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90ACBAD009E0C164872584F80060AB1B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1064

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Jan 23, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1064 - Lay Over

10:35:56 AM  
Representative Hooton, prime bill sponsor,
presented on House Bill 20-1064, PUC Study of Community Choice Energy,
using a PowerPoint presentation (Attachment C).  The bill requires
the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to study the implementation of community
choice energy in Colorado.
10:49:22 AM  
Representative Hooton responded to questions
from the committee about the bill.
11:28:46 AM  
Ramesh Bhatt, representing the Sierra Club,
testified in support of the bill.
11:32:58 AM  
Erin Overturf, representing the Western
Resource Advocates, testified on the bill.
11:35:13 AM  
Bob Yates, Mayor Pro Tem of the City of
Boulder, testified in support of the bill.
11:37:38 AM  
Kariy Christ-Janer, representing herself,
testified on the bill.
11:40:19 AM  
Ms. Overturf, Ms. Christ-Janer, and Mayor
Pro Tem Yates responded to questions from the committee.
11:50:35 AM  
Larry Miloshevich, representig himself,
testified on the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment
D).
11:53:18 AM  
Kent Singer, representing the Colorado Rural Electric Association, testified on the bill.
11:55:41 AM  
K.K. DuVivier, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  Ron Bennett, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.
12:00:35 PM  
Mr. Miloshevich responded to questions
from the committee.
12:03:01 PM  
Steve Szabo, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment
E).  Larry Atenceo, representing the Pueblo City Council, testified
in support of the bill.  Brooke Trammell, representing Xcel Energy,
testified against the bill.  Dan Greenberg, representing himself,
testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the committee
(Attachment F).
12:12:02 PM  
Ms. Trammell and Mr. Greenberg responded
to questions from the committee.
12:22:09 PM  
Gary Arnold, representing Denver Pipefitters,
testified against the bill.  Jan Rose, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  Leslie Glustrom, representing Clean Energy
Action, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment
G).  Kathleen Curry, representing Redlands Water and Power, testified
in support of the bill.
12:31:44 PM  
Rich Meisinger, representing IBEW Local
111, testified against the bill.  Andrew Bennett, representing Energy
Outreach Colorado, testified against the bill.  Jacob Smith, representing
Colorado Communities 4 Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
 Sam Allen, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

12:45:42 PM  
Mr. Smith and Mr. Meisinger responded to
questions from the committee.  
12:54:15 PM  
Lane Wright, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
12:58:09 PM  
Representative Hooton made concluding comments about the bill.
01:07:20 PM  
The committee laid the bill over for action
only at a later hearing.






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