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AFFB7A3A75D30EA087258526006B9060 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-003

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Mar 9, 2020      
Location LSB A



SB20-003 - Referred to House Finance


01:34:54 PM  
Representatives Will and Esgar, co-prime
sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-003 to the committee.  The bill
appropriates $6.0 million to the Department of Natural Resources to open
a new state park at Fishers Peak and improve infrastructure and amenities
at existing state parks.  Representatives Esgar and Will responded
to committee questions and distributed a handout (Attachment A).  
01:40:58 PM  
Luis Lopez, Las Animas County Commissioner,
read the testimony of Mayor Phil Rico of Trinidad in support of the bill
(Attachment B).  Mr. Lopez testified in support of the bill.  Aaron
Citron, representing The Nature Conservancy, testified in support of the
bill.  Tony Hass, Las Animas County Commissioner, testified in support
of the bill.  Steve Bonowski, representing the Colorado Mountain Club,
testified in support of the bill.
01:53:10 PM  
The panel responded to committee questions.
01:54:17 PM  
Felix Lopez, Las Animas County Commissioner, testified in
support of the bill.  Doug Vilsack, representing the Colorado Department
of Natural Resources, testified in support of the bill.  Scott Segerstrom,
representing the Colorado Youth Corps Association, testified in support
of the bill.  Beau Kiklis, representing Conservation Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.
02:11:38 PM  
The panel responded to committee questions.
02:15:47 PM  
Rhiannon Scanlon, representing the Wilderness Society, testified in support of the bill.
02:18:04 PM  

Representatives Will and Esgar made concluding remarks.  Committee members commented on the bill.



02:25:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-003 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Will
Seconded Valdez D.
Arndt Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Woodrow Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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