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S_FIN_2021A 06/01/2021 03:14:57 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 06/01/2021
Attendance
Hisey *
Lee X
Lundeen X
Scott *
Winter *
Bridges X
Pettersen X
Time 03:14:57 PM to 05:24:29 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Pettersen
This Report was prepared by Katie Ruedebusch
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1286 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB21-1322 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1111 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

HB21-1286 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

03:15:29 PM  
Sens. Priola and Pettersen introduced House Bill 21-1286. The bill directs the Colorado Energy Office to implement a building performance program, and requires owners of certain large buildings to submit annual energy use data to the office and meet energy performance standards. The bill sponsors answered several questions.
03:40:30 PM  
Ms. Kim Burke, representing
the Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.  Mr.
Jacob Smith, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified
in support of the bill.  Mr. Brian Firestone, representing McKinstry,
testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Susan McFaddin, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.  The witnesses answered
several questions.
03:55:32 PM  
Commissioner Matt Scherr, representing Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), testified in a neutral position on the bill. Ms. Meghan MacKillop, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
04:05:25 PM  
Mrs. Heidi Gordon, representing the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado, testified to amend the bill. Ms. Kathie Barstnar, representing NAIOP Colorado, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Stephen Shepard, representing the Colorado Builiding Owners and Managers Association/Denver Metro Builing Owners and Managers Association, testified to amend the bill.
04:13:41 PM  
Mr. Kelly Sloan,
representing the Colorado Aviation Business Association, testified to amend
the bill.  Ms. Arlene Miles, representing Colorado Healthcare Association,
testified to amend the bill.
04:14:37 PM  
Ms. Christine Brinker, representing the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in support of the bill.
04:20:47 PM  
Written testimony received by the committee may be found in Attachment A.


04:24:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.025 (Attachment B)
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:24:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.026 (Attachment C)
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:25:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.028 (Attachment D)
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:27:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1286, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Hisey No
Lee Yes
Lundeen No
Scott No
Winter Yes
Bridges Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1322 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:28:11 PM  
Sen. Pettersen introduced House Bill 21-1322. The bill eliminates the current law allowance for up to three tax-deferred transactions before fuel tax is imposed, and makes clarifying amendments to the fuel tax statutes.
04:31:14 PM  
Director Mark Ferrandino,
representing the Colorado Department of Revenue, testified in support of
the bill.
04:31:40 PM  
Ms. Amber Egbert,
representing the Colorado Department of Revenue, testified in support of
the bill. Mr. Josh Pens, representing the Colorado Department of Revenue,
testified in support of the bill.  The witnesses answered several
committee questions.
04:50:44 PM  
Mr. Grier Bailey,
representing CWPMA, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Heidi Morgan,
representing Magellan Midstream Partners, was available to answer committee
questions. The witnesses answered several committee questions.


05:09:43 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1322 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Hisey No
Lee Yes
Lundeen No
Scott No
Winter Yes
Bridges Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1111 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


05:09:54 PM  
Sens. Bridges and Gonzales introduced House Bill 21-1111. The bill directs the Office of Information to create an advisory group to study where personally identifying information is stored by state agencies.
05:11:36 PM  
Ms. Kate Sneed, representing the Office of Information Technology, testified in support of the bill.


05:22:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment E)
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:22:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1111, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Lee Yes
Lundeen Yes
Scott Yes
Winter Yes
Bridges Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:24:29 PM   The committee adjourned.






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