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8B4593D5F444429C872586DC0005A10B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-108

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date May 20, 2021      
Location LSB A



SB21-108 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


07:01:31 PM  
The committee took
a brief recess.
07:01:32 PM  
The committee came
back to order.  Representatives Cutter and Bernett, co-prime bill
sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-108 to the committee.  The bill
directs the Public Utilities Commission to expand its rules related to
gas pipeline safety and increases the maximum penalty for violations of
pipeline safety rules.


 Representatives
Cutter and Bernett responded to questions from the committee.
07:32:05 PM  
Joe Knolmayer, representing
self, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Knolmayer responded to
questions from the committee.  Eric Allen, representing self, testified
in support of the bill.
07:40:33 PM  
Gary Arnold, representing Pipefitters Local 208, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Arnold responded to questions from the committee. Dr. Jan Douglas, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
07:45:26 PM  
Andrew Forkes-Gudmundson,
representing League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans, testified in support
of the bill.  Jeffrey Moore, representing City of Aurora, testified
in support of the bill.  Mr. Moore responded to questions from the
committee.  SaraRose Tannenbaum, representing Conservation Colorado,
testified in support of the bill.
07:58:48 PM  
Representative Bernett
discussed and distributed amendment L.007 (Attachment D).



07:59:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment D).
Moved Bernett
Seconded Froelich
Bernett
Froelich
Jackson
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Van Beber
Weissman
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:59:52 PM  
The bill sponsors made concluding comments on the bill.


08:04:09 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-108, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bernett
Seconded Froelich
Bernett Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Excused
Pico Yes
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will No
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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