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h_sa_2016a_2016-03-28t13:34:28z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/28/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1220



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1220 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 16-1220 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







03:40 PM -- HB16-1220



Representatives Willett and Vigil, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1220 to the committee. This bill changes the legal starting date to hunt black bears from September 2 to August 2 of each calendar year, if the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) Commission authorizes the earlier date in rule. Representative Willett provided handouts for committee members (Attachments F, G, and H).



16HouseState0328AttachF.pdf16HouseState0328AttachF.pdf 16HouseState0328AttachG.pdf16HouseState0328AttachG.pdf



16HouseState0328AttachH.pdf16HouseState0328AttachH.pdf



Committee members discussed the bill with the sponsors.



04:04 PM --
Doug Holland, representing the Sierra Club, testified against the bill.



04:07 PM --
Denny Behrens, representing Big Game Forever, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



04:19 PM --
Brenda Lee, representing the Boulder Bear Coalition, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



04:24 PM --
Bob Broscheid, representing CPW, testified on the bill and responded to committee questions.



04:38 PM --
Steve Lohr, representing Big Game Forever, testified in support of the bill.



04:43 PM --
Alan Boles, representing the Boulder Bear Coalition, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



04:49 PM --
Chris Jurney, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



04:52 PM --
Jen Boulton, representing the Audubon Society, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



04:59 PM --
Bill Canterbury, representing the Colorado Cattlemen's Association, testified in support of the bill.



05:02 PM --
Aubyn Royall, representing the Humane Society of the U.S., testified against the bill.



05:05 PM --
Dick Ray, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



05:13 PM --
Dan Gates, representing the Colorado Trappers and Predator Hunters Association, testified in support of the bill.



05:18 PM --
Brent Boydstun, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.





05:21 PM



Representatives Willett and Vigil wrapped up their presentation of the bill.



Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1220
TIME: 05:30:28 PM
MOVED: Humphrey
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1220 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Neville P.
VOTE
Foote
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
No
Tyler
No
Wist
Yes
Winter
No
Ryden
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB16-1220
TIME: 05:33:45 PM
MOVED: Winter
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1220 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
No
Winter
Yes
Ryden
Yes
YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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