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703E66CE644564DC8725851B006B3470 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1143

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Feb 27, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1143 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


12:31:02 PM  
Representatives Gonzales-Gutierrez and
Jackson presented House Bill 20-1143 to the committee, along with amendment
L.005 (Attachment D).  The bill increases the maximum per day fine
for air and water quality violations, and creates an environmental justice
ombudsman and environmental justice advisory board to identify and advocate
for environmental mitigation projects.
12:48:29 PM  

Rayna Hetlage, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.

12:54:56 PM  

John Putnam, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, made comments on the bill and the department's programs.

12:58:42 PM  

Jeff Stupak, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill's fiscal impact.

01:04:49 PM  
Ms. Hetlage responded to questions from the committee regarding environmental justice.
01:07:33 PM  
Mr. Putnam responded to questions from the committee regarding program implementation.
01:10:40 PM  

Representative Jackson explained amendment L.005 (Attachment D).



01:13:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment D)
Moved Bird
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Champion
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Rich Excused
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:14:57 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1143, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion No
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp No
Rich Excused
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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