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80481C8660E911EF87258522005F87DA Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1155

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Mar 5, 2020      
Location SCR 352



HB20-1155 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

10:23:28 AM  
Senator Hansen, prime sponsor, introduced
House Bill 20-1155, concerning requirements that builders of new residences
offer buyers options to accomodate higher efficiency devices.  The
bill requires home builders to offer a solar panel or solar thermal system;
prewiring or preplumb
ing to accomodate solar systems;
or a chase or wire for prewiring or preplumbing.  New Home builders
are also required to offer an electric vehicle charging system; upgraded
wiring to accomodate a future electric vehicle charging system; or a 210
to 240-volt alternating current plug near motor vehicle parking.  The
bill also requires new home builders to offer electric heating.  These
requirements apply to single family homes and condominiums.
10:26:38 AM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions
from the committee.
10:26:51 AM  
Ramesh Bhatt, representing the Sierra Club,
testified in support of the bill.
10:27:39 AM  
Justin Wilson, representing ChargePoint,
testified in support of the bill.
10:31:15 AM  
Senator Hansen distributed and explained
Amendments L.006, L.007, and L.008 (Attachments A, B, and C).



10:33:07 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment A).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey Excused
Scott
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:33:22 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment B).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey Excused
Scott
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:33:40 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment C).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote
Hisey Excused
Scott
Donovan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:33:56 AM  
The committee made closing remarks.
10:36:53 AM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.


10:37:23 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1155, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Scott No
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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