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619945C3DB59B4648725898D006C3310 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 10, 2023      
Location HCR 0112

SB23-163 - Referred to House Appropriations

01:41:52 PM  
Representatives Jodeh and Lynch, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 23-163. The bill expands the classification of state troopers in the Public Employees’ Retirement Association to include Wildlife Officers and Parks and Recreation Officers employed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:45:06 PM  
Chief Ty Petersburg, representing Colorado Parks & Wildlife, testified in support of the bill.
01:48:23 PM  
Mr. Rob Firth, representing the Colorado Wildlife Employees Protective Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:49:32 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
01:52:50 PM  
John Armstrong, representing Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to respond to questions about the fiscal note. Representative Lynch responded to committee questions.
01:58:07 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments and asked for a favorable recommendation.

02:01:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-163 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lynch
Seconded Marshall
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Daugherty Excused
Frizell Excused
Kipp Excused
Lindstedt Yes
Lynch Yes
Marshall Yes
Taggart Yes
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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