez Yes
Velasco Yes
Vigil Yes
Weissman Yes
Winter T. No
Willford Yes
Kipp Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details