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H_TLG_2021A 05/05/2021 01:46:22 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 05/05/2021
Attendance
Boesenecker X
Catlin X
Froelich X
Pico E
Rich X
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Valdez D. X
Van Winkle *
Hooton X
Gray E
Time 01:46:22 PM to 02:57:09 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by April Bernard
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1284 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1291 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB21-1284 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:46:35 PM  
Representative Valdez,
co-prime sponsor, introduced HB21-1284, concerning modifications to the
limitation on the aggregate amount of fees that may be assessed by governmental
bodies for the installation of active solar energy systems and extend the
repeal date of the limitation.  The bill limits the fees to $500 for
a residential permit and $1,000 for a commercial permit and restricts a
governmental body from increasing fees and charges by more than five percent
annually until the $500 limitation is achieved.
01:54:08 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
01:59:55 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwestern Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Andrew Lyle, representing Sandbox Solar, testified in support of the bill.
02:04:43 PM  
Mr. Lyle responded to questions from committee members.
02:05:10 PM  
Christopher Campbell,
representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  Mike Kruger,
representing Colorado Solar and Storage Association, testified in support
of the bill.
02:15:30 PM  
Mr. Kruger responded to questions from committee members.
02:15:51 PM  
Christopher Votoupal, representing the Coalition for Community Solar Access, testified in support of the bill. Ken Danti, representing Renewable Energy Owners Coalition of America, testified in support of the bill. Thomas Riggle, representing the Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
02:26:56 PM  
Tyler Surat, representing Steel City Solar, LLC, testified in support of the bill. William Clay, representing Solar Power Pros, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Professor KK DuVivier, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:36:56 PM  
Mayane Barudin, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.  Public comments about
the bill are included in Attachment A.
02:41:27 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
02:42:34 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


02:45:03 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1284 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Valdez D.
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Pico Excused
Rich Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan No
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Gray Excused
Hooton Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1291 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:45:29 PM  
Representative Van
Winkle, co-prime sponsor, introduced HB21-1291 allowing an agent of an
insurer to obtain certain branded titles for vehicles that have been declared
a total loss.  The bill sponsor explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment
B).
02:48:45 PM  
Catalina Jelkh Pareja,
representing LKQ Corporation, testified in support of the bill.
02:51:38 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from committee members.


02:53:56 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Valdez D.
Boesenecker
Catlin
Froelich
Pico Excused
Rich
Snyder
Sullivan
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Gray Excused
Hooton
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:54:09 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.
02:55:03 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks.


02:56:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1291, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Valdez D.
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Pico Excused
Rich Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Gray Excused
Hooton Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:57:09 PM   The committee adjourned.






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