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63E4FA0A4CACA2498725894300743093 Hearing Summary


Date Jan 26, 2023      
Location LSB A

HB23-1038 - Postponed Indefinitely

02:09:08 PM  
Sponsor of the bill,
Representative Bockenfeld, gave an overview of House Bill 23-1038 Stolen
Catalytic Converter Replacement Exemption. The bill lowers the emmissions
requirements for a replacement catalytic converter when an individual's
catlytic converter is stolen.
02:13:08 PM  
The committee asked
questions about the stakeholding process of reaching out to low-income
02:15:17 PM  
David Cardella, representing Colorado Independent Automobile Dealers Association (CIADA), testified in support of the bill. Emily Biniki, representing CIADA, testified in support of the bill. Steve McCannon, representing Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, was available to answer committee questions.
02:22:21 PM  
The committee asked
the panel questions about data on the timeline differential for catalytic
converters, the economic loss of not being able to use a car for a year,
the difference of a certified catalytic converter, and data points about
catalytic converters and different vehicles.
02:31:53 PM  
Merka Woldeyohannis,
representing CIADA, testified in support of the bill.

Written testimony
is included as Attachment B.
02:36:03 PM  
The sponsor gave
closing comments on the bill. The committee asked the sponsor why there
needs to be an end date on the bill. The committee asked Steve McCannon
with CDPHE questions about implementation, what it changes for people on
the ground, and emissions tests.
02:54:00 PM  
The sponsor continued to give closing comments on the bill.
02:57:47 PM  
The committee gave closing comments on the bill.

03:03:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1038 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter T.
Seconded DeGraaf
DeGraaf Yes
Dickson No
Evans Yes
Froelich No
Valdez No
Velasco No
Vigil No
Weissman No
Winter T. Yes
Willford No
Kipp No
YES: 3   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

03:04:53 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 23-1038 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Froelich
DeGraaf No
Dickson Yes
Evans No
Froelich Yes
Valdez Yes
Velasco Yes
Vigil Yes
Weissman Yes
Winter T. No
Willford Yes
Kipp Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details