Representative Ardnt, prime sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 19-070 to the committee. Under current law, the Department
of Natural Resources (DNR) is authorized to recieve or reject gifts of
money or property and to hold these funds or property in trust or invest,
sell, or exchange the property received for the benefit of the department
and the public. This bill clarifies that this authoirty to recieve
gifts also includes grants and donations.