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606796F6D6294CAE872588240070BE75 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1348

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Apr 14, 2022      
Location Old State Library



HB22-1348 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

02:31:29 PM  
Co-Sponsors of House
Bill 22-1348, Representatives Caraveo and Froelich, introduced and gave
a brief overview of the bill.
The
bill requires that oil and gas operators, and the manufacturers and distributers
of chemicals used in underground oil and gas operations, disclose specified
information to the Department of Natural Resources
.
02:32:37 PM  
The sponsors answered questions from the committee.
02:37:50 PM  
Mr. Dusty Horwitt,
representing Physicians for Social Responsibility, testified in support
of the bill.
02:54:17 PM  
Dr. John Spear, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:56:27 PM  
Mayor Guyleen Castriotta, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill. Professor Ramesh Bhatt, representing Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:08 PM  
The panel answered questions from the committee.
03:03:16 PM  
Mrs. Emily Baer,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Sonya Lunder,
representing Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill. Marta Loachamin,
representing Boulder County, testified in support of the bill.

03:29:09 PM  
The panel answered questions from the committee.
03:29:24 PM  
Justin Prendergast, representing American Petroleum Institute Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
03:30:20 PM  
Mr. Dan Haley, representing Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA), testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Lindsay Stovall, representing American Chemistry Council, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Jim Cole, representing COGA, was available to answer questions.
03:38:53 PM  
The panel answered questions from the committee.
03:40:40 PM  
Mr. Brian Hlavacek,
representing Tri-County Health Department and the Colorado Association
of Local Public Health Officials, testified in support of the bill. Mr.
JuanRoberto Madrid, representing Colorado Public Health Association, testified
in support of the bill. Mr. Josh Kuhn, representing Conservation Colorado,
testified in support of the bill. Ean Tafoya, representing GreenLatinos,
testified in support of the bill.

04:08:28 PM  
Ms. Madhvi Chittoor,
representing Madhvi4EcoEthics, testified in support of the bill. Maya Aronoff,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Alexis Schwartz,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Elizabeth Smith,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:20:38 PM  
Angie Gridley, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill. Andrew Klooster, representing
Earthworks, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Heidi Juhl, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill. Katherine Merlin, representing
WildEarth Guardians, testified in support of the bill. Lauri Costello,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:31:39 PM  
Patricia Nelson,
representing Weld Air & Water, testified in a neutral position on the
bill. Alice Horgan, representing Department of Natural Resources, was available
to answer committee questions. Ms. Jan Rose, representing Colorado Coalition
for a Livable Climate (CCLC), testified in support of the bill. Greg Deranleau,
representing Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, was available
to answer committee questions.
04:36:38 PM  
The panel answered
questions from the committee. Additional written testimony is included
as Attachments A.1-A.8.
04:44:00 PM  
Representative Froelich
introduced and gave an overview of  amendments L.001 (Attachment B)
and L.002 (Attachment C).


04:44:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Froelich
Seconded Hooton
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Weissman
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:45:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Froelich
Seconded Sirota
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Weissman
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:45:46 PM  
Representatives Caraveo
and Froelich gave closing comments on the bill.
04:50:42 PM  
The committee gave closing comments on the bill.


04:56:36 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1348, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Froelich
Seconded Sirota
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Hanks No
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Weissman Yes
Will No
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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