Reduce Waste Tire Stockpile Risks
TRANSPORTATION LEGISLATION REVIEW COMMITTEE
|Votes: View--> ||Action Taken: |
|Moved that Bill #2 be recommended for introduction||PASS|
02:37 PM -- Reduce Waste Tire Stockpile Risks
Tom Morris, Office of Legislative Legal Services, reviewed proposed Bill #2. He commented on the consolidation of the responsibility for waste tire disposal under the Department of Public Health and Environment in the bill, and funding shifts that would occur under the bill. He noted that there is currently a $1.50 fee for tire disposal. He commented on documents required to legally haul waste tires and the registration of waste tire facilities required in the bill. The committee discussed the waste tire disposal problem in the state and discussed the expense of extinguishing tire fires.
Kevin Klein, Director, Division of Fire Safety, said that it is important to be aware of the capabilities of local fire departments in addressing tire fires. He commented on the need for the division to receive funding for requirements under the bill. The committee continued discussion of waste tire disposal in Colorado.
Jesi Dobosz, Legislative Liaison, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, thanked committee members who have worked on the development of Bill #2 and said that the department does not yet have a position on the proposed bill, or an estimate of the level of fees that would be assessed under the bill.
|BILL:||Reduce Waste Tire Stockpile Risks |
|TIME: || 03:18:40 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved that Bill #2 be recommended for introduction. the motion passed on an 8-6-3 roll call vote.|
Not Final YES: 8 NO: 6 EXC: 3 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS