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30A6B9DEEE1DEA1B87258808006CB848 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1249

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 17, 2022      
Location LSB A



HB22-1249 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:47:33 PM  
Co-sponsors of the
bill, Representatives Bernett and Hooton, gave a brief overview of House
Bill 22-1249. The bill requires the Colorado Energy Office to produce a
grid resilience and reliability roadmap.
01:50:13 PM  
Representatives Bernett and Hooton answered questions from the committee.
01:58:45 PM  
Mr. Keith Hay, representing Colorado Energy Office, Governor's Office, testified in support of the bill.
02:05:29 PM  
Mr. Hay answered
questions from the committee.
02:09:10 PM  
Mr. Glenn Rhoades,
representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:18:28 PM  
Mr. John Spence,
representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Additionally, he
brought two documents as handouts (Attachments A and B).

02:22:57 PM  
Mr. Rhoades and Mr. Spence answered questions from the committee.
02:31:30 PM  

Ms. Allie Detrio, representing Microgrid Resources Coalition, testified in a neutral position on the bill.

02:32:46 PM  

Mr. Andre Gouin, representing Xcel Energy, testified to amend the bill.

02:35:44 PM  
Ms. Suzann Kuhns,
representing International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, testified
in opposition to the bill.
02:38:15 PM  
Ms. Kuhns, Mr. Gouin,
and Ms. Detrio answered questions from the committee.
02:42:56 PM  
Ms. Jan Rose, representing
Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC), testified in support of
the bill.
02:44:55 PM  
Ms. Leslie Glustrom, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:31 PM  
Quinn Antus, representing Signal Tech Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
02:53:07 PM  
Ms. Carolyn Elam, representing the City of Boulder, testified in support of the bill.
02:55:05 PM  
Ms. Kari Burman, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
02:59:36 PM  
Mrs. Elysa Firestone, representing 350 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:00:30 PM  
Steve Szabo, representing
Colorado Renewable Energy Society, testified in support of the bill. This
concluded testimony. Additional written testimony was submitted (Attachment
C).
03:04:47 PM  
Representatives Bernett
and Hooton introduce and give a brief overview of Amendment L.001 (Attachment
D).
03:06:08 PM  
Representatives Bernett
and Hooton introduce and give a brief overview of Amendment L.003 (Attachment
E).


03:07:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 that amends L.001.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Bernett
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks Excused
Pico
Sirota Excused
Soper
Titone
Weissman
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:08:16 PM  

Representatives Bernett and Hooton answered questions from the committee on L.001.



03:09:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 as amended by L.003.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Bernett
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks Excused
Pico
Sirota Excused
Soper
Titone
Weissman
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:09:44 PM  
Representatives Bernett
and Hooton introduced and gave a brief overview of Amendment L.002 (Attachment
F).


03:10:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Hooton
Seconded Bernett
Bernett
Cutter
Froelich
Hanks Excused
Pico
Sirota Excused
Soper
Titone
Weissman
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:10:08 PM  
Representatives Bernett and Hooton gave closing comments on the bill.
03:12:48 PM  
The committee gave closing comments on the bill.


03:14:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1249, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Bernett
Bernett Yes
Cutter Yes
Froelich Yes
Hanks Excused
Pico No
Sirota Excused
Soper No
Titone Yes
Weissman Yes
Will No
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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