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F58923A0AAE4C0E7872589A20082207E Hearing Summary


Date May 1, 2023      
Location SCR 352

HB23-1252 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

05:41:22 PM  
Senator Exum, prime
sponsor, introduced and explained House Bill 23-1252 Thermal Energy.  The
bill makes various changes regarding the use of geothermal energy.
05:44:00 PM  
County Commissioner Jake Niece, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill. Ruth Hund, representing Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill. Gwen Farnsworth, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.
05:54:17 PM  
Keith Hay, representing Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill. Elena Santarella, representing BlueGreen Alliance, testified in support of the bill. Jan Rose, representing Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate, testified in support of the bill.
06:02:27 PM  
Mr. Hay responded to questions from the committee.
06:02:28 PM  
Written testimony is included as Attachment D.
06:05:33 PM  
Senator Exum gave closing remarks.

06:07:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1252 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Priola
Cutter Yes
Hansen Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Simpson Yes
Priola Yes
Winter F. Excused
Final YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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