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H_ALW_2021A 05/17/2021 02:48:18 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & WATER
Date 05/17/2021
Attendance
Boesenecker X
Cutter X
Holtorf *
Lontine X
Lynch X
McLachlan X
Roberts X
Valdez D. X
Will X
Catlin X
McCormick X
Time 02:48:18 PM to 03:41:52 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by McCormick
This Report was prepared by Alexa Kelly
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-189 Referred to House Appropriations
SB21-204 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

SB21-189 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:48:29 PM  
The committee came to order.  Representatives
McCormick and Catlin, co-prime bill sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 21-189
to the committee.
The
bill appropriates funds from the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB)
Construction Fund in the Department of Natural Resources to the CWCB and
the Division of Water Resources for specified water-related projects.

02:51:41 PM  
Dianna Orf, Colorado
Water Congress, testified in support of the bill.  Kirk Russell, Colorado
Water Conservation Board, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Russell
responded to questions from the committee.
02:58:09 PM  
Jayla Poppleton,
Water Education Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:18 PM  

Representative McCormick and Representative Catlin gave final comments on the bill.

03:05:02 PM  

Committee members made final comments on the bill.



03:06:42 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-189 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Catlin
Seconded McCormick
Boesenecker Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lontine Yes
Lynch Yes
McLachlan Yes
Roberts Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Will Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-204 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:07:04 PM  
Representatives Young and Van Beber, co-prime
bill sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 21-204 to the committee. The bill
appropriates $5.0 million General Fund to the Department of Local Affairs
for the Rural Economic Development Initiative grant program.
03:12:00 PM  
The bill sponsors
responded to questions from committee members.
03:16:43 PM  
Bruce Eisenhauer, Colorado Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Daphne Gervais, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Mr. Eisenhauer responded to questions from the committee.
03:30:55 PM  
Richard Orf, Associated
Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr.
Orf responded to questions from the committee.  
03:33:06 PM  
Representative Roberts
introduced and spoke on amendment L.003 (Attachment A).


03:37:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A).
Moved Roberts
Seconded Catlin
Boesenecker
Cutter
Holtorf
Lontine
Lynch
McLachlan
Roberts
Valdez D.
Will
Catlin
McCormick
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:37:44 PM  
Representative Van Beber and Representative Young gave final comments on the bill.
03:38:19 PM  
Committee members made final comments on the bill.


03:41:20 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-204, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Catlin
Seconded Valdez D.
Boesenecker Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lontine Excused
Lynch Yes
McLachlan Yes
Roberts Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Will Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:41:52 PM   The committee adjourned.






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