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3AF844B344C886368725850A00783B6A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1159

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Feb 10, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1159 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:53:19 PM  

Representatives Roberts and Catlin, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1159.  The bill requires that when a claim of water use that predates an instream flow appropriation is made, the State Engineer confirm the extent of the claimed use.

02:56:41 PM  

Zane Kessler, representing the Colorado River District, testified in support of the bill.  Terry Fankhauser, representing the Colorado Cattlemen's Association, testified in support of the bill.  Kathleen Curry, representing the Grand Valley Water Users Association, testified in support of the bill.  The panel responded to committee questions.

03:07:48 PM  

Kevin Rein, State Engineer, testified on the bill and responded to committee questions.  Jordan Beezley, representing the Department of Agriculture, testified in support of the bill.

03:17:07 PM  

Representatives Roberts and Catlin made final remarks on the bill.  Committee members commented on the bill.



03:20:12 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1159 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Catlin
Arndt Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Yes
Neville Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Woodrow Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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