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A574E6017B91FC16872582320070E32E Hearing Summary


Date Feb 12, 2018      
Location HCR 0107

SB18-019 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:33:04 PM  

House Bill 18-1151, concerning the authorization of deficit irrigation pilot projects approved by the Colorado Water Conservation Board, was laid over and will be heard on February 26, 2018.

01:33:37 PM  

Representative Hansen and Arndt, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-019, concerning an expansion of the duration for which the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority (CWRPDA) may make a loan under the authority's revolving loan programs.  CWRPDA provides low-cost financing to governmental agencies in Colorado primarly for water and wastewater projects.  Pursuant to the federal Clean Water Act and the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, the CWRPDA makes loans under its Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund and its Drinking Water Revolving Fund.  Under state law, the duration of any water pollution control loan made by the authority must not exceed 20 years after project completion.  The bill removes the 20-year limitation on water pollution control loans and authorizes teh authority to make loans in compliance with the clean water act and the Safe Drinking Water Act.

01:36:10 PM  
Michael Brod, CWDRPA, testified in support of the bill and distributed information regarding the changes made by the bill [Attachment A]. Mr. Brod responded to questions from the committee.
01:41:28 PM  

Morgan Cullen, Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

01:43:53 PM  

Mr. Brod continued to respond to questions from the committee.

01:45:27 PM  

Representatives Arndt and Hansen made concluding comments regarding the bill.

01:47:09 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-019 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Arndt
Seconded Hansen
Becker J. Yes
Buck Yes
Catlin Yes
Danielson Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Excused
Lewis Excused
McKean Excused
Roberts Yes
Saine Yes
Valdez Yes
Esgar Yes
Arndt Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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