presented House Bill 21-1105 to the committee, along with a handout and
amendments L.003, L.007, L.009, L.010, L.012, L.013, L.014, and L.015 (Attachments
G through N). 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, and eliminates the existing Tier
2 severance tax allocation to Energy Outreach Colorado. Written testimony
on the bill is included as Attachment O.