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S_TRA_2021A 03/30/2021 02:02:00 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 03/30/2021
Attendance
Coram X
Donovan X
Hisey X
Scott X
Pettersen X
Winter X
Time 02:02:00 PM to 02:35:06 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Pettersen
This Report was prepared by Annie Kitch
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-103 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

SB21-103 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

02:02:28 PM  
The committee came
to order.  Senator Winter and Majority Leader Fenberg, co-prime bill
sponsors, reintroduced Senate Bill 21-103, Sunset Office of Consumer Counsel,
and mentioned they will not be offering Amendments L.005, L.008, and L.009
that were disbursed during the previous committee hearing on 3/25/21. The
bill sponsors stated that they will be offering Amendments L.001, L.002,
L.003, L.004, L.006, L.007 that were also disbursed on 3/25/21 (Attachments
A-F). Public Comments for this bill can be found in Attachment G. Senator
Winter and Majority Leader Fenberg responded to questions from the committee.

02:07:05 PM  
Mrs. Cindy Schonhaut,
representing Office of Consumer Counsel, testified in support of the bill
on 3/25/21 and shared that she is available for questions during the 3/30/21
hearing. Mrs. Schonhaut responded to questions from the committee.  

02:08:55 PM  
Mr. Bill Levis, representing AARP Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:12:44 PM  
Mr. Danny Katz, representing
CoPIRG (Colorado Public Interest Research Group), testified in support
of the bill.
02:14:40 PM  
Mr. Steve Andrews,
representing Pueblo's Energy Future, testified in support of the bill.
 Mr. Andrews responded to questions from the committee.
02:22:51 PM  
Ms. Jessica Gelay,
representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.


02:26:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Coram No
Donovan Yes
Hisey No
Scott No
Zenzinger Yes
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:27:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Coram
Donovan
Hisey
Scott
Zenzinger
Pettersen
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:27:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Coram
Donovan
Hisey
Scott
Zenzinger
Pettersen
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:28:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Coram No
Donovan Yes
Hisey No
Scott No
Zenzinger Yes
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:28:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment E)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Coram No
Donovan Yes
Hisey No
Scott No
Zenzinger Yes
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:29:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment F)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Coram Yes
Donovan Yes
Hisey No
Scott No
Zenzinger Yes
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:30:19 PM  
Senator Winter and Majority Leader Fenberg gave closing remarks and responded to questions from the committee.


02:34:36 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-103, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Coram No
Donovan Yes
Hisey No
Scott No
Zenzinger Yes
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:35:06 PM   The committee adjourned.






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