On March 2, 2012, Rep. Cindy Acree introduced HB 12-1320 – Concerning Energy-Related Assistance to Low-Income Households. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
The bill repeals the governor’s energy office’s program for providing home energy efficiency improvements for low-income households. The bill also redirects money to the department of human services low-income energy assistance fund for the purpose of increasing available funding under the low-income energy assistance program from:
- Money currently allocated to the governor’s energy office for the office’s home energy efficiency improvements program; and
- Money currently allocated to the energy outreach Colorado low-income energy assistance fund used by energy outreach Colorado to provide direct bill payment assistance to low-income households when the department of human services is not accepting client applications for the low-income energy assistance program.
The bill has been assigned to the Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Committee.
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