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84416C398481DCFD8725868D0071235A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1034

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 3, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1034 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:35:51 PM  
Representative A.
Valdez made opening remarks.


Representative
Woog, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1034 to the committee.
 The bill invalidates state and local policies that limit the use
of natural gas or propane powered appliances in homes and businesses, except
as required for safety purposes.
01:43:26 PM  
Representative Woog responded to questions from the committee.
01:58:25 PM  
Ashley Stolzman,
Mayor of the city of Louisville, testified remotely against the bill.  Mayor
Stolzman responded to questions from the committee.
02:03:48 PM  
Jamie Harkins,  Mayor
of the City of Lafayette, testified remotely against the bill.
02:06:27 PM  
PT Wood, Mayor of
the city of Salida, testified remotely against the bill.   Mayor Wood
responded to questions from the committee.
02:16:35 PM  
Christiaan van Woudenberg,
Trustee of the Town of Erie, testified remotely against the bill.
02:21:48 PM  
Ross Cunniff, Council
Member of the city of Fort Collins, testified remotely against the bill.
02:24:45 PM  
Lauren Simpson, Council
Member of the city of Arvada, testified remotely against the bill.
02:27:53 PM  
Tim Howard, Trustee
of the town of Superior, testified remotely against the bill.
02:31:01 PM  
Dr. Jan Douglas, representing the Colorado Sierra Club, testified remotely against the bill.
02:34:04 PM  
Andrew Forkes-Gudmundson, representing the League of Colorado Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans, testified remotely against the bill.
02:36:38 PM  
Dr. Cory Carroll, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified remotely against the bill.
02:39:34 PM  
Ariana Gonzales, representing the National Resources Defense Council, testified remotely against the bill.
02:42:01 PM  
Jessica Galey, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified remotely against the bill.
02:45:02 PM  
Jacob Smith, representing
the Colorado Communities 4 Climate Action, testified against the bill.
02:46:15 PM  
Juan Marcano, Council
Member of the city of Aurora, testified remotely against the bill.  

02:49:12 PM  
Katherine Goff, representing
the city of Northglenn, testified remotely against the bill.
02:51:01 PM  
Klaus Holzapfel,
representing himself, testified remotely against the bill.  Mr. Holzapfel
responded to questions from the committee.
02:56:22 PM  
RJ Harrington, representing E2, testified remotely against the bill. Mr. Harrington responded to questions from the committee.
02:59:48 PM  
Michael Ruddock, representing Healthy Air and Water Colorado, testified remotely against the bill.
03:03:04 PM  
Jan Rose, representing CCLC, testified remotely against the bill.
03:05:28 PM  
Ron Bennett, representing 350 Colorado, testified remotely against the bill.
03:08:46 PM  
Meghan MacKillop,
representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified remotely against
the bill.
03:10:15 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing
the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support
of the bill.  Ms. Orf responded to questions from the committee.
03:15:18 PM  
Eric Reinard, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:18:38 PM  
Scott Prestidge,
representing the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, testified remotely in
support of the bill.
03:21:57 PM  
Emily Haggstrom,
representing the Consumer Energy Alliance, testified remotely in support
of the bill.
03:24:50 PM  
Lesley Short, representing
Lehrer Fire and Patio, testified remotely in support of the bill.
03:27:34 PM  
Mark Humphrey, representing himself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
03:29:53 PM  
Lynn Granger, Executive
Director of American Petroleum Institute Colorado, testified remotely in
support of the bill.
03:32:15 PM  
Candace Whitehouse, representing herself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
03:42:36 PM  
Marshal Younglund,
representing himself, testified remotely in support of the bill.  
Brett Moore, representing the Colorado Alliance of Mineral and Royalty
Owners, testified in support of the bill.




Devin Shaff, Council Member of the City and County of Broomfield, testified
remotely against the bill.


The committee
took a brief recess.
03:43:19 PM  
The committee came
back to order.  Representative Woog made final comments on the bill.


Committee members
made final comments on the bill.


04:19:54 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1034 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Woog
Seconded Will
Froelich No
Gray No
Jackson Excused
Pico Yes
Sirota No
Soper Yes
Titone No
Van Beber Yes
Weissman No
Will Yes
Woog Yes
Hooton No
Valdez A. No
YES: 5   NO: 7   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:20:26 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 21-1034 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 Hooton
Seconded Sirota
Froelich Yes
Gray Yes
Jackson Excused
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will No
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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