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8C191EB52AC0F27D8725882B00800304 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-051

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Apr 21, 2022      
Location Old State Library



SB22-051 - Amended, referred to House Finance

05:18:18 PM  

Sponsor of the bill, Representative Sirota, introduced and gave a brief overview of Senate Bill 22-051. The bill exempts air-source heat pumps, ground-source heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, residential energy storage systems, and certain building materials from sales and use taxes.

05:20:16 PM  

Ron Bennett, representing 350 Colorado, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Keith Hay, representing Colorado Energy Office, Governor's Office, testified in support of the bill. Ben Parish, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Collin Tomb, representing Boulder County, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Timothy Coleman, representing Colorado Rural Electric Association, testified in support of the bill.

05:33:23 PM  
The panel answered questions from the committee.
05:38:16 PM  

Mr. Chris Markuson, representing BlueGreen Alliance, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Sam Gilchrist, representing Natural Resources Defense Council, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Gerald Arnold, representing Denver Pipefitters Local #208, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Christine Brinker, representing Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in support of the bill.

05:47:37 PM  

The panel answered questions from the committee. Additionally, written testmony was submitted (Attachments A.1, A.2, A.3, A.4, A.5, and A.6).

06:06:30 PM  

Representative Sirota introduced and gave a brief overview of amendments L.009 (Attachment B) and L.010 (Attachment C).



06:07:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009
Moved Sirota
Seconded Weissman
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks Excused
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Weissman
Will
Woog
Lindsay
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:08:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010
Moved Sirota
Seconded Weissman
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks Excused
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Weissman
Will
Woog
Lindsay
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:08:55 PM  
Representative Sirota gave closing comments on the bill.
06:09:48 PM  
The committee gave closing comments on the bill.


06:12:50 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-051, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Sirota
Seconded Weissman
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Hanks Excused
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Weissman Yes
Will No
Woog No
Lindsay Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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