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7A71359EE5C40EA887258994007A4A5C Hearing Summary


Date Apr 17, 2023      
Location HCR 0107

SB23-177 - Referred to House Appropriations

04:15:47 PM  
Representative McCormick,
bill co-prime sponsor, introduced and gave opening comments on Senate Bill
23-177.  The bill appropriates a total of $69,830,000 from the Colorado
Water Conservation Board (CWCB) Construction Fund in the Department of
Natural Resources to the CWCB and the Division of Water Resources for specified
water-related projects. The bill also appropriates $25.2 million from the
Water Plan Implementation Cash Fund to the DNR. On July 1, 2023, the bill
transfers $54.0 million from the Severance Tax Perpetual Base Fund to the
CWCB Construction Fund.  
04:18:09 PM  
Representative Catlin,
bill co-prime sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
04:18:19 PM  
Daphne Gervais, representing
Colorado Department of Natural Resources, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Richard Brown,
representing Pikes Peak Regional Water Authority, Upper Arkansas Water
Conservation District, and Colorado Water Congress, testified in support
of the bill.  

Mr. Lee Miller,
representing Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, testified
in support of the bill.

04:26:08 PM  
Representative McCormick and Representative Catlin gave closing comments on the bill.

04:29:33 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-177 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McCormick
Seconded Catlin
Holtorf Yes
Lindsay Yes
Lukens Yes
Lynch Yes
Martinez Excused
McLachlan Yes
Parenti Yes
Story Excused
Titone Yes
Velasco Yes
Winter T. Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   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