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6EFBFCD17E90FC3C87258837007C6FB6 Hearing Summary


Date May 3, 2022      
Location SCR 357

HB22-1361 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

04:39:13 PM  
Senators Story and
Jaquez-Lewis, co-prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 22-1361.
The bill requires that the Office of the State Auditor conduct a performance
audit on oil and gas operations, reporting, and revenue. It also requires
the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to promulgate rules requiring
annual meter certification and calibration and emissions reporting, and
increases civil penalties.
04:40:03 PM  
Jan Rose, representing Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate, testified in support of the bill.
04:45:12 PM  
Alexis Schwartz, representing Sierra Club of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:51:10 PM  
Andrew Forkes-Gudmundson, representing League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans, testified in support of the bill.
04:53:00 PM  
Beau Kiklis, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:53:17 PM  
Jim Cole, representing
the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, testified on the bill.
04:53:18 PM  
Written testimony is included as Attachment C.
04:56:42 PM  
Senators Story and Jaquez-Lewis gave closing comments on the bill.
04:57:04 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
04:57:05 PM  
The committee came
back to order.

04:59:23 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1361 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bridges
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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