Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

168D489197B2F81587258526006B89C4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-167

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 9, 2020      
Location HCR 0107



SB20-167 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:34:39 PM  
The committee came to order.
01:35:21 PM  
Speaker Becker, prime bill sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 20-167 to the committee.  The bill allows a motor vehicle
manufacturer that only manufactures electric vehicles to sell directly
to customers.
01:38:18 PM  
Jim Chen, representing Rivian Automotive,
testified in support of the bill.  Katie Belgard, representing Conservation
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Thad Kurowski, representing
Tesla, testified in support of the bill.
01:43:28 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
01:49:51 PM  
Tim Jackson, representing the Colorado
Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), testified on the bill.  Michael
Dommermuth, representing CADA, testified on the bill.  Mike Feeley,
representing CADA, testified on the bill.
01:59:12 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
02:24:01 PM  
Jan Rose, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  Evan Tooley, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.  Sara Jo Light, representing the Sierra Club,
testified in support of the bill.
02:33:52 PM  
Emmanuel Ergas, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.  Kyra Storojev, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  Jacob Smith, representing Colorado Communities
4 Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
02:41:02 PM  
Samantha Lichtin, representing the Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.
02:45:11 PM  
Ms. Lichtin responded to questions from
the committee.  Chris Rouze, representing the Colorado Department
of Revenue, came to the table and responded to questions from the committee.
02:52:52 PM  
Steve Douglas, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.  LaSheita Sayer, representing Women Who Charge,
testified in support of the bill.  RJ Harrinton, representing Sustainable
Action Consulting, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:53 PM  
Speaker Becker discussed and distributed
Amendment L.011 (Attachment A).


03:02:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment A).
Moved Weissman
Seconded Hooton
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:05:37 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-167, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Sirota
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






COVID-19 Resources
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.