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BEADB27873B2FAAB87258995000804EB Hearing Summary


Date Apr 17, 2023      
Location HCR 0112

SB23-161 - Referred to House Appropriations

07:27:38 PM  
Speaker McCluskie, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 23-161. The bill transfers $26 million from the General Fund to the Department of Public Safety for the purchase of a Firehawk helicopter configured for wildfire and other public safety response needs.
07:31:39 PM  
Mr. Jett Coffeen, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
07:33:59 PM  

Director Mike Morgan, representing the Division of Fire Prevention and Control - Colorado Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill.

07:38:36 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
07:46:54 PM  
The committee continued to question Director Morgan.
07:54:34 PM  
Speaker McCluskie provided closing comments.

07:56:11 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-161 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Joseph
Seconded Weinberg
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Daugherty Yes
Frizell Yes
Hartsook Yes
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Marshall Yes
Taggart Yes
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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