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889121AD24AF9D0487258506006A599E Hearing Summary


Date Feb 6, 2020      
Location SCR 352

SB20-115 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

12:21:41 PM  
Senator Crowder, prime sponsor, introduced
Senate Bill 20-115, concerning the registration of surplus military vehicles
as farm vehicles.  The bill allows a farmer or rancher to register
a surplus military vehicle if the vehicle meets the same requirements as
a truck or truck tractor.  A truck or truck tractor may be registered
as a farm vehicle if the vehicle is owned by a farmer or rancher and is
only commercially used to transport to market or transport raw agricultural
products produced or livestock raised by the farmer or rancher.  The
vehicle may also be used to transport livestock or commodities purchased
by the farmer or rancher for personal use if used in the farming or ranching
operations.  Senator Crowder provided a handout (Attachment D).

12:26:19 PM  
The bill sponsor answered committee questions.
12:32:46 PM  
Peter Mann, representing himself and military
vehicle owners of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

12:34:12 PM  
Adam Wilms, representing the Division of Motor Vehicles, answered questions about the history of registering military vehicles.
12:40:50 PM  
Mr. Wilms continued to answer questions
from the committee.
12:45:16 PM  
Senator Crowder made closing remarks about
the bill.
12:47:43 PM  
The committee made final remarks about
the bill.

12:50:33 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-115 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Donovan
Foote No
Hisey Yes
Scott Yes
Donovan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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