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B1C8B34B775334988725899B00799518 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1216

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



HB23-1216 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

04:08:02 PM  
Senator Danielson,
prime sponsor, introduced and explained House Bill 23-1216 Natural Gas
Pipeline Safety.  The bill directs the Public Utilities Commission
to adopt rules regarding natural gaspipelines.

04:15:47 PM  
Eric Allen, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Allen provided a
visual aid for his testimony, which is included as Attachment B.  Marita
Fiddler, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

04:20:00 PM  
Brian Lopez, representing
Xcel Energy, testified to amend the bill.  Carly West, representing
Black Hills Energy, testified to amend the bill.  

04:38:12 PM  
Mr. Allen answered questions from the committee.
04:54:19 PM  
Mr. Lopez answered questions from the committee.
04:55:52 PM  
Mr. Lopez and Mr. Allen continued to answer questions from the committee.
05:08:11 PM  
Senator Priola explained
Amendment L.008 (Attachment C).
05:08:57 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis asked Senator Priola questions about L.008.
05:11:49 PM  
The committee took
a brief recess
05:16:00 PM  
The committee came
back to order


05:16:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Priola
Seconded
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Simpson Yes
Priola Yes
Winter F. Yes
YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:16:57 PM  
Senator Danielson
gave closing remarks on the bill.


05:17:57 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1216, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Winter F.
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






The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details