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750F021502FA1B748725899B00826DD6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1161

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Apr 24, 2023      
Location SCR 352



HB23-1161 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

05:44:41 PM  
Senators Cutter and
Winter presented House Bill 23-1161 Environmental Standards For Appliances.
The bill sets environmental standards on certain appliances and requires
the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to verify compliance.
05:53:48 PM  
Sage Brinker, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Christine Brinker, representing Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in support of the bill. Kristen Bertuglia, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
06:00:11 PM  
Elisa Scheuer, representing Home Ventilating Institute, testified to amend the bill. Jacob Cassady, representing Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, testified to amend the bill. Christopher Howes, representing Colorado Retail Council, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
06:09:45 PM  
Brian Fadie, representing Appliance Standards Awareness Project, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Bhargavi Chekuri, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
06:14:40 PM  
Mera Fickling, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
06:14:41 PM  
Written testimony is included as Attachment F.
06:14:42 PM  
The sponsors explained Amendments L.032 (Attachment G), L.031 (Attachment H), and L.030 (Attachment I).


06:25:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.032
Moved Priola
Seconded
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Simpson No
Priola Yes
Winter F. Yes
YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:27:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.031
Moved Priola
Seconded
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Simpson No
Priola Yes
Winter F. Yes
YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:28:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.030
Moved Priola
Seconded
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Simpson No
Priola Yes
Winter F. Yes
YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
06:28:19 PM  
Senators Winter and
Cutter gave closing remarks on the bill.


06:30:35 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1161, as amended, to the Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources.
Moved Pelton B.
Seconded
Cutter No
Exum No
Jaquez Lewis No
Pelton B. Yes
Simpson Yes
Priola No
Winter F. No
YES: 2   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


06:31:15 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1161, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cutter
Seconded
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Simpson No
Priola Yes
Winter F. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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