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I_EnergyRev_2019A 11/04/2019 09:06:57 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
INTERIM COMMITTEE  ENERGY LEGISLATION REVIEW INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEE
Date 11/04/2019
Attendance
Humphrey *
Jackson X
Jaquez Lewis X
Moreno X
Scott *
Tate *
Will X
Winter *
Foote X
Hansen X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 09:06:57 AM to 01:48:30 PM
Place Old Supreme Court Chamber
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Hansen
This Report was prepared by Matt Bishop
Hearing Items Action Taken
Intermountain Rural Electric Association Committee Discussion Only
Guzman Energy Committee Discussion Only
Community Choice Energy Committee Discussion Only
Citizens for a Healthy Community Committee Discussion Only
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Committee Discussion Only
League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans Committee Discussion Only
Job Growth and Employment in the Solar Energy Industry Committee Discussion Only
Jack's Solar Garden Committee Discussion Only
Clean Heating Solutions Committee Discussion Only
Public Testimony Committee Discussion Only
Bill Request Approval Referred to Legislative Council

09:08:44 AM

A quorum was present.



Intermountain Rural Electric Association - Committee Discussion Only


09:09:13 AM  

Patrick Mooney, Intermountain Rural Electric Association, delivered a presentation to the committee.

09:22:11 AM  

Mr. Mooney responded to questions from the committee.



Guzman Energy - Committee Discussion Only


09:28:50 AM  

Kathleen Staks, Guzman Energy, presented to the committee.

09:37:29 AM  

Ms. Staks responded to questions from the committee.



Community Choice Energy - Committee Discussion Only


09:50:59 AM  

Shawn Marshall, Lean Energy, delivered a presentation to the committee (Attachment A) and distributed a handout (Attachment B).

10:15:52 AM  

Ms. Marshall responded to questions from the committee.



Citizens for a Healthy Community - Committee Discussion Only


10:19:51 AM  

Natasha Léger, Citizens for a Healthy Community, presented to the committee.

10:33:59 AM  

Ms. Léger responded to questions from the committee.



Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission - Committee Discussion Only


10:36:35 AM  

Julie Murphy, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, presented to the committee.

10:44:58 AM  

Ms. Murphy responded to questions from the committee.



League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans - Committee Discussion Only


11:03:06 AM  

Sara Loflin, League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans (LOGIC), presented to the committee and distributed a handout (Attachment C).

11:08:07 AM  

Emily Baer, LOGIC, presented to the committee.  Ms. Loflin also commented.

11:14:27 AM  

Tim Howard, LOGIC, presented to the committee.

11:21:05 AM  

Ms. Loflin, Ms. Baer, and Mr. Howard responded to questions from the committee.



Job Growth and Employment in the Solar Energy Industry - Committee Discussion Only


11:30:53 AM  

Mike Kruger, Colorado Solar and Storage Association, presented to the committee.

11:37:13 AM  

Mr. Kruger responded to questions from the committee.



Jack's Solar Garden - Committee Discussion Only


11:43:46 AM  

Byron Kominek, Jack's Solar Garden, presented to the committee.

11:55:37 AM  

Mr. Kominek responded to questions from the committee.



Clean Heating Solutions - Committee Discussion Only


11:58:08 AM  

Laurent Meillon, Capitol Solar Energy, presented to the committee.



Public Testimony - Committee Discussion Only


12:13:36 PM  

Richard Rudin, Terror Ditch and Reservoir Company, testified to the committee.

12:17:00 PM  

Grier Bailey, Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, testified to the committee regarding Bill 4 and distributed a handout (Attachment D).

12:20:04 PM  

Gini Pingenot, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified to the committee regarding Bill 3.

12:23:41 PM  

Mike Seliquini, SMART-TA, testified to the committee.

12:26:38 PM  

Matt Kincheloe, IBEW III, testified to the committee.

12:30:44 PM  

Jeff Maxfield, SMART-TA, testified to the committee.

12:34:48 PM  

Kjersten Forseth, Colorado AFL-CIO, testified to the committee.

12:38:47 PM  

Marie Venner, representing Together Colorado, testified to the committee.

12:42:27 PM  

The committee recessed.



Bill Request Approval - Referred to Legislative Council


01:29:23 PM  

The committee reconvened.

01:29:31 PM  

Jennifer Berman, Office of Legislative Legal Services, made some clarifying remarks regarding the bill approval process.

01:30:22 PM  

Senator Foote announced that he would not introduce Bill 1.

01:31:34 PM  

Representative Hanson announced that he would not introduce Bill 2.

01:34:00 PM  

Representative Hanson described Bill 3.



01:34:57 PM
Motion Recommend Bill 3 to the Legislative Council.
Moved Moreno
Seconded Jackson
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Moreno Yes
Scott No
Tate Yes
Will No
Winter Yes
Foote Yes
Hansen Yes
YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
01:35:03 PM  

Representative Jackson, Representative Hanson, Senator Tate, and Senator Winter were added as prime sponsors.  Representative Jaquez Lewis and Senator Foote were added as co-sponsors.  The committee agreed that the bill would start in the House of Representatives and that OLLS staff may make technical corrections.

01:36:43 PM  

Representative Hanson described Bill 4 and distributed an amendment (Attachment E).



01:38:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment 1 (Attachment E).
Moved Moreno
Seconded Jackson
Humphrey
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Moreno
Scott
Tate
Will
Winter
Foote
Hansen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:39:08 PM
Motion Recommend Bill, as amended, 4 to the Legislative Council
Moved Jackson
Seconded Winter
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Moreno Yes
Scott No
Tate No
Will Yes
Winter Yes
Foote Yes
Hansen Yes
YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
01:39:10 PM  

Sentor Fenberg and Representative Jaquez Lewis were added as prime sponsors.  Senator Winter was added as a co-sponsor.  The committee agreed to start the bill in the Senate and that OLLS staff may make technical corrections.

01:40:52 PM  

Senator Winter described Bill 5.  Committee discussion ensued.



01:46:08 PM
Motion Recommend Bill 5 to the Legislative Council.
Moved Winter
Seconded Jackson
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Moreno Yes
Scott No
Tate Yes
Will No
Winter Yes
Foote Yes
Hansen Yes
YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
01:46:11 PM  

Senator Winter, Senator Tate, and Representative Hanson were added as prime sponsors.  The committee agreed to start the bill in the Senate and that OLLS staff may make technical corrections.



01:48:09 PM

The chair made closing remarks. Committee members departed for tours of the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District and Extraction Oil and Gas.


01:48:30 PM   The committee adjourned.






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