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9FCE32BA9DA05EB8872586E2007D3982 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-246

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date May 27, 2021      
Location LSB A



SB21-246 - Referred to House Appropriations


04:47:48 PM  
The committee came
to order.  Representatives A. Valdez and Froelich, co-prime bill sponsors,
presented Senate Bill 21-246 to the committee.  The bill
requires
investor-owned electric utilities to file beneficial electrification plans
with the Public Utilities Commission.  
The
bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
05:01:35 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing Associated governments of NW Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Jennifer Altieri, representing Atmos Energy Corporation, testified to amend the bill.
05:07:00 PM  
Jack Iley, representing
Xcel Energy, testified to amendmend the bill.
05:10:17 PM  
Keith Hay, representing
Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Hay
responded to questions from the committee.
05:13:59 PM  
Dr. Howard Geller,
representing Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP), testified in
support of the bill.
05:16:57 PM  
Chris Markuson, representing BlueGreen Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
05:18:57 PM  
Marna Ares, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
05:22:21 PM  
Jan Rose, representing CCLC, testified in support of the bill.
05:23:49 PM  
Ron Bennett, representing 350 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:26:39 PM  
Andrew Bennett, representing Energy Outreach Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:29:38 PM  
Sabrina Pacha, representing Healthy Air and Water Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:32:00 PM  
Patricia Rothwell, representing EEBC (Energy Efficiency Business Coalition), testified in support of the bill.
05:34:50 PM  
Sunni Benoit, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
05:43:28 PM  
Representative Pico
discussed and distributed amendment L.010 (Attachment D).



05:44:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment D).
Moved Pico
Seconded Woog
Bernett No
Froelich No
Jackson No
Pico Yes
Sirota No
Soper Excused
Titone No
Van Beber Yes
Weissman No
Will Yes
Woog Yes
Valdez A. No
Hooton No
YES: 4   NO: 8   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
05:44:31 PM  
The bill sponsors made concluding comments on the bill.


05:48:38 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-246 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Froelich
Bernett Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Yes
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will No
Woog No
Valdez A. Yes
Hooton Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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