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CDA37936D67D534D872586DB0061C8F1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-237

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & WATER
Date May 20, 2021      
Location HCR 0107



SB21-237 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


11:48:08 AM  
The committee came
to order.  Representatives McCluskie and Lynch, co-prime bill sponsors,
introduced Senate Bill 21-237 to the committee.  The bill repeals
the Forest Health Advisory Council within the Colorado State Forest Service
and creates the Forest Health Council within the Department of Natural
Resources.



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.  
12:02:59 PM  
Ben Tisdel, representing
Colorado Counties Inc. (CCI), and Counties & Commissioners Acting Together
(CCAT), testified in support of the bill.  Commissioner Matt Jones,
representing  CCAT, testified in support of the bill.  Mike Lester,
representing Colorado State Forest Service, testified in support of the
bill.  Commissioner Tisdale and Mr. Lester responded to questions
from the committee.  
12:27:09 PM  
Dan Gibbs, representing
Department of Natural Resources, testified in support of the bill.  Director
Gibbs responded to questions from the committee.  Kathleen Curry,
representing Ute Water, testified in support of the bill.  Ms, Curry
responded to questions from the committee.  
12:45:56 PM  
Representative Will
explained and distributed amendment L.005 (Attachment A).


12:46:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment A).
Moved Will
Seconded Catlin
Boesenecker
Cutter
Holtorf
Lontine
McLachlan
Pelton
Roberts
Valdez D.
Will
Catlin
McCormick
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:47:02 PM  
The bill sponsors
made concluding comments on the bill.


12:49:40 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-237, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cutter
Seconded Holtorf
Boesenecker Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lontine Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton Yes
Roberts Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Will Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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