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4A65BC1DDF2F4AD68725839E0070DDF8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1037

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Feb 11, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



HB19-1037 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:32:53 PM  
Representative Hansen and Representative
Esgar, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1037 to the committee
(Attachment A).  House Bill 19-1037 allows a utility to apply to the
Public Utilities Commission for a financing order authorizing it to issue
securitized utility ratepayer-backed bonds when closing an electric generating
facility.  
01:52:54 PM  
Representative Hansen responded to questions from the committee.
01:58:52 PM  
Jason Gelender, Office of Legal Services,
Representative Esgar, and Representative Hansen responded to questions
from the committee.
02:32:59 PM  
Bonnie Petersen, representing the Associated
Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC), testified against the bill (Attachment
B).
02:38:25 PM  
Leslie Glustrom, representing the Colorado
Coalition for a Liveable Climate, testified against the bill and distributed
a packet to the committee (Attachment C).
02:45:14 PM  
Dave Monger, Routt County Commissioner,
testified against the bill (Attachment D).
02:48:40 PM  
Ray Beck, representing Moffat County, testified
against the bill (Attachment E).
02:52:02 PM  
Steve Pomerance, representing himself,
testified against the bill (Attachment F).
02:55:43 PM  
Mr. Beck, Mr. Monger, and Mr. Pomerance
responded to questions from the committee.
03:10:53 PM  
Debra Irvine, representing herself, testified against the bill.
03:14:50 PM  
Marie Venner, representing the Business
Interfaith Community, testified against the bill (Attachments G and H).
03:18:46 PM  
Stan Dempsy, President of the Colorado Mining Association, testified against the bill.
03:21:52 PM  
Weston Wilson, representing Be the Change, testified against the bill.
03:24:58 PM  
Phillip Doe, Environmental Director of Be the Change, testified against the bill.
03:29:19 PM  
Gabriella Stockmayer, representing the
Colorado Independence Energy Association, testified in favor of the bill.
03:31:35 PM  
Ron Binz, representing himself, testified in favor of the bill.
03:35:27 PM  
Phil Hayes, representing the International
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union

No. 3, testified in favor of the bill.
03:37:35 PM  
Mr. Binz and Ms. Stockmayer responded to questions from the committee.
03:48:13 PM  
Emily Gedeon, representing the Colorado
Sierra Club, testified in favor of the bill.
03:51:56 PM  
Alice Jackson, representing Xcel Energy, testified on the bill.
03:55:31 PM  
Erica Sparhawk, representing the Colorado
Communities for Climate Action, testified in favor of the bill.
03:57:50 PM  
Amelia Myers, representing Conservation
Colorado, testified in favor of the bill.
03:59:37 PM  
Ms. Jackson responded to questions from the committee.


04:24:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment I)
Moved Weissman
Seconded Valdez A.
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. No
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:26:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment J)
Moved Weissman
Seconded Valdez A.
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. No
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:37:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1037, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Valdez A.
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. No
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS