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h_hie_2018a_2018-03-22t13:34:25z5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1215

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 22, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1215 - Amended, referred to House Finance

05:13:16 PM  

Representative Arndt, bill sponsor, explained House Bill 18-1215 to the committee.  The bill requires the State Board of Health to adopt rules concerning the disposal of naturally occurring radioactive material and technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive material. Representative Arndt explained L.001 to the committee [Attachment J].  Representative Arndt distributed handouts [Attachments K and L].

05:21:44 PM  

Thomas Morris, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to explain amendment L.001 and responded to committee questions.

05:29:57 PM  
Representative Arndt responded to committee questions.
05:35:45 PM  

Matt Tymchak, representing Gradient, testified in a neutral capacity to the bill.  Mr. Tymchak distributed a handout [Attachment M] and responded to committee questions.

05:54:05 PM  

Bill Skewes, representing the Colorado Association of Commerce and industry, testified in opposition to the bill without amendments.

05:57:28 PM  
Lou Bull, representing Waste Management, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:01:18 PM  
Elizabeth Stengl, representing Republic Services, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:05:00 PM  
Mr. Bull responded to committee questions.
06:08:01 PM  
Ms. Stengl responded to committee questions.
06:13:28 PM  

Jennifer Opila, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.

06:18:02 PM  
Tracee Bentley, representing the Colorado Petroleum Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:19:29 PM  

Ken Lykens, representing the Centennial Water and Sanitation District, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.

06:22:41 PM  
Mr. Lykens, Ms. Opila, and Ms. Bentley responded to committee questions.
06:32:48 PM  
Barbara Biggs, representing the Roxborough Water Sanitation District, testified in support of the bill.
06:41:35 PM  
Jennifer Robinett, representing the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, testified in support of the bill.
06:48:25 PM  
Lisa Hollander, representing Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, testified in support of the bill.
06:49:24 PM  
Ms. Hollander and Ms. Biggs responded to committee questions.
06:54:11 PM  
Sean Lieske, representing Aurora Water, testified in a neutral capacity to the bill.
06:56:31 PM  
Alan Braslau, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:57:01 PM  
Jen Boulton, representing Audubon Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
07:01:06 PM  
Mr. Lieske responded to committee questions.
07:03:19 PM  
Jane Witheridge, representing Pawnee Waste, testified in support of the bill.


07:09:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment J].
Moved Esgar
Seconded Lontine
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias No
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Excused
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf No
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Wilson No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
YES: 7   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:09:04 PM  
Representative Arndt made closing remarks.
07:10:11 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


07:20:57 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1215, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Ginal
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias No
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf No
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Wilson No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS