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B4FE0AA8E98BA73887258988007605A2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB23-198

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Apr 5, 2023      
Location SCR 352



SB23-198 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

03:29:09 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
03:38:58 PM  
The committee came back to order
03:42:13 PM  
Senators Winter and
Cutter, co-prime sponsors, introduced and explained SB 23-198 Clean Energy
Plans. The bill expands the applicability of Clean Energy Plans and requires
the Department of Public Health and Environment to verify greenhouse gas
emissions reductions.
03:49:59 PM  
Senator Winter answered questions from the committee.
03:53:51 PM  
Matthew Gerhart, representing Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill. Cindy Copeland, representing Boulder County, testified in support of the bill. Miah Ntepp, representing National Association Advancement Of Colored People (NAACP) Denver, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:39 PM  
Katie Burford, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Angelique Espinoza, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:04:17 PM  
Mayor John Clark, representing Town of Ridgway , testified in support of the bill. Rachel Ellis, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Kristi Douglas, representing North Range Concerned Citizens, testified in support of the bill.
04:11:43 PM  
Travas Deal, representing Colorado Springs Utilities, testified in opposition to the bill. Troy Whitmore, representing United Power, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Daniel Hodges, representing Colorado Association of Municipal Utilities, testified in opposition to the bill. Joshua Korth, representing Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, was available to answer committee questions. The prior panel answered questions from the committee.
04:25:12 PM  
Kevin Cross, representing Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate, testified in support of the bill. Marcia Martin, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Rissa Banuelos, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
04:51:53 PM  
Lindsay Facknitz,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Amy Rosier, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.

04:54:18 PM  
Filip Carnogursky, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Jessica Hannebert, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Nico Brubaker, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
05:06:41 PM  
Shaina Oliver, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Jensen Miller, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
05:12:56 PM  
Ruth Hund, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Alana Miller, representing Natural Resources Defense Council, testified in support of the bill.
05:17:44 PM  
Bob Cope, representing City of Colorado Springs , testified to amend the bill. Rikki Held, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Steve Douglas, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
05:27:13 PM  
Marie Venner, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
05:27:14 PM  
Written testimony
is included as Attachments B.1-B.4.

05:27:15 PM  
Senators Winter and
Cutter introduced and explained amendments L.001 (Attachment C), L.002
(Attachment D), L.003 (Attachment E), L.004 (Attachment F), and L.005 (Attachment
G).


05:34:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Priola
Seconded
Cutter
Exum
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Winter F.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:35:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Priola
Seconded
Cutter
Exum
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Winter F.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:36:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Priola
Seconded
Cutter
Exum
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Winter F.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:37:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Priola
Seconded
Cutter
Exum
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Winter F.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:39:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Priola
Seconded
Cutter
Exum
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Winter F.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:40:16 PM  
The sponsors gave
closing comments on the bill


05:44:41 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-198, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Priola Yes
Winter F. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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