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435F8EED6D38A1668725850B00012EFE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1025

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Feb 10, 2020      
Location HCR 0107



HB20-1025 - Committee Discussion Only


05:12:58 PM  
Representatives Benavidez and Snyder, co-prime
sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1025, Sales Tax Exemption for Industry
and Manufacturing Energy Use, to the committee.  The bill requires
the use of a meter to quantify energy or fuel use for manufacturing or
industrial purposes in order to claim a sales tax exemption.  
05:38:31 PM  
Representatives Benavidez and Snyder responded to questions from the committee.
06:16:06 PM  
Patrick Boyle, representing the Colorado
Competitive Council, testified against the bill.  Adam DeVoe, representing
GCC, testified against the bill.  Louis Lopez, representing Lockheed
Martin, testified against the bill.  Nick Hoover, representing the
Colorado Restaurant Association, testified against the bill.
06:29:00 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
06:58:46 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing the Colorado Mining
Association, testified against the bill.  Ryan Woods, representing
the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, testified against the bill.  Larry
Caschette, representing Metal Craft Industries, testified against the bill.
 Diane Schwenke, representing the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce,
testified against the bill.
07:09:08 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
07:17:47 PM  
Caroline Nutter, representing the Colorado
Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.  Erin Hackett,
representing EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel, testified against the bill.
07:22:19 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
07:24:26 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.
07:33:01 PM  
The committee laid the bill over for action
only at a later hearing.






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