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S_TRA_2019A 03/21/2019 12:00:33 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 03/21/2019
Attendance
Donovan X
Foote X
Hisey X
Priola X
Scott X
Pettersen X
Winter *
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 12:00:33 PM to 12:33:12 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Winter
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-096 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

SB19-096 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


12:02:17 PM  

Senator Donovan, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-096. The bill requires the Air Quality Control Commission in the Department of Public Health and Environment to collect, analyze, report, and forecast greenhouse gas emissions data. It also requires the commission to propose rules to implement measures to allow the state to meet its greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. Senator Donovan explained amendments L.001 (Attachment A) and L.002 (Attachment B).

12:06:52 PM  

Senator Donovan responded to questions from the committee.

12:12:12 PM  

Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

12:15:30 PM  

Geoff Hier, representing the Colorado Rural Electric Association, testified from a neutral position on the bill.

12:17:00 PM  

Doug Henderson, representing the Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate, testified in support of the bill.   He provided a written statement (Attachment C).

12:19:56 PM  

Becky English, representing the Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.

12:23:03 PM  

Amelia Myers, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

12:24:32 PM  
Anita Seitz, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.


12:29:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Donovan
Foote
Hisey
Priola
Scott
Pettersen
Winter Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:29:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Donovan
Foote
Hisey
Priola
Scott
Pettersen
Winter Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:32:59 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-096, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey No
Priola Yes
Scott No
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:33:12 PM   The committee adjourned.






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