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H_ENE_2020A 05/28/2020 01:38:33 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date 05/28/2020
Attendance
Froelich *
Geitner X
Kipp X
Landgraf E
Liston X
Saine X
Sirota X
Valdez A. X
Weissman X
Hooton X
Jackson X
Time 01:38:33 PM to 02:06:17 PM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Jackson
This Report was prepared by Andrea Denka
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-030 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1325 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-008 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-036 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-038 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-125 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-150 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1321 Postponed Indefinitely

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

SB20-030 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:40:22 PM  
Representative Esgar, prime bill sponsor,
presented Senate Bill 20-030 to the committee.  The bill requires
the Public Utilities Commission to collect information on medical exemptions
from tiered electricity rates; to adopt rules related to disconnections
of service due to nonpayment; and to require that billing methodology changes
be revenue-neutral.  Representative Esgar responded to questions from
the committee.
01:40:23 PM  
There was no in-person testimony for the
bill.  The following individual submitted written testimony (Attachment
A).  Sara Rose Tannenbaum, representing Conservation Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.
01:44:33 PM  
Representative Esgar distributed and discussed
Amendment L.007 (Attachment B).


01:46:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment B).
Moved Weissman
Seconded Hooton
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf Excused
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:47:44 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-030, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Hooton
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1325 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:49:00 PM  
There was no in-person or written testimony
submitted for this bill.


01:49:28 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1325 indefinitely.
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston Yes
Saine Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-008 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:50:20 PM  
There was no in-person or written testimony
submitted for this bill.


01:50:28 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-008 indefinitely.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Valdez A.
Froelich Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston Yes
Saine Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-036 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:50:48 PM  

Representative Liston, co-prime bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 20-036 to the committee.  The bill directs the Air Quality Control Commission within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to submit a revised state implementation plan to the Environmental Protection Agency for approval.

Representative Liston responded to questions from the committee.

01:50:49 PM  
There was no in-person or written testimony
submitted for this bill.


02:01:04 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-036 indefinitely.
Moved Liston
Seconded Valdez A.
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-038 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:01:53 PM  
There was no in-person or written testimony
submitted for this bill.


02:01:59 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-038 indefinitely.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston Yes
Saine Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-125 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:02:16 PM  
Representative Froelich, co-prime bill
sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 20-125 to the committee.  The bill
prohibits the use of exotic animals in traveling animal acts and creates
a misdemeanor.

There was no in-person testimony for
the bill.  The following individual submitted written testimony (Attachment
C).

Christina Scaringe, representing Animal
Defenders International, in support of the bill.



02:03:39 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-125 indefinitely.
Moved Froelich
Seconded Hooton
Froelich Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston Yes
Saine Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-150 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:04:20 PM  
There was no in-person testimony for the
bill.  The following individual submitted written testimony (Attachment
D).

Jan Douglas, representing the Colorado
Sierra Club, against the bill.



02:04:28 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-150 indefinitely.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston Yes
Saine Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1321 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:05:50 PM  
There was no in-person or written testimony
submitted for this bill.


02:05:54 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1321 indefinitely.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston Yes
Saine Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:06:17 PM   The committee adjourned.