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0240BFA8FEFD897F8725882B0073F967 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 21, 2022      
Location Old Supreme Court

HB22-1313 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

03:06:49 PM  
Majority Leader Moreno, sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1313 to the committee. Under current law, an agricultural employer is required to meet specific housing requirements for agricultural workers during a public health emergency. This bill clarifies that these requirements apply only during a statewide public health emergency related to COVID-19. The bill also includes alternative protections related to housing as identified by the Department of Public Health and Environment. Majority Leader Moreno responded to questions from the committee.
03:09:53 PM  
Mr. Jordan Beezley, representing the Colorado Department of Agriculture, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Austin Vincent, representing Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.

03:15:03 PM  
Mr. Beezley and Mr. Vincent responded to questions from the committee.
03:22:13 PM  
Majority Leader Moreno wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

03:23:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1313 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Coram No
Fields Yes
Hinrichsen Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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