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246160A6DA7D76D1872589A4005900CE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB23-292

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date May 3, 2023      
Location LSB A



SB23-292 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:12:12 AM  
Representatives Bird and Duran, presented Senate Bill 23-292. The bill requires energy sector public works projects to comply with apprenticeship and prevailing wage requirements. The committee asked questions to the sponsors.
10:25:34 AM  
A panel of witnesses
testified to the committee.




Jeremy Ross, representing
the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) 68, testified
in support of the bill.




Gary Arnold, representing
Denver Pipefitters Local 208, testified in support of the bill.




Dave Davia, representing
Rocky Mountain Mechanical Contractors Association, testified in support
of the bill.




The committee
asked questions to the panel.
10:40:27 AM  
A panel of witnesses
testified to the committee.




Elena Santarella,
representing BlueGreen Alliance, testified in support of the bill.




Suzann Kuhns,
representing IBEW 111, testified in support of the bill.




Ramesh Bhatt,
representing Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.




Derek Johnson,
representing Colorado Office of the State Auditor, was available to answer
committee questions.




The committee
asked questions to the panel.
10:49:01 AM  
A panel of witnesses
testified to the committee.




Christopher Cole,
representing Encore Electric, Inc., testified to amend the bill.




Marilyn Stansbury,
representing Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain, testified
to amend the bill.




The committee
asked questions to the panel.


11:00:55 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-292 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Brown
Seconded Epps
Armagost No
Boesenecker Yes
Bottoms No
Brown Yes
DeGraaf No
Epps Yes
Ricks Yes
Sharbini Yes
Willford Yes
Hamrick Yes
Woodrow Excused
Final YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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