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37DB07018147A27E872589900062E2ED Hearing Summary


Date Apr 13, 2023      
Location HCR 0107

HB23-1274 - Referred to House Appropriations

12:00:07 PM  
Representative McCormick, bill co-prime sponsor, introduced and gave opening comments on House Bill 23-1274. The bill authorizes the use of $5 million from the Species Conservation Trust Fund for specific programs submitted by the director of the Department of Natural Resources. The programs are designed to conserve native species that are threatened or endangered under state or federal law, or are likely to become candidate species as determined by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The funds authorized are available in FY 2023-24, and remain available for the designated purposes until they are fully spent.
12:05:10 PM  
Representative Catlin, bill co-prime sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
12:05:28 PM  
Daphne Gervais, representing
Colorado Department of Natural Resources, testified in support of the bill.

Aaron Citron,
representing The Nature Conservancy, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Gervais and
 Mr. Harry Crockett, representing Colorado Parks and Wildlife, answered
questions from the committee.
12:17:13 PM  
Representative McCormick and Representative Catlin gave final comments on the bill.

12:19:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1274 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McCormick
Seconded Catlin
Holtorf Yes
Lindsay Yes
Luck Yes
Lukens Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Parenti Yes
Story Yes
Titone Yes
Velasco Yes
Winter T. Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details