Legislative Activity

Colorado - 2019


HB19-1157 - Modify Specific Ownership Tax Rates

Sponsored by Rep. Larry Liston

Bill Summary

Concerning the modification of specific ownership tax rates, and, in connection therewith, requiring additional specific ownership tax revenue generated by the rate modifications to be credited to the highway users tax fund and allocated to the state highway fund, counties, and municipalities in accordance with an existing statutory formula.

SWEEP opposes this Bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Jan. 29, 2019: Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Local Government + Finance

HB19-1159 - Modify Innovative Motor Vehicle Income Tax Credits

Sponsored by Rep. Sonya Jaquez Lewis | Rep. Matt Gray | Sen. Jessie Danielson

Bill Summary

Concerning modifications to the income tax credits for innovative motor vehicles.

SWEEP supports this Bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Jan. 29, 2019: Introduced In House - Assigned to Energy & Environment + Finance

HB19-1198 - Electric Vehicle Grant Fund

Sponsored by Rep. Alex Valdez | Rep. Donald Valdez | Sen. Jeff Bridges | Sen. Kevin Priola

Bill Summary

Concerning the powers and duties of the electric vehicle grant fund.

SWEEP supports this Bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Mar. 8, 2019: Bill under consideration

HB19-1199 - Colorado Clean Pass Act

Sponsored by Rep. Alex Valdez | Sen. Brittany Pettersen | Sen. Faith Winter

Bill Summary

Concerning the conditions under which operation of a plug-in electric motor vehicle on an express lane without regard to the number of persons in the vehicle and without payment of a toll or with payment of a reduced toll is allowed.

SWEEP supports this Bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Feb. 20, 2019: Introduced In House - Assigned to Energy & Environment + Appropriations

HB19-1231 - New Appliance Energy And Water Efficiency Standards

Sponsored by Rep. M. Froelich | Rep. C. Kipp

Bill Summary

Concerning efficiency standards for equipment sold in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, requiring certain appliances, plumbing fixtures, and other products sold for residential or commercial use to meet energy efficiency and water efficiency standards.

SWEEP supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Mar. 8, 2019: Introduced In House - Assigned to Energy & Environment

SB19-051 - Increase General Fund Funding For Transportation

Sponsored by Sen. Ray Scott | Sen. John Cooke

Bill Summary

Concerning the dedication of additional general fund money to fund transportation needs.

SWEEP opposes this Bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Jan. 8, 2019: Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Transportation & Energy + Appropriations

SB19-053 - California Motor Vehicle Emission Standards

Sponsored by Sen. John Cooke

Bill Summary

Concerning a prohibition on the air quality control commission adopting air quality control standards for motor vehicles that are more stringent than the federal standards.

SWEEP opposed this Bill. Matt Frommer testified against the bill on 2/13/19 in the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services

Bill Activity

  • As of Jan. 8, 2019: Introduced. Lost.

SB19-077 - Electric Motor Vehicles Public Utility Services

Sponsored by Sen. K. Priola | Sen. A. Williams | Rep. C. Hansen

Bill Summary

Concerning measures that affect the development of infrastructure used by electric motor vehicles, and, in connection therewith, establishing a process at the Colorado public utilities commission whereby a public utility may undertake implementation of an electric motor vehicle infrastructure program within the area covered by the utility's certificate of public convenience and necessity.

SWEEP supports this Bill. Matt Frommer is engaged in the stakeholder group convened by Senators Williams and Priola.

Bill Activity

  • As of Mar. 8, 2019: Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Local Government