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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-02t13:42:59z20 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1419

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 2, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1419 - Postponed Indefinitely


07:15:22 PM  

Senators Jones and Kefalas introduced House Bill 18-1419, concerning disclosures of wellhead integrity.  The bill requires oil and gas operators to notify counties concerning development plans and to notify both the state and local governments concerning the location of subsurface facilities.

07:20:38 PM  
Marcia Martin, Longmont City Council, spoke in favor of the bill.
07:24:10 PM  

Theresa Conley, Conservation Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.

07:26:04 PM  
Cliff Smedley, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
07:29:45 PM  
Michael Bellmont, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
07:30:04 PM  
Jim Cole, Colorado Oil and Gas Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
07:34:10 PM  

Tracee Bentley, Colorado Petroleum Council, spoke in opposition to the bill.

07:36:54 PM  

Sara Loflin, League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans, spoke in favor of the bill.

07:38:26 PM  

Senators Jones and Kefalas made closing comments on the merits of the bill.

07:50:04 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.


07:50:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1419 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Court
Seconded
Court Yes
Hill No
Moreno Yes
Cooke No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


07:51:17 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1419 indefinitely.
Moved Hill
Seconded
Court No
Hill Yes
Moreno No
Cooke Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS