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H_AWN_2023A 02/16/2023 12:29:01 PM Committee Summary

Date 02/16/2023
Holtorf *
Lindsay X
Luck X
Lukens X
Martinez X
McLachlan X
Parenti X
Story X
Titone *
Velasco X
Winter T. X
Catlin E
McCormick X
Time 12:29:01 PM to 12:44:22 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by McCormick
This Report was prepared by Alexa Kelly
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB23-010 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB23-010 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

12:29:12 PM  
Representative McLachlan, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 23-010. Under current law, the Water Resources and Agriculture Review Committee is an interim committee that meets up to eight times per year and may take up to two field trips per year. The bill instead makes it a year-round committee that must meet at least four times per year. The bill also removes the limit on the number of field trips the committee may take each year.
12:31:47 PM  
Mr. Jordan Beezley, representing Colorado Department of Agriculture, testified in support of the bill. Kelly Romero-Heaney, representing Colorado Department of Natural Resources, testified in support of the bill. Dianna Orf, representing Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the bill.

The panelists responded to questions from the committee.

12:38:38 PM  
Representative McLachlan gave final comments on the bill.

12:44:12 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-010 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved McLachlan
Holtorf Yes
Lindsay Yes
Luck Yes
Lukens Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Parenti Yes
Story Yes
Titone Yes
Velasco Yes
Winter T. Yes
Catlin Excused
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

12:44:22 PM   The committee adjourned.

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