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D0D050727D4649CA872587DE00640BA8 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 3, 2022      
Location HCR 0107

HB22-1022 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

11:12:47 AM  
Representative Roberts,
bill sponsor, presented HB22-1022. The State Auditor completed a performance
audit of the Colorado State Fair Authority (authority) in 2019.  This
bill includes recommendations from the audit that require legislation to
implement.  These recommendations include:

- clarifying that the Commissioner of Agriculture, in consultation with
the authority board, will appoint and employ a manager for the authority;

- requiring the authority board to establish a process for approving industry
displays; and

- allowing the authority to collaborate with a state agency or industry
representative in developing an industry display.

He passed out
a fact sheet to the committee (Attachment C).
11:16:14 AM  
Representative Roberts responded to questions from the committee.
11:16:40 AM  
Scott Stoller, representing Colorado Department of Agriculture - State Fair, testified in support of the bill.
11:19:05 AM  
Representative Roberts responded to questions from the committee and gave final comments on the bill.

11:20:54 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1022 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Titone
Holtorf Yes
Lindsay Yes
Lontine Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton Yes
Roberts Yes
Titone Yes
Valdez D. Excused
Will Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   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