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8702FDF2F673E9308725851F0070D862 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1172

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Mar 2, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1172 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:32:36 PM  

Representative Arndt, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1172 to the committee. The bill establishes that a reduction in water usage due to an efficiency project does not constitute abandonment of a water right.  Representative Arndt responded to committee questions.

01:35:44 PM  
Drew Peternell, representing Trout Unlimited, testified on the bill.
01:40:46 PM  

Paul Bruchez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  Zane Kessler, representing the Colorado River District, testified in opposition to the bill.  Chris Piper, representing Denver Water, testified in opposition to the bill.  The panel responded to committee questions.

01:53:45 PM  

Representative Arndt made concluding remarks.  Committee members commented on the bill.



01:58:35 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1172 indefinitely.
Moved Arndt
Seconded Pelton
Arndt Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Excused
Will Yes
Woodrow Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Excused
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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