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BB665A90B8A37B10872583EC007053CE Hearing Summary


Date Apr 30, 2019      
Location LSB A

SB19-236 - Amended, referred to House Finance

02:26:56 PM  

The committee recessed.

02:33:55 PM  

The committee came back to order.

02:34:05 PM  

Representative Hansen and Speaker Becker, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-236. The bill continues the Public Utilities Commission in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2019.  A copy of the "2018 Sunset Review:  Public Utilities Commission" report was distributed to the committee members (Attachment A).

02:38:16 PM  

Stan Dempsey, Colorado Mining Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:40:31 PM  

Matt Larson, Xcel Energy, testified on the bill.

02:42:10 PM  

Bill Levis, AARP, testified on the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).

02:45:11 PM  

Sandra Murray, Communication Workers of America, testified on the bill.

02:48:11 PM  

Shayne Madsen, Independence Institute, testified in support of the bill.

02:48:54 PM  

Amelia Myers, Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:52:29 PM  

Will Toor, Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.

02:55:33 PM  

Anna McDevitt, Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.

02:57:06 PM  

Representative Sirota explained amendment L.022 (Attachment C). Speaker Becker commented on amendment L.022.

03:00:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.022 (Attachment C).
Moved Sirota
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton No
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:00:45 PM  

Committee members commented on the bill.

03:02:09 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-236, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Melton
Seconded Sirota
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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