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S_SA_2021A 06/03/2021 03:03:14 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 06/03/2021
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Simpson X
Sonnenberg X
Coleman X
Gonzales X
Time 03:03:14 PM to 04:23:30 PM
Place Old Supreme Court
This Meeting was called to order by Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1324 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB21-1324 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:03:28 PM  
Senator Rodriguez
and Senator Hisey, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1324. The bill
allows investor-owned electric utilities to submit proposals to the Public
Utilities Commission for innovative energy technology projects and partnerships.
03:08:11 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.
03:14:44 PM  
Senator Gonzales proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
03:15:11 PM  
Geoff Hier, representing
Colorado Rural Electric Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
The witness responded to committee questions.
03:25:06 PM  
Suzann Kuhns, representing
IBEW Local 111, testified in support of the bill. Greg Brophy, representing
Onward Energy & The Western Way, testified in support of the bill.
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:34:28 PM  
Sara Blackhurst, representing Action 22, testified in support of the bill. Town Manager Mathew Mendesco, representing City of Hayden, testified in support of the bill. Tim Redmond, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
03:42:10 PM  
Kathryn Valdez, representing Xcel Energy, testified in support of the bill. Jack Ihle, Xcel Energy, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:05:27 PM  
Phil Hayes, IBEW
111, testified in support of the bill. The witness responded to committee
questions.
04:16:28 PM  
Amendment L.007 was
discussed (Attachment A).


04:17:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment A).
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:17:52 PM  
The committee recessed. The committee came back to order.
04:20:12 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks.


04:23:17 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1324, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis No
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:23:30 PM   The committee adjourned.






COVID-19 Resources
School Finance Poverty Study RFP 2021 (submit by 10 a.m. 8/6/2021)
Solicitation for Members for the Legislative Task Force Concerning Tax Policy (submit by July 27 12:00 p.m.)
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