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895D7074798086CC872586E0006DE899 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1105

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date May 25, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB21-1105 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:00:33 PM  
Sen. Hansen introduced House Bill 21-1105. This bill requires investor-owned utilities to collect a monthly energy assistance system benefit charge from each customer beginning October 2021 to help finance the low-income energy assistance programs administered by Energy Outreach Colorado, the Colorado Energy Office, and the Department of Human Services, and eliminates the existing Tier 2 severance tax allocations to these programs.
02:02:43 PM  
Ms. Christina Rosendahl, representing Black Hills Energy, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Steve Berman, representing Xcel Energy, testified to amend the bill.
02:07:47 PM  
Ms. Jennifer Gremmert, representing Energy Outreach Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Joel McClurg, representing The Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Sara Lipowitz, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Ryan Harry, representing the Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Chris Piper, representing the Colorado Energy Office, Governor's Office, testified in support of the bill.
02:07:48 PM  
Written testimony may be found in Attachment A.


02:26:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.024 (Attachment B)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:26:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1105, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Hisey No
Lee Yes
Lundeen No
Scott No
Winter Yes
Bridges Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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