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s_blt_2018a_2018-04-30t14:38:52z7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1271

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Apr 30, 2018      
Location SCR 354



HB18-1271 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


05:43:01 PM  
Senator Tate introduced House Bill 18-1271,
concerning public utility economic development rates.  The bill allows
the Public Utilities Commission to allow investor owned electric utilities
to charge a discounted economic development rate for commercial and industrial
users who locate or expand their operation in Colorado and add at least
3 megawatts of new load at a single location.
05:45:40 PM  
David Amster-Olszewski, Sun Share, spoke in opposition to the bill. He distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment F),
05:48:40 PM  
Robert Osborne, Xcel Energy, spoke in favor
of the bill.
05:52:19 PM  
Kristi Pollard, Jefferson County Economic
Development Corporation, spoke in favor of the bill.  She responded
to questions from the committee.
05:55:16 PM  
Mr. Osborne responded to questions from the committee.
05:58:30 PM  
Heidi Morgan, Black Hills Energy, spoke
in favor of the bill.  She responded to questions from the committee.
05:59:34 PM  

Mr. Osborne responded to questions from the committee.

06:08:06 PM  
Ms. Morgan responded to questions from the committee.


06:14:03 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1271 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Priola Yes
Smallwood Yes
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. No
Tate Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS