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H_ENE_2020A 03/09/2020 01:34:21 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date 03/09/2020
Attendance
Froelich *
Geitner X
Kipp X
Landgraf X
Liston *
Saine X
Sirota *
Valdez A. *
Weissman X
Hooton X
Jackson X
Time 01:34:21 PM to 08:28:21 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Jackson
This Report was prepared by Andrea Denka
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-167 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1180 Amended, referred to House Finance
HB20-1119 Amended, referred to House Finance
HB20-1265 Amended, referred to House Finance

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

SB20-167 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:34:39 PM  
The committee came to order.
01:35:21 PM  
Speaker Becker, prime bill sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 20-167 to the committee.  The bill allows a motor vehicle
manufacturer that only manufactures electric vehicles to sell directly
to customers.
01:38:18 PM  
Jim Chen, representing Rivian Automotive,
testified in support of the bill.  Katie Belgard, representing Conservation
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Thad Kurowski, representing
Tesla, testified in support of the bill.
01:43:28 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
01:49:51 PM  
Tim Jackson, representing the Colorado
Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), testified on the bill.  Michael
Dommermuth, representing CADA, testified on the bill.  Mike Feeley,
representing CADA, testified on the bill.
01:59:12 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
02:24:01 PM  
Jan Rose, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  Evan Tooley, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.  Sara Jo Light, representing the Sierra Club,
testified in support of the bill.
02:33:52 PM  
Emmanuel Ergas, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.  Kyra Storojev, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  Jacob Smith, representing Colorado Communities
4 Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
02:41:02 PM  
Samantha Lichtin, representing the Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.
02:45:11 PM  
Ms. Lichtin responded to questions from
the committee.  Chris Rouze, representing the Colorado Department
of Revenue, came to the table and responded to questions from the committee.
02:52:52 PM  
Steve Douglas, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.  LaSheita Sayer, representing Women Who Charge,
testified in support of the bill.  RJ Harrinton, representing Sustainable
Action Consulting, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:53 PM  
Speaker Becker discussed and distributed
Amendment L.011 (Attachment A).


03:02:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment A).
Moved Weissman
Seconded Hooton
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:05:37 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-167, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Sirota
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf No
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1180 - Amended, referred to House Finance


03:07:33 PM  
Representatives Jaquez Lewis and Kipp,
co-prime bill sponsors, distributed and discussed Amendment L.001 (Attachment
B) for House Bill 20-1180, which was laid over for action only on March,
5 2020.


03:08:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Kipp
Seconded Weissman
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:08:32 PM  
Representatives Jaquez Lewis and Kipp made
concluding comments.


03:15:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1180, as amended, to the Committee on Rural Affairs & Agriculture.
Moved Geitner
Seconded Saine
Froelich No
Geitner Yes
Kipp No
Landgraf Yes
Liston Yes
Saine Yes
Sirota No
Valdez A. No
Weissman No
Hooton No
Jackson No
YES: 4   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
03:15:11 PM  
The committee made concluding comments.


03:17:02 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1180, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Hooton
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf No
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1119 - Amended, referred to House Finance

03:18:47 PM  
Representatives Exum and Landgraf, co-prime
bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1119 to the committee.  The
bill requires the Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission in the Colorado
Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to establish a certificate
of registration for any facility or fire department that possess perfluoroalkyl
and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

Representatives Exum and Landgraf discussed and distributed
Amendments L.001 (Attachment C), L.005 (Attachment D), L.009 (Attachment
E), and L.010 (Attachment F).

03:25:30 PM  
Representative Exum responded to questions from the committee.
03:28:44 PM  
John Putnam, representing CDPHE, testified
in support of the bill.  Rachel Marion, representing Denver International
Airport, testified in support of the bill.
03:33:55 PM  
Carrie Hackenberger, representing the American
Petroleum Institute, testified on the bill.  Sarah Mercer, representing
Metro Wastewater, testified on the bill.  Reene Lani, representing
the American Chemistry Council, testified on the bill.  

03:39:55 PM  
Scott Prestidge, representing the Colorado
Oil and Gas Association (COGA), testified on the bill.  Ean Thomas
Tafoya, representing the Colorado Latino Forum, testified in support of
the bill.  Liz Rosenbaum, representing herself, testified in support
of the bill and distributed two handouts (Attachments G & H ).  Ms.
Rosenbaum read the testimony of Molly Miller in support of the bill.
03:49:29 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
03:53:33 PM  
Lucas Hale, representing the Whitefield
Water District, testified in support of the bill.  Curtis Mitchell,
representing the city of Fountain, testified in support of the bill.  Sharon
Thompson, councilmember of the city of Fountain, testified in support of
the bill.
04:00:42 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.


04:20:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Geitner
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:20:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment D).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Geitner
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:21:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment E).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Liston
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:21:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment F).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Geitner
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:25:54 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1119, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Geitner
Froelich Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Liston Yes
Saine Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1265 - Amended, referred to House Finance


04:26:02 PM  
The committee recessed.
04:37:01 PM  
The committee came back to order.  Representatives
Valdez A. and Benavidez, co-prime bill sponsors,  presented House
Bill 20-1265 to the committee.  The bill requires the Colorado Department
of Public Health and Environment to regulate the emissions of air toxics
by certain stationary sources.
04:54:14 PM  
Representatives Benavidez and Valdez A.
responded to questions from the committee.
04:57:57 PM  
Nathan Goodman, representing Conservation
Colorado, testified remotely from Fort Lewis College in support of the
bill.  Hayden Shaw, representing himself, testified remotely from
Fort Lewis College in support of the bill.  Derek Abts, representing
himself, testified remotely from Fort Lewis College in support of the bill.
 JoJo Matson, representing herself, testified remotely from Fort Lewis
College in support of the bill.  Nicholas Waller, representing himself,
testified remotely from Fort Lewis College in support of the bill.
05:12:08 PM  
Emma Pinter, Adams County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.
05:14:12 PM  
Erin Riccio, representing Conservation
Colorado, testified remotely from Colorado Mountain College - Glenwood
Springs in support of the bill.  Jennifer Moore, representing herself,
testified remotely from Colorado Mountain College - Glenwood Springs in
support of the bill.
05:19:52 PM  
Mike Kingsberry, representing Healthy Air
and Water Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:23:43 PM  
Ian Roche read the testimony of Jillian
Klinger remotely from Colorado Mesa University-Grand Junction in support
of the bill.  Ian Roche, representing Citizens for Clean Air, testified
remotely from Colorado Mesa University - Grand Junction in support of the
bill.
05:29:08 PM  
Becca Curry, representing Earth Justice,
testified in support of the bill.  Lucy Molina, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.  Jim Lockhard, representing himself,
testified in support of the bill.
05:40:04 PM  
Garry Kaufman, representing CDPHE, came
to the table to respond to committee questions.  

The panel responded to questions from
the committee.

06:11:29 PM  
Kevin Peterson, representing Eco Alliance,
testified in support of the bill.  Kristi Douglas, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.
06:17:22 PM  
Jan Rose, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  Erika Cervantes, representing the Colorado
People's Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
06:22:13 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
06:23:29 PM  
Sunni Benoit, representing 350 Colorado,
testified in support of the bill.  Shaina Oliver, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.  Maria Najera, representing Western
Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.
06:35:07 PM  
Barbara Donachy, representing PSR Colorado,
testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Donachy read the testimony
of Evelyn Hutt, who is in support of the bill.  Ann Jordan, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:41:29 PM  
Karen Speed, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  Ms. Speed read the testimony of Brad Doss,
who is in support of the bill.  Jan Douglas, representing the Colorado
Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.  Nancy Gruschow, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:52:58 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing the Colorado Mining
Association, testified against the bill.  Scott Prestidge, representing
COGA, testified against the bill.  Bill Skewes, representing the Colorado
Chamber of Commerce, testified against the bill.  Jim Rodacy, representing
EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel, testified against the bill.

07:02:21 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
07:12:38 PM  
Trey Rogers, representing Suncor, testified
against the bill.  Ernie Martinez, representing Suncor, testified
against the bill.  Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments
of Northwest Colorado, testified against the bill.  Dorothy Jones,
representing the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified against the
bill.
07:27:35 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
07:36:03 PM  
Tom Peterson, representing the Colorado
Asphalt Pavement Association, testified against the bill.  Carrie
Hackenberger, representing the American Petroleum Institute, testified
against the bill.  Angie Binder, Executive Director of the Colorado
Petroleum Association, testified against the bill.
07:46:05 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
07:54:52 PM  
Valentina Abril, representing COPA, testified
in support of the bill and distributed a packet of handouts (Attachment
I).  Marta Darby, representing Earth Justice, testified in support
of the bill.  Ean Thomas Tafoya, representing the Colorado Latino
Forum, testified in support of the bill.
08:03:55 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
08:04:25 PM  
Representatives Benavidez and Valdez A.
discussed and distributed Amendment L.001 (Attachment J).



08:15:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment J).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf No
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


08:28:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1265, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf No
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


08:28:21 PM   The committee adjourned.