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HB 1358 - Authorizing Home Buyers to Purchase Water Efficiency Devices Up Front - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

James Kerr voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizing Home Buyers to Purchase Water Efficiency Devices Up Front

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (38-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizing Home Buyers to Purchase Water Efficiency Devices Up Front

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to repass a bill, after having concurred with Senate amendments thereto, that requires builders of new single-family homes to offer buyers several water efficiency options, beginning January 1, 2011.

Highlights:
-Requires that builders of single-family detached residences offer buyers the following water efficiency options (Sec. 1):
    -The installation of water-efficient toilets, lavatory faucets, and showerheads; -The installation of dishwashers or clothes washers that are qualified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program, if the machines are financed, installed, or sold through the home builder; -A landscape design that follows water-efficient landscaping practices, if the landscaping is financed, installed, or sold through the home builder and will be maintained by the home owner; and -The installation of a pressure-reducing valve that limits static service pressure in the residence.
-Specifies that these requirements do not preclude a home builder from subjecting water-efficient fixture and appliance upgrades to the same terms and conditions as other upgrades, including, but not limited to, charges and deadlines (Sec. 1). -Specifies that these requirements do not apply to unoccupied homes, including, but not limited to, sales inventory and model homes (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THE LEGISLATURE PROVIDES ITS MEMBERS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO BOTH VOTE ON WHETHER TO CONCUR WITH THE OPPOSING CHAMBER'S AMENDMENTS AND, IF THE CONCURRENCE VOTE SUCCEEDS, VOTE TO REPASS THE BILL AFTER THE AMENDMENTS ARE INCORPORATED. THIS IS A VOTE ON REPASSAGE OF THE BILL AFTER THE MEMBERS CONCURRED WITH THE OPPOSING CHAMBER'S AMENDMENTS.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (21-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizing Home Buyers to Purchase Water Efficiency Devices Up Front

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires builders of new single-family homes to offer buyers several water efficiency options, beginning January 1, 2011.

Highlights:
-Requires that builders of single-family detached residences offer buyers the following water efficiency options (Sec. 1):
    -The installation of water-efficient toilets, lavatory faucets, and showerheads; -The installation of dishwashers or clothes washers that are qualified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program, if the machines are financed, installed, or sold through the home builder; -A landscape design that follows water-efficient landscaping practices, if the landscaping is financed, installed, or sold through the home builder and will be maintained by the home owner; and -The installation of a pressure-reducing valve that limits static service pressure in the residence.
-Specifies that these requirements do not preclude a home builder from subjecting water-efficient fixture and appliance upgrades to the same terms and conditions as other upgrades, including, but not limited to, charges and deadlines (Sec. 1). -Specifies that these requirements do not apply to unoccupied homes, including, but not limited to, sales inventory and model homes (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (38-27) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizing Home Buyers to Purchase Water Efficiency Devices Up Front

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