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7806E8E14D99548B8725881600711886 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 31, 2022      
Location Old Supreme Court

SB22-167 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:36:28 PM  

Senator Ginal, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-167 to the committee. Under current law, breeders of racing greyhounds not intended to be companion pets are exempt from the requirements of the Pet Animal Care and Facilities Act. The bill repeals this exemption.

02:38:26 PM  
Mr. Jordan Beezley, representing Colorado Department of Agriculture, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
02:38:47 PM  

Ali Mickelson, representing Dumb Friends League, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout for the committee (Attachment B). Roland Halpern, representing Colorado Voters For Animals, testified in support of the bill. Duane Adams, representing Animal Welfare Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:43:43 PM  
Ms. Mickelson and Mr. Adams responded to questions from the committee.
02:49:41 PM  
Francesca Maes, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
02:51:37 PM  
Senator Ginal wrapped up her presentation of the bill.
02:53:03 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.

02:55:53 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-167 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Coram Yes
Fields Yes
Hinrichsen Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   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