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7D2D86B20D54129587258AD9005C8F27 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB24-1287

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date Mar 7, 2024      
Location LSB A



HB24-1287 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

09:51:01 AM  
Representative Marshall and Representative Soper, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 24-1287, concerning access to state grant opportunities. The bill creates a state grant database and a program to help local governments identify and apply for grants. Representative Marshall provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A). Representative Marshall and Representative Soper responded to questions from the committee.
10:00:45 AM  
Richard Orf, representing
the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support
of the bill. Reagan Shane, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified
to amend the bill. Bruce Eisenhauer, representing the Department of Local
Affairs, was available to answer committee questions. Michelle Murphy,
representing the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, testified in support
of the bill. The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
10:11:02 AM  
Representative Marshall
explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B) and responded to questions from
the committee.


10:14:00 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Brown
Seconded Epps
Bottoms Excused
Bradley
Brown
DeGraaf Excused
Epps
Parenti
Ricks Excused
Rutinel
Willford
Boesenecker
Woodrow
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:14:00 AM  
Representative Soper
explained amendment L.002 (Attachment C).


10:14:51 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Brown
Seconded Bradley
Bottoms Excused
Bradley
Brown
DeGraaf Excused
Epps
Parenti
Ricks Excused
Rutinel
Willford
Boesenecker
Woodrow
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:14:52 AM  
Representative Soper
and Representative Marshall made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee
members commented on the bill.


10:17:02 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1287, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Brown
Seconded Bradley
Bottoms Excused
Bradley Yes
Brown Yes
DeGraaf Excused
Epps Yes
Parenti Yes
Ricks Excused
Rutinel Yes
Willford Yes
Boesenecker Yes
Woodrow Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 3   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