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E185B7FB635FC26F87258695007BA01C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1162

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 11, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1162 - Amended, referred to House Finance


03:30:22 PM  
The committee came
back to order. Representatives A. Valdez and Cutter, co-prime bill sponsors
presented House Bill 21-1162 to the committee.  The bill phases out
single-use plastic carryout bags and expanded polystyrene food containers.




The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
04:33:41 PM  
Zachary Taylor, representing
American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance, testified remotely in opposition
to the bill.  Mr. Taylor responded to questions from the committee.
04:39:58 PM  
Jan Rose, representing
herself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
04:42:36 PM  
 Hannah Collazo,
representing Environment Colorado, testified remotely in support of the
bill.
 Ms. Collazo responded
to questions from the committee.
04:48:16 PM  
Meghan MacKillop, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. Ms. MacKillop responded to questions from the committee.
04:52:26 PM  
Mayor Jamie Harkins,
representing the City of Lafayette, testified remotely in support of the
bill.  Mayor Harkins responded to questions from the committee.
04:58:07 PM  
City Council member
Skippy Mesirow, representing the City of Aspen, testified remotely in support
of the bill.
04:59:53 PM  
Megan Ossola, representing
herself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
05:03:13 PM  
Brandy Moe, representing
Recycle Colorado , testified remotely in support of the bill.
05:05:44 PM  
Madhvi Chittoor,
representing Madhvi4EcoEthics, testified remotely in support of the bill.
 Ms. Chittoor responded to questions from the committee.
05:09:30 PM  
Randy Moorman, representing
Eco-Cycle, testified remotely in support of the bill.  Mr. Moorman
responded to questions from the committee.
05:14:30 PM  
Jonathan Greenspan,
representing W.E.C.A.N. (Waste Energy Citizen Action Network), testified
remotely in support of the bill.
05:17:11 PM  
Omar Terrie, representing
American Chemistry Council, testified remotely in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Terrie responded to questions from the committee.
05:24:42 PM  
Tegan Gough, representing
himself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
05:30:53 PM  
Dr. Jan Douglas,
representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified remotely in support of the
bill.
05:30:56 PM  
Alexa Rosenstein,
representing Scraps, testified remotely in support of the bill.
05:33:46 PM  
Danielle Bock, representing
Colorado School Nutrition Association, testified to amend the bill.  Ms.
Bock responded to questions from the committee.
05:45:30 PM  
Ellen Buckley, representing
herself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
05:48:45 PM  
Robert Bogatin, representing
Good Business Colorado / Resilient Restaurants, testified remotely in support
of the bill.  Mr. Bogatin responded to questions from the committee.
05:53:55 PM  
Mayor DeLanie Young,
representing the City of Telluride, testified remotely in support of the
bill.
05:57:09 PM  
Lilianna Setzke,
representing herself, testified remotely in support of the bill.
06:00:07 PM  
Roland Halpern, representing
Colorado Voters for Animals, testified remotely in support of the bill.
06:02:38 PM  
Ean Tafoya, representing
GreenLatinos, testified remotely in support of the bill.  Mr. Tafoya
responded to questions from the committee.
06:07:32 PM  
Nick Hoover, representing
Colorado Restaurant Association, testified remotely in opposition to the
bill.  Mr. Hoover responded to questions from the committee.
06:12:04 PM  
Emily Roberts, representing
Colorado BioScience Association, testified remotely to amend the bill.
06:16:38 PM  
Renata Huang, representing
Jefferson County Green Schools, testified remotely in support of the bill.
06:19:25 PM  
Christopher Howes,
representing Colorado Retail Council, testified to amend the bill.  Mr.
Howes responded to questions from the committee.
06:26:05 PM  
George Marlin, representing
Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified remotely in support
of the bill.
06:28:52 PM  
Duncan Gilchrist,
representing 350 Colorado, testified remotely in support of the bill.
06:28:53 PM  
Written testimony submitted for this bill
can be found as Attachment C.  
06:28:54 PM  
The bill sponsors discussed and distributed
L.001 (Attachment D).


06:33:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Soper
Bernett
Froelich
McCormick
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Van Beber
Weissman
Will
Woog
Valdez A.
Hooton
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:34:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E).
Moved Pico
Seconded Will
Bernett No
Froelich No
McCormick No
Pico Yes
Sirota No
Soper Yes
Titone No
Van Beber Yes
Weissman No
Will Yes
Woog Yes
Valdez A. No
Hooton No
YES: 5   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
06:34:54 PM  
Bill sponsors made concluding comments. Committee members made concluding comments.


07:08:35 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1162, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Sirota
Bernett Yes
Froelich Yes
McCormick Yes
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will No
Woog No
Valdez A. Yes
Hooton Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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