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C025CD590318A3CE8725850300713C31 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1069

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Feb 3, 2020      
Location Old State Library



HB20-1069 - Amended, referred to House Finance

01:36:51 PM  

Representatives Saine and Titone, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1069 to the committee.  The bill establishes a minimum staffing level for the state's Well Inspection Program and requires the identification and prioritization of high-risk wells.  A number of handouts were distributed (Attachments A, B, and C).

01:39:18 PM  
Representatives Saine and Titone responded to committee questions.
01:43:30 PM  

Representatives Titone and Saine distributed and discussed Amendment L.001 (Attachment D).

01:47:59 PM  
Dick Brown, representing the Colorado Water
Well Contractors Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:52:02 PM  

Joe Meigs, representing the Colorado Water Well Contractors Association, testified in support of the bill.

01:53:11 PM  
Ralf Topper, representing the Colorado Ground Water Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:55:58 PM  
Nina Frant, Office of the State Auditor, Mr. Topper, Mr. Meigs, and Mr. Brown responded to committee questions.
02:11:25 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the bill.
02:12:29 PM  
Kevin Rein, State Engineer, testified on the bill.
02:14:55 PM  
Mr. Rein responded to committee questions.


02:23:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Titone
Seconded Catlin
Arndt
Buentello
Catlin
Holtorf
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton
Titone
Will
Young
Valdez D.
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:23:04 PM  

Representatives Titone and Saine made final remarks.  Committee members commented on the bill.



02:29:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1069, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Titone
Seconded Valdez D.
Arndt No
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts No
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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