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2C30EB36CC3F4A0E872586CC006CA1D4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1284

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date May 5, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1284 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:46:35 PM  
Representative Valdez,
co-prime sponsor, introduced HB21-1284, concerning modifications to the
limitation on the aggregate amount of fees that may be assessed by governmental
bodies for the installation of active solar energy systems and extend the
repeal date of the limitation.  The bill limits the fees to $500 for
a residential permit and $1,000 for a commercial permit and restricts a
governmental body from increasing fees and charges by more than five percent
annually until the $500 limitation is achieved.
01:54:08 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
01:59:55 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwestern Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Andrew Lyle, representing Sandbox Solar, testified in support of the bill.
02:04:43 PM  
Mr. Lyle responded to questions from committee members.
02:05:10 PM  
Christopher Campbell,
representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  Mike Kruger,
representing Colorado Solar and Storage Association, testified in support
of the bill.
02:15:30 PM  
Mr. Kruger responded to questions from committee members.
02:15:51 PM  
Christopher Votoupal, representing the Coalition for Community Solar Access, testified in support of the bill. Ken Danti, representing Renewable Energy Owners Coalition of America, testified in support of the bill. Thomas Riggle, representing the Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
02:26:56 PM  
Tyler Surat, representing Steel City Solar, LLC, testified in support of the bill. William Clay, representing Solar Power Pros, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Professor KK DuVivier, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:36:56 PM  
Mayane Barudin, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.  Public comments about
the bill are included in Attachment A.
02:41:27 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
02:42:34 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


02:45:03 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1284 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Valdez D.
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Pico Excused
Rich Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan No
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Gray Excused
Hooton Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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