H_RAA_2019A 02/07/2019 10:34:54 AM Committee Summary PUBLICSTAFF SUMMARY OF MEETINGHOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE Date 02/07/2019 Attendance Arndt X Buck X Buentello X Catlin X Lewis X McCluskie X McLachlan X Pelton X Titone X Valdez D. X Roberts X X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call Time 10:34:54 AM to 11:54:49 AM Place HCR 0107 This Meeting was called to order by Representative Roberts This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed Hearing Items Action Taken hHB19-1132 Lay Over 10:34:56 AM Representative Roberts called the committee to order. HB19-1132 - Lay Over 10:35:48 AM Representatives Buentello and Pelton presented House Bill 19-1132. The bill creates two grant programs in the Colorado Department of Education to promote the use of Colorado food products in school meal programs. 10:37:13 AM Representatives Buentello and Pelton responded to committee questions. Committee discussion ensued. 10:58:08 AM Jessica Wright, representing Live Well Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Wright responded to committee questions. 11:07:28 AM Committee discussion ensued. 11:11:49 AM Sarah Tomsic, representing Thompson School District, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Tomsic responded to committee questions. 11:20:08 AM Committee discussion ensued. 11:27:12 AM Emily Ibach, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ibach responded to committee questions. 11:30:21 AM Doug Vilsack, Department of Natural Resources, came to the table to respond to committee questions. 11:41:16 AM Josh Abram, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to respond to committee questions about the fiscal note. 11:41:48 AM Representative Roberts laid the bill over for action only at a later date. 11:54:49 AM The committee adjourned.