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S_TRA_2018A 04/17/2018 02:00:39 PM Committee Summary

Date 04/17/2018
Baumgardner X
Todd X
Zenzinger E
Scott X
Cooke X
Time 02:00:39 PM to 02:27:53 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Cooke
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-181 Committee Discussion and Amendment Only

SB18-181 - Committee Discussion and Amendment Only

02:01:07 PM  
Senators Cooke and Holbert, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-181. This bill extends the emissions inspection cycle for model year 1982 and newer vehicles from two to four years. In addition, rules of the Air Quality Control Commission in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) must not prohibit issuance of a certification of emissions compliance based solely on the check-engine light being illuminated on a vehicle's dashboard.
02:04:33 PM  
Senator Cooke explained amendment L.001 [Attachment A]. Senator Holbert commented about the local government impact of the bill.
02:11:12 PM  
Garrison Kaufman, representing the Colorado
Air Pollution Control Division in the Colorado Department of Health and
Environment, testified in opposition to the bill.  He responded to
questions from the committee.
02:18:50 PM  
Leo Boyle, representing the Collector Car Council of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:20:40 PM  
Todd O'Connell, representing the Colorado Independent Automobile Dealers Association, testified in suppot of the bill. Mr. O'Connell provided two handouts to the committee [Attachments B and C].

02:26:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Cooke
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection

02:27:53 PM   Committee Adjourned

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