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83059F83C5BD0C5F872583E70079D527 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-096

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 25, 2019      
Location LSB A



SB19-096 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


04:10:46 PM  

The committee recessed.

04:34:15 PM  

The committee came back to order.

04:34:25 PM  

Representative Hansen, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-096 and amendment L.006 (Attachment C). The bill requires the Air Quality Control Commission to promulgate rules requiring greenhouse gas-emitting entities to monitor and publicly report their emissions.  The Air Quality Control Division is required to update the statewide inventory of greenhouse gas emissions by sector, no less than every two years and forecast Colorado's greenhouse gas emissions for 2025. The committee discussed amendment L.006.

04:41:17 PM  

Jacob Smith, Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.

04:43:26 PM  

Richard Orf, Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:45:24 PM  

Chris Votoupal, Vessels Carbon Solutions, testified in support of the bill.

04:45:57 PM  

Mr. Orf answered questions from the committee.

04:47:57 PM  

Mr. Smith answered questions from the committee.

04:48:32 PM  

George Twigg, Boulder County, testified in support of the bill.

04:50:36 PM  

Pam Kiely, Environmental Defense Fund, testified in support of the bill.

04:52:17 PM  

Representative Hansen further discussed amendment L.006. Committee members made comments.



04:53:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment C).
Moved Duran
Seconded Melton
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Excused
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:53:42 PM  

Representative Hansen made concluding remarks about the bill.



04:54:56 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-096, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Excused
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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