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8F6EF471D18424CA872589A30000AD14 Hearing Summary


Date May 1, 2023      
Location SCR 352

HB23-1069 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

06:07:25 PM  
Senators Cutter and Priola, co-prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 23-1069 Study Biochar in Plugging of Oil & Gas Wells. The bill creates a work group to study the use of biochar in plugging oil and gas wells.
06:11:55 PM  
Jan Rose, representing Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC), testified in support of the bill. Valley Lopez, representing 350 Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Janis Hallowell, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
06:18:48 PM  
Ruth Hund, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Anita Seitz, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, read testimony on behalf of Council Member Katherine Goff in support of the bill. Irene Andress, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill. Director Julie Murphy, representing Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Department of Natural Resources, was available to answer committee questions.
06:23:46 PM  
Senators Priola and Cutter gave closing remarks on the bill.
06:25:50 PM  
Senator Simpson gave closing comments.

06:26:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1069 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Priola
Cutter Yes
Hansen Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Simpson No
Priola Yes
Winter F. Excused
Final YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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