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CEE137950151AE42872584FC0071706B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1070

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Jan 27, 2020      
Location HCR 0107



HB20-1070 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:39:05 PM  
Representative Buck, prime sponsor, presented
House Bill 20-1070, Local Government Liable Fracking Ban Oil and Gas Moratorium,
to the committee.

The bill requires that local governments
that place a moratorium on oil and gas development compensate mineral owners
for the cost, damages, or loss of fair market value that result from the
moratorium.

01:44:42 PM  
Representative Buck responded to questions
from the committee.
01:51:37 PM  
Neil Ray, President of the Colorado Alliance
of Mineral and Royalty Owners (CAMRO), testified in support of the bill
and distributed a handout (Attachment A).  Logan MacMillan, representing
CAMRO, testified in support of the bill.  Jan Douglas, representing
the Colorado Sierra Club, testified against the bill.  Jan Rose, representing
herself, testified against the bill.

The panel responded to questions from
the committee.

02:14:08 PM  
George Twigg, representing Boulder County,
testified against the bill.  Andrew Forkes-Gudmundson, representing
the League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans, testified against the bill.
 Beau Kiklis, representing Conservation Colorado, testified against
the bill.  Doug Henderson, representing the Larimer Alliance, testified
against the bill.



The panel responded to questions from the committee.

02:26:42 PM  
Andrew J. O'Connor, representing himself,
testified against the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment
B).  Brandy DeLange, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified
against the bill.  Steve Douglas, representing himself, testified
against the bill.  Kristi Douglas, representing herself, testified
against the bill.
02:45:26 PM  
Representative Buck made concluding comments on the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment C). Representative Buck responded to questions from the committee about the bill.
02:51:58 PM  
Committee members made concluding comments.


03:05:26 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1070 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Saine
Seconded Geitner
Froelich No
Geitner Yes
Kipp No
Landgraf Yes
Liston Yes
Saine Yes
Sirota No
Valdez A. No
Weissman No
Hooton No
Jackson No
YES: 4   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:06:14 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1070 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf No
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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