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H_TRA_2018A 05/03/2018 11:29:05 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 05/03/2018
Attendance
Becker J. X
Bridges X
Buck X
Carver X
Esgar *
Ginal X
Hansen X
Jackson *
Lawrence *
Liston X
Lundeen X
Roberts X
Saine X
McLachlan X
Winter X
Time 11:29:05 AM to 02:02:43 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Winter
This Report was prepared by Katie Ruedebusch
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-001 Amended, referred to House Finance
SB18-253 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1428 Amended, referred to House Finance
HB18-1424 Referred to House Finance
SB18-255 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB18-001 - Amended, referred to House Finance


11:29:20 AM  
Rep. Buck returned to the committee to discuss Senate Bill 18-001. The committee previously heard Senate Bill 18-001 on May 2, 2018.
11:30:53 AM  

Rep. Winter distributed and explained a chart [Attachment A].

11:35:41 AM  

Committee discussion on amendment L.084 ensued [Attachment B].

11:39:13 AM  
Mr. Greg Sobetski, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer committee questions.
12:00:27 PM  
Committee discussion on L.084 continued.


12:11:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.084 [Attachment B]
Moved Esgar
Seconded Bridges
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence No
Liston No
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 8   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:14:47 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-001, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Jackson
Becker J. No
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence No
Liston No
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-253 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:15:49 PM  
Rep. Young introduced Senate Bill 18-253. The bill establishes a uniform date of July 1, 2019, to transition the Department of Revenue's (DOR) CSTARS account to the new DRIVES Vehicle Services account. The bill also delays corresponding statutory repeal dates for one year.
12:17:40 PM  

Mr. Tony Anderson, representing DOR, answered several committee questions.



12:20:50 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-253 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Becker J.
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Liston Yes
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Excused
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 14   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1428 - Amended, referred to House Finance


12:21:48 PM  
Rep. K. Becker introduced House Bill 18-1428. The bill authorizes local governments to enter into an energy and innovation collaboration agreement with an investor-owned utility and extends a related property tax exemption. Rep. K. Becker answered several committee questions.
12:35:00 PM  

Ms. Leslie Glustrom, representing herself, testified against the bill. She distributed a handout to the committee [Attachment C].

12:36:02 PM  
Mr. Laurent Meillon, representing Colorado Renewable Energy Society, testified against the bill.
12:41:04 PM  
Mr. Phillip Doe, representing Be The Change, testified against the bill.
12:42:33 PM  

Mr. David Amster-Olszewsk, representing SunShare, testified against the bill. He distributed a packet to the committee [Attachment D].  

12:45:46 PM  
Mr. Will Toor, representing the Southwest Energy Efficiency Program, testified in support of the bill.
12:52:56 PM  
Ms. Brandy Delange, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
12:56:08 PM  
Mr. Justin Wilson, representing the Colorado Solar Industry Association, testified in support of the bill.
12:57:35 PM  
Mr. Morgan Cullen, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
01:00:42 PM  

Ms. Nadia El Mallakh, representing Xcel Energy, testified in support of the bill.

01:03:26 PM  
Ms. Heidi Morgan, representing Black Hills Energy, testified in support of the bill.
01:11:32 PM  
Ms. Erin Reynolds, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer a committee question.
01:11:59 PM  
Ms. El Mallakh, Ms. Morgan, and Mr. Cullen answered several committee questions.
01:13:52 PM  
Ms. Theresa Conley, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:16:18 PM  

Mr. Tom Herrod, representing the City and County of Denver, testified in support of the bill.



01:23:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment E]
Moved Jackson
Seconded Hansen
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver Yes
Esgar Excused
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Liston Yes
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 12   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
01:32:05 PM  
Rep. K. Becker gave some closing remarks.


01:36:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1428, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Jackson
Seconded McLachlan
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck No
Carver No
Esgar Excused
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence No
Liston Yes
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1424 - Referred to House Finance


01:36:38 PM  
Rep. Salazar and Speaker Duran introduced House Bill 18-1424. The bill creates the Chicana/o special license plate. This license plate is available to anyone who donates to one or more organization chosen by the Department of Revenue (DOR) and pays a one-time special plate fee of $50.
01:44:39 PM  

Ms. Emily Alvos, representing COLOR, testified in support of the bill.

01:45:10 PM  

Mr. Jono Soro, representing Servicos de la Raza, testified in support of the bill.

01:46:40 PM  
Rep. Salazar and Speaker Duran gave some closing remarks.


01:52:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1424 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Jackson
Seconded Bridges
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Liston Yes
Lundeen No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-255 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:52:30 PM  
Reps. Hooton and Arndt introduced Senate Bill 18-255. The bill clarifies that electronic records, documents, and signatures related to obtaining a certificate of title may not be denied legal effect, validity, or enforceability.
01:55:35 PM  
Mr. Cecil Autry, representing Liberty Mutual, testified in support of the bill.
01:57:59 PM  

Ms. Elizabeth Groqan, representing State Farm, testified in support of the bill.

01:58:30 PM  
Mr. Dan Jablan, representing Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:59:55 PM  
Mr. Jery Payne, Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer a committee question.


02:01:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 [Attachment F]
Moved Saine
Seconded Bridges
Becker J.
Bridges
Buck
Carver
Esgar
Ginal
Hansen
Jackson
Lawrence
Liston
Lundeen
Roberts
Saine
McLachlan
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:02:20 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-255, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Saine
Seconded Bridges
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Liston Yes
Lundeen Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Yes
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 15   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:02:43 PM   Committee Adjourned






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