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HB 1025 - Governor's Energy Office - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

Amy Stephens voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Amy Stephens made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Governor's Energy Office

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (56-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Governor's Energy Office

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that creates the Governor's Energy Office, which assumes the duties of the Office of Energy Management and Conservation to promote energy efficiency.

Highlights:
- Enumerates the duties of the Governor's Energy Office, which include the following [sec. 1 (24-38.5-102)]:
    - Collaborate with communities, utilities, private and public organizations, and individuals to promote renewable energy, including wind, solar and geothermal; - Develop programs to promote high performance buildings; - Make the state government more energy efficient; - Implement the Wind for Schools Project; and - Provide energy efficiency improvements for low-income households.
- Appoints the director of the Governor's Energy Office to serve as the chairperson of the board of directors of the Colorado Clean Energy Development Authority [sec. 1 (24-38.5-102) (2)]. - Requires the Governor's Energy Office to assist the Department of Higher Education in developing renewable energy curricula for research institutions and colleges to serve the work force needs of renewable energy industries [sec. 1 (24-38.5-102) (1) (o)]. - Requires the Governor's Energy Office to submit annual reports to the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy Committee and the House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee [sec. 1 (24-38.5-102) (1) (p)].
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (20-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Governor's Energy Office

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the Governor's Energy Office, which assumes the duties of the Office of Energy Management and Conservation and promotes energy efficiency.

Highlights:
- Enumerates the duties of the Governor's Energy Office, which include the following [sec. 1 (24-38.5-102)]:
    - Collaborate with communities, utilities, private and public organizations, and individuals to promote renewable energy, including wind, solar and geothermal; - Develop programs to promote high performance buildings; - Make the state government more energy efficient; - Implement the Wind for Schools Project; and - Provide energy efficiency improvements for low-income households.
- Appoints the director of the Governor's Energy Office to serve as the chairperson of the board of directors of the Colorado Clean Energy Development Authority [sec. 1 (24-38.5-102) (2)]. - Requires the Governor's Energy Office to assist the Department of Higher Education in developing renewable energy curricula for research institutions and colleges to serve the work force needs of renewable energy industries [sec. 1 (24-38.5-102) (1) (o)]. - Requires the Governor's Energy Office to submit annual reports to the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy Committee and the House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee [sec. 1 (24-38.5-102) (1) (p)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (59-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Governor's Energy Office

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the Governor's Energy Office, which assumes the duties of the Office of Energy Management and Conservation and promotes energy efficiency.

Highlights:
-Establishes the powers and duties of the Governor's Energy Office, including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    -Collaborate with communities, utilities, private and public organizations, and individuals to promote renewable energy, including wind, solar and geothermal; -Develop programs to promote high performance buildings; -Make the state government more energy efficient; -Promote technology transfer and economic development; -Distribute funds to the Renewable Energy Authority; -Implement the Wind for Schools Project; -Establish and manage a program to improve energy efficiency in public schools; -Provide energy efficiency improvements for low-income households; and -Organize a 16-member task force on renewable resource generation development areas
-Requires the director of the Governor's Energy Office to serve as the chairperson of the board of directors of the Colorado Clean Energy Development Authority (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the Governor's Energy Office to expend money from the Clean Energy Fund to assist in developing community college-level curricula on alternative and renewable energies to use in training for jobs in renewable energy, provided that funds are expended in a block grant for no more than five years (Sec. 7).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Governor's Energy Office

Sponsors

  • Ron D. Tupa (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Martin Weissmann (CO - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Debbie J. Benefield (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alice J. Borodkin (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Boyd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Morgan L. Carroll (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • K. Jerry Frangas (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rafael Lorenzo Gallegos (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cory Gardner (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stella Garza-Hicks (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Gibbs (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gwyn Green (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter C. Groff (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary A. Hodge (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Maryanne 'Moe' Keller (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew 'Andy' Kerr (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James E. 'Jim' Kerr (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Claire Levy (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alice D. Madden (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Liane 'Buffie' McFadyen (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Merrifield (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen Middleton (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dianne I. Primavera (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ellen S. Roberts (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christine Scanlan (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brandon C. Shaffer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Judith Anne 'Judy' Solano (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John F. Soper (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Abel J. Tapia (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Janann Todd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Suzanne S. Williams (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue Windels (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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