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269BB5BA8A29843E872587EC00788B50 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1011

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Feb 17, 2022      
Location Old State Library



HB22-1011 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:57:27 PM  
Co-sponsors, Representatives
Snyder and Cutter, gave a brief overview of House Bill 22-1011. The bill
creates the Wildfire Mitigation Incentives Local Government Grant Program
in the Colorado State Forest Service to provide matching funds to local
governments that raise dedicated revenue for forest management or wildfire
mitigation efforts.
02:58:29 PM  
Representatives Snyder
and Cutter answer questions from the committee.

03:06:59 PM  
Mr. Matt McCombs, representing Colorado State Forest Service, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
03:15:39 PM  
Dr. Angela Boag, representing Colorado Department of Natural Resources, testified in support of the bill.
03:18:38 PM  
Ms. Elizabeth Peetz,
representing Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in support of
the bill.
03:20:53 PM  
Commissioner George
Marlin, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action and Counties
and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
03:22:28 PM  
Commissioner Merrit Linke, representing Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), testified to amend the bill.
03:25:53 PM  
Mr. Brett Lacey, representing City of Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill.
03:29:31 PM  
Rachael Hamby, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.
03:35:15 PM  
Michael Ruddock,
representing Healthy Air and Water Colorado, testified in support of the
bill.
03:35:43 PM  
The committee gave
comments on the testimony.
03:39:19 PM  
Representatives Snyder
and Cutter introduced and gave an overview of Amendment L.001 (Attachment
C).
03:41:44 PM  
Representatives Snyder
and Cutter answered questions from the committee.


03:43:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Cutter
Seconded Froelich
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks Excused
Lindsay
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:43:38 PM  
Representatives Snyder
and Cutter gave closing comments.

03:47:41 PM  
The committee gave
final comments on the bill.


03:50:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1011, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cutter
Seconded Froelich
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Hanks Excused
Lindsay Yes
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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