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B524623025BD77A68725896A0075C0A3 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 6, 2023      
Location HCR 0107

SB23-050 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:26:13 PM  
Representative Holtorf,
bill co-prime sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 23-050. The bill expands
eligibility criteria for the existing Colorado Agricultural Future Loan
Program. The program, currently scheduled to repeal January 2, 2025, is
continued indefinitely.  
02:29:03 PM  
Representative McCormick, bill co-prime sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
02:29:47 PM  
Bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:31:59 PM  
Mr. Brian Coppom, representing Colorado Department of Agriculture, testified in support of the bill. Tyler Garrett, representing Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, testified in support of the bill. Richard Orf, representing Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Austin Vincent, representing Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.
02:40:14 PM  
Mr. Coppom answered questions from committee members.
02:43:09 PM  
Mr. Garrett replied to questions from the committee.
02:51:11 PM  
Mr. Coppom continued to answer questions from the committee.
02:51:31 PM  
Representative Holtorf and Representative McCormick gave final comments on the bill.
02:53:34 PM  
Committee members made final comments on the bill.

02:57:01 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-050 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved McCormick
Seconded Holtorf
Holtorf Yes
Lindsay Yes
Luck No
Lukens Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Parenti Yes
Story Yes
Titone Excused
Velasco Yes
Winter T. Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 1   EXC: 1   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