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480AFB95B7A38E6A872583E000726C63 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1325

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 18, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1325 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:49:51 PM  

Representative Hansen and Representative McKean, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1325. Under current law, motor vehicle manufacturers may not own, operate, or control a motor vehicle dealer or used motor vehicle dealer. The bill allows a manufacturer that only manufactures electric vehicles to own, operate, or control a motor vehicle dealer. An electric motor vehicle is defined as a motor vehicle that operates entirely on electric power; does not include a fuel combustion engine; and has a least four wheels in contact with the ground during normal operations. Representative Hansen and Representative McKean answered questions from the committee.

03:14:56 PM  

Sam Gilchrist, Natural Resources Defense Council, testified in support of the bill.

03:19:30 PM  

Matt Frommer, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in support of the bill.

03:22:37 PM  

Jim Chen, Rivian, testified in support of the bill.

03:26:59 PM  

Maria Eisemann, Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.

03:29:02 PM  

Mr. Chen answered questions from the committee.

03:30:12 PM  

Tim Jackson, Colorado Automobile Dealers Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:32:19 PM  

John Medved, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:39:25 PM  

Greg Fulton, Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:43:47 PM  

Scott McCandeless, McCandeless International, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:46:09 PM  

Mr. Jackson provided additional testimony in opposition to the bill.

03:51:55 PM  

Mr. Medved, Mr. Jackson, and Mr. Fulton answered questions from the committee.

04:03:04 PM  

Jep Seman, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, testified in opposition to the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

04:10:37 PM  

Matthew Groves, Colorado Automobile Dealers Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:11:26 PM  

Mr. Groves answered questions from the committee.

04:13:03 PM  

Steve Douglas, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:17:35 PM  

Representative Hansen and Representative McKean explained amendment L.001 (Attachment E).



04:18:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E).
Moved Melton
Seconded Sirota
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:19:00 PM  

Representative Humphrey explained amendment L.002 (Attachment F). Representative Hansen commented on amendment L.002. The committee discussed amendment L.002. The committee recessed.

04:31:59 PM  

The committee came back to order.

04:32:04 PM  

The committee further discussed amendment L.002.



04:33:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F).
Moved Humphrey
Seconded Williams D.
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 4   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:33:03 PM  
Representative Hansen and Representative McKean made concluding remarks about House Bill 19-1325. Committee members commented on the bill.


04:40:11 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1325, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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