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8FA67F995F6D7B0A8725882A005F4FAA Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-118

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Apr 20, 2022      
Location LSB A



SB22-118 - Amended, referred to House Finance


11:21:10 AM  

Co-sponsors of the bill, Representatives Holtorf and D. Valdez introduced and gave a brief overview of Senate Bill 22-118. This bill modifies certain statutory provisions that apply to solar energy so that they also apply to geothermal energy systems. It also directs the Colorado Energy Office to develop basic consumer education materials about leased and purchased geothermal installations.

11:27:10 AM  
The sponsors answered questions from the committee.
11:27:26 AM  
Jaclyn Terwey, representing
Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Chris
Piper, representing Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the
bill. Mrs. Kari Rau, representing herself, testified in support of the
bill.
11:36:49 AM  
The panel answered questions from the committee.
11:40:19 AM  
Johanna Ostrum, representing Transitional Energy, testified in support of the bill.
11:41:47 AM  

Ms. Ostrum answered questions from the committee. Additional written testimony has been included as Attachments A.1, A.2, and A.3.

11:53:30 AM  

The sponsors introduced the amendment L.005 (Attachment B).



11:55:45 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Weissman
Seconded Sirota
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Weissman
Will Excused
Woog
Hooton
Woodrow
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:55:47 AM  
The sponsors gave closing comments on the bill.
11:58:02 AM  
The committee gave closing comments on the bill.


12:01:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-118, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Woog
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Hanks No
Pico Yes
Sirota Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Weissman Yes
Will Yes
Woog Yes
Hooton Yes
Woodrow Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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