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B50BA1591A40491787258816006BB544 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1166

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 31, 2022      
Location LSB A



HB22-1166 - Amended, referred to House Finance

01:37:00 PM  
Co-Sponsors, Representatives
Lynch and Weissman, gave a brief overview of House Bill 22-1166, including
a handout (Attachment A). The bill
creates
a timber industry workforce development program, expands the current state
sales and use tax exemption for beetle-kill wood products to all products
from wood harvested in the state, and creates an income tax credit for
equipment infrastructure used in the timber industry and wood product manufacturing.

01:38:09 PM  

Representatives Lynch and Weissman introduced and gave an overview of of the strike below amendment L.001 (Attachment B).

01:48:44 PM  
Representatives Lynch and Weissman answered questions from the committee.
01:58:05 PM  
Ms. Jan Rose, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:13:10 PM  
Ms. Rachael Hamby, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified to amend the bill.
02:18:29 PM  
Ms. Rose and Ms. Hamby answered questions from the committee.
02:19:19 PM  

Ms. Molly Pitts, representing Colorado Timber Industry Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:21:53 PM  

Ms. Kathleen Curry, representing Club20, testified in support of the bill.

02:24:57 PM  
Dr. Christopher Licata, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:30:26 PM  
Ms. Pitts, Ms. Curry,
and Dr. Licata answered questions from the committee.
02:33:03 PM  
Representatives Weissman and Lynch gave
closing comments on L.001.


02:40:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (attachment B)
Moved Weissman
Seconded Froelich
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks Excused
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Weissman
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:41:07 PM  
Representatives Lynch and Weissman gave closing comments on the bill.
02:47:04 PM  
The committee gave closing comments on the bill.


02:51:54 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1166, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Pico
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Hanks Excused
Pico Yes
Sirota Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Weissman Yes
Will Yes
Woog Yes
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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