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5266FD700C29D74E87258220007218CC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-066

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES, & ENERGY
Date Jan 25, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-066 - Referred to Senate Finance


01:46:15 PM  
Senator Garcia and Senator Sonnenberg,
 co-prime sponsors, discussed the provisions of SB18-066 that extends
the operation of the State Lottery Division.  Under current law, the
State Lottery Division (division) in the Department of Revenue is scheduled
for termination on July 1, 2024.  This bill repeals the termination
date and permanently establishes the division.  The sponsors also
responded to questions from the committee about the bill and provisions
in the Colorado Constitution concerning the allocation of lottery revenue.
 Senator Sonnenberg also responded to questions from the committee
about tax credits for conservation easements.  
01:52:56 PM  
Jay Frost, representing himself, spoke in support of the bill and discussed the benefits of conservation easements he has placed on his ranch.
02:00:53 PM  
Meghan Dollar, Colorado Municipal League, spoke in support of the bill and identified other governments and associations that support the bill.
02:02:49 PM  
Brenden Reese, Colorado Department of Revenue, responded to questions from the committee about tax credits for conservation easements and other issues.
02:05:40 PM  
Chris Castillion, Executive Director of
Great Outdoors Colorado (also known as GOCO), responded to questions from
the committee about tax credits for conservation easements.
02:10:17 PM  

The chair closed testimony.  Senator Sonnenberg and Senator Garcia responded to questions from the committee about the bill.



02:14:11 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-066 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Garcia
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Coram Yes
Donovan Yes
Fenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Garcia Yes
Jones Yes
Marble Yes
Scott Yes
Baumgardner Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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