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94B6F80D80D36C6D872586A700777138 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1105

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Mar 29, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



HB21-1105 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

03:44:42 PM  
Representative Kennedy
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.
03:56:01 PM  
Brooke Trammel, representing Xcel Energy, testified to amend the bill.
04:01:21 PM  
Christina Rosendahl, representing Black Hills Energy, testified to amend the bill.
04:11:30 PM  
Joel McClurg, representing The Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger, testified in support of the bill.
04:11:40 PM  
Brandy DeLange, representing Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, testified in support of the bill.
04:23:28 PM  
Meghan MacKillop, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
04:26:45 PM  
Jennifer Gremmert, representing Energy Outreach Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:26:59 PM  
Sara Lipowitz, representing Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified to amend the bill.
04:53:48 PM  
Sister Karen Bland, representing Grand Valley Catholic Outreach, testified in support of the bill.
04:53:53 PM  
Jacob Smith, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
04:57:38 PM  
Chris Piper, representing the Colorado Energy Office testified in a neutral position on the bill.


05:06:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009
Moved Kipp
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Bradfield
Daugherty
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:12:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014
Moved Kipp
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Bradfield
Daugherty
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:13:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010, as amended
Moved Kipp
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Bradfield
Daugherty
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:16:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013
Moved Snyder
Seconded Kipp
Benavidez
Bradfield
Daugherty
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:16:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 as amended
Moved Kipp
Seconded Gray
Benavidez
Bradfield
Daugherty
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:17:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Gray
Seconded Kipp
Benavidez
Bradfield
Daugherty
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:19:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015
Moved Kipp
Seconded Sandridge
Benavidez
Bradfield
Daugherty
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:20:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012
Moved Kipp
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Bradfield
Daugherty
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:20:11 PM  
Representative Kennedy wrapped up his presentation to the committee.


05:28:28 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1105, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez No
Bradfield No
Daugherty Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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