CONSERVATION – Our Colorado way of life includes spending time outside and not having to worry about clean air and safe water.

Below are bills I’ve sponsored and supported to try to keep it that way.

Optional electric vehicle charging in new residential construction (HB18-1107) – This bill asked home builders to offer pre-wiring suitable for electric vehicle charging to buyers of new single family dwellings.  I sponsored this bill because it costs a few hundred dollars to get the wiring in place at the time of construction, compared to potentially thousands of dollars later.  With big changes coming to our vehicle fleet in the next several years, this bill aimed to save home buyers money. STATUS: killed on a party-line vote in GOP state senate.

I’ve also supported conservation legislation to: