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HB24-1024

Extend Outreach Campaigns Wildfire Risk Mitigation

Concerning the continuation of public outreach campaigns relating to wildfire risk mitigation in the wildland-urban interface, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

Wildfire Matters Review Committee. The bill requires the Colorado state forest service (forest service) to conduct enhanced wildfire awareness month outreach campaigns (campaigns) through 2027 and other outreach efforts through the 2026-27 state fiscal year that are expected to increase awareness of wildfire risk mitigation by residents in the wildland-urban interface.

For state fiscal year 2024-25, the bill appropriates $300,000 from the general fund to the healthy forests and vibrant communities fund for use by the forest service for the ongoing campaigns and outreach efforts.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. T. Story, Rep. E. Velasco
Sen. L. Cutter

Sponsor

Rep. M. Snyder
Sen. S. Jaquez Lewis

Co-sponsor

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