Mr. Braden Applegate, representing UC Health EMS, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Applegate cited specific instances of drones interfering with emergency operations. Mr. Ben Miller, representing the Center of Excellence within the Division of Fire Prevention and Control, Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Miller discussed the rate of intrusion into airspace where public safety operations are underway, and statutes and rules governing drone flight. Mr. Miller responded to questions regarding what constitutes an emergency for the bill's purposes, and how drone operators are made aware of an emergency situation. Mr. John Kyler, representing the Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of HB 18-1314. He addressed the previous questions, and explained the intent of the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the effect of the bill on instances where a drone might be flown at such events such as protests. Mr. Swathwood joined the discussion.