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4D4C391EEF20D2088725883700810E93 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1348

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date May 3, 2022      
Location SCR 357



HB22-1348 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

05:29:41 PM  
Senator Winter, prime
sponsor, introduced and explained House Bill 22-1348. The bill requires
that oil and gas operators, and the manufacturers and distributers of chemicals
used in underground oil and gas operations, disclose specified information
to the Department of Natural Resources. The department must use the data
to create a web-based chemical disclosure list. Senator Winter also distributed
a handout (Attachment E).
05:34:57 PM  
Senator Winter answered questions from the committee.
05:35:11 PM  
Ramesh Bhatt, representing Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
05:37:15 PM  
Dusty Horwitt, representing Physicians for Social Responsibility, testified in support of the bill.
05:40:00 PM  
Sonya Lunder, representing Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
05:43:28 PM  
Dr. John Spear, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:45:47 PM  
Dr. Spear answered questions from the committee.
05:48:38 PM  
Justin Prendergast,
representing American Petroleum Institute Colorado, testified in opposition
to the bill.
05:53:39 PM  
Dan Haley, representing Colorado Oil & Gas Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:56:12 PM  
The prior two witnesses answered questions from the committee.
06:03:48 PM  
Julie Murphy, representing Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, testified to amend the bill.
06:04:01 PM  
Ms. Murphy answered questions from the committee.
06:09:25 PM  
Juan Roberto Madrid,
representing Colorado Public Health Association, testified in support of
the bill.
06:14:48 PM  
Ean Tafoya, representing GreenLatinos, testified in support of the bill.
06:17:31 PM  
Cindy Copeland, representing Boulder County, testified in support of the bill.
06:18:58 PM  
The prior panel answered questions from the committee.
06:21:39 PM  
Andrew Forkes-Gudmundson, representing League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans, testified in support of the bill.
06:28:01 PM  
Josh Kuhn, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:31:23 PM  
Kate Christensen, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:31:24 PM  
Written testimony is included as Attachment F.
06:31:25 PM  
Senator Winter moved and explained Amendments L.008 (Attachment G), L.009 (Attachment H), and L.010 (Attachment I).


06:41:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment G)
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Scott
Bridges
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:42:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment H)
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Scott
Bridges
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:42:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment I)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Scott
Bridges
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:42:32 PM  
Senator Winter gave
closing remarks on the bill.
06:43:54 PM  
Senator Scott gave closing comments on the bill.


06:47:34 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1348, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Hisey No
Scott No
Bridges Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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