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h_lg_2017a_2017-02-22t13:31:16z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/22/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-034



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-034 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:32 PM -- SB17-034



Representatives McKean and Foote, co-sponsors, explained the bill. The bill extends the ability of a board of county commissioners to transfer county General Fund money to its county Road and Bridge Fund from four to eight years after the Governor declares a disaster emergency in the county. They answered questions from the committee.



01:39 PM --
George Gerstle, representing Boulder County, testified in favor of the measure. He explained that more time is needed to coordinate with agencies and complete reconstruction projects after natural disasters.



01:45 PM --
Josh Fudge, representing Larimer County, spoke in favor of the bill. He discussed the magnitude of recent natural disasters, such as the flood of 2013, and the complexities involved with completing reconstruction projects in short time periods. He answered questions from the committee.





01:52 PM



Representatives McKean and Foote made closing remarks about the bill.

BILL: SB17-034
TIME: 01:54:58 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-034 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0.
SECONDED: McKean
VOTE
Coleman
Yes
Exum
Yes
Gray
Yes
Liston
Yes
McKean
Yes
Navarro
Excused
Ransom
Yes
Singer
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Valdez
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







01:58 PM



The meeting adjourned.








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