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7A4894C2C326833C872586A700814156 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1162

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Mar 29, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



HB21-1162 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

05:31:52 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
05:34:46 PM  
The committee came back to order.
05:42:26 PM  
Representatives A.
Valdez and Cutter introduced House Bill 21-1162.  The bill phases
out the provision of single-use plastic carryout bags and expanded polystyrene
products to customers by stores and retail food establishments beginning
September 1, 2021. It also repeals the state preemption that prohibits
local governments from regulating the use or sale of specific plastic materials
or products, and authorizes local governments to enforce violations and
impose civil penalties.  Written testimony on the bill is included
as Attachment P.  
05:51:16 PM  
Sponsors distributed
amendments L.008 and L.015 (Attachments Q and R).
06:18:31 PM  
Danielle Bock, representing
Colorado School Nutrition Association, testified in a neutral position
on the bill.
06:18:34 PM  
Madhvi Chittoor,
representing Madhvi4EcoEthics, testified in support of the bill.
06:30:19 PM  
Zachary Taylor, representing American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:35:39 PM  
Omar Terrie, representing American Chemistry Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:35:42 PM  
Tony Gagliardi, representing
NFIB, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:49:04 PM  
Chris Howes, representing
Colorado Retail Council, testified to amend the bill.
06:55:33 PM  
Meghan MacKillop,
representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
06:55:42 PM  
Steve Douglas, representing himself, testified to amend the bill.
07:02:00 PM  
Blakesley Egan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:07:15 PM  
Hannah Collazo, representing
Environment Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
07:10:23 PM  
Mayor Torre, representing the City of Aspen, testified in support of the bill.
07:16:24 PM  
Nancy Carlisle, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:20:45 PM  
Tegan Gough, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
07:20:56 PM  
Randy Moorman, representing Eco-Cycle, testified in support of the bill.
07:23:23 PM  
Melissa Jung, representing Inland Ocean Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
07:26:24 PM  
Mayor DeLanie Young, representing the Town of Telluride, testified in support of the bill.
07:38:35 PM  
Caleb Forrester, representing Global Citizens Geography Club, testified in support of the bill.
07:41:17 PM  
Sadie Gabriel, representing Global Citizens Geography Club, testified in support of the bill.
07:42:26 PM  
Grady Gabriel, representing Global Citizens Geography Club, testified in support of the bill.
07:48:27 PM  
Mayor John Clark, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
07:51:26 PM  
Jonathan Greenspan, representing Waste Energy Citizen Action Network, testified in support of the bill.
07:52:16 PM  
Tess Weltzin, representing Global Citizens Geography Club, testified in support of the bill.
08:01:58 PM  
Brandy Moe, representing Recycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:02:47 PM  
Jacob Smith, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
08:05:39 PM  
Eric Timlin, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
08:08:43 PM  
Jessica Isaacs, representing 350 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:13:16 PM  
Allison Conwell, representing Colorado Public Interest Research Group, testified in support of the bill.
08:16:51 PM  
Dr. Jan Douglas, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
08:19:49 PM  
Juan Perez Gonzalez, representing Environment Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:24:06 PM  
Dr. Michael Neil, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
08:30:26 PM  
Robert Bogatin, representing Good Business Colorado & Resilient Restaurants, testified in support of the bill.
08:44:27 PM  
Representative Cutter explained L.008.


08:44:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Snyder
Seconded Sandridge
Benavidez
Bradfield
Daugherty
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:44:54 PM  
Representative Valdez described amendment L.015.


08:47:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015
Moved Snyder
Seconded Gray
Benavidez No
Bradfield Yes
Daugherty No
Gonzales-Gutierrez No
Gray Yes
Kipp No
Luck Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
08:47:38 PM  
Representatives Valdez and Cutter wrapped up their presentation to the committee.


08:57:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1162, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Gray
Benavidez Yes
Bradfield No
Daugherty Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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