BILL SUMMARY for SB09-075
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
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|Moved amendment L.008 (Attachment B). The motion |
Moved to refer Senate Bill 09-075, as amended, to
|Pass Without Objection|
10:42 AM -- Senate Bill 09-075
Representative McFadyen called the meeting to order. A quorum was present. Representative Marostica, prime sponsor of Senate Bill 09-075, discussed the merits of the bill. The bill would define a new category of vehicles, low-speed electric vehicles, in law, and replace current regulation of neighborhood electric vehicles. Representative Marostica provided a handout and Amendment L.008 to the committee members (Attachments A and B). He also responded to questions from committee members.
Representative McFadyen asked for witnesses to testify in support of the bill.
10:49 AM -- Mr. Jerry Abboud, representing the Powersports Dealers Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Abboud responded to questions from committee members and discussed current statutes pertaining to toy vehicles and go-carts.
10:51 AM -- Mr. Keith Hay, representing Environment Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:54 AM -- Ms. Laura Schewel, representing the Rocky Mountain Institute, testified regarding the bill. She discussed the impact of low-speed electric vehicle technologies upon the environment. Ms. Schewel responded to questions from committee members.
10:59 AM -- Mr. Mark Radtke, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
11:01 AM -- Mr. Elia Gourgouris, representing the Town of Superior, testified in support of the bill.
11:03 AM -- Mayor Mick Ireland, City of Aspen, testified in support of the bill.
|TIME: || 11:10:00 AM|
|MOTION:||Moved to refer Senate Bill 09-075, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on an 11-0 roll call vote. |
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS