Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

00C13F23AE26A9CB87258514005F7124 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-159

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Feb 20, 2020      
Location SCR 352



SB20-159 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


10:22:30 AM  

Senator Hansen, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 20-159.  The bill requires the Department of Personnel and Administration to establish a maximum acceptable global warming potential for certain materials used in public projects.  Senator Hansen distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).

10:27:06 AM  

Senator Hansen responded to questions from the committee.

10:27:22 AM  
Dianna Orf, representing Associated Governments
of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:31:18 AM  

Chris Markuson, representing the BlueGreen Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

10:33:32 AM  

Michael Gifford, representing the Associated General Contractors of Colorado, testified on the bill.

10:36:45 AM  

Jim Cole, representing LafargeHolcim Ltd, testified in support of the bill.

10:42:13 AM  
Kevin Eronimdus, representing the American Institute of Architects Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:43:40 AM  
Paul Hutton, representing the American Institute of Architects Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:48:50 AM  

Senator Hansen explained amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments A and B).

10:51:27 AM  

Senator Hansen responded to questions from the committee.



10:54:11 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:54:29 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey
Scott Excused
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:54:51 AM  

Senator Hansen made concluding remarks regarding the bill.

10:55:01 AM  

Committee members commented on the bill.



10:56:52 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-159, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Scott Excused
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






COVID-19 Resources
School Finance Poverty Study RFP 2021 (submit by 10 a.m. 8/6/2021)
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.