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701DE9F29049B04F872586E9007E2A21 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-272

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date Jun 3, 2021      
Location LSB A



SB21-272 - Amended, referred to House Finance

04:58:04 PM  
Representative Bernett, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 21-272. This bill makes various statutory changes to the operation of the Public Utilities Commission, and removes the existing cap on annual fees collected from regulated public utilities.
05:01:28 PM  
The bill sponsor introduced and discussed the amendments at this time.
05:09:04 PM  
Michael Nicoletti, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified in support of the bill.
05:10:52 PM  
Nick Wagner, representing Black Hills Energy, and Steve Berman, representing Xcel Energy, testified to amend the bill.
05:17:00 PM  
Represenatative Bernett
moved amendments L.030 (Attachment A), L.031 (Attachment B) L.029 (Attachment
C), and L.028 (Attachment D). Members of the committee asked questions
about amendment L.028.


05:17:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.030
Moved Bernett
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bernett Yes
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin No
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams Excused
Sirota Yes
Kennedy Yes
YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:17:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.031
Moved Bernett
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bernett
Boesenecker
Catlin
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams Excused
Sirota
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:18:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.029
Moved Bernett
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bernett
Boesenecker
Catlin
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams Excused
Sirota
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:19:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.028
Moved Bernett
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bernett
Boesenecker
Catlin
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Sirota
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:20:01 PM  
The bill sponsors
and members of the committee made closing remarks.


05:20:58 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-272, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Bernett
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Yes
Bernett Yes
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin No
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Sirota Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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