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C6E961B509817CB587258978006BF555 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 20, 2023      
Location HCR 0107

SB23-152 - Referred to House Appropriations

01:39:14 PM  
Representative Holtorf,
bill co-prime sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 23-152.  The bill extends
the Custom Processing of Meat Animals Act until September 2032 and implements
the recommendations of the Department of Regulatory Agencies’ 2022 Sunset
Review. The bill repeals obsolete provisions, consolidates duplicative
language, requires any civil penalties be deposited into the General Fund,
and standardizes two conflicting sections to clarify that violations of
the act are a petty offense, in compliance with changes to sentencing provisions
made in 2021.
01:43:00 PM  
Representative Young,
bill co-prime sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
01:43:42 PM  
Bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:45:16 PM  
Ms. Bev Zubke, representing
Colorado Department of Agriculture, testified in support of the bill.  

Mrs. Erin Meschke,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.  

Ms. Zubke answered
questions from the committee.  
02:02:13 PM  
Representative Holtorf and Representative Young gave closing comments on the bill.
02:03:02 PM  
Committee members made final comments on the bill.

02:09:02 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-152 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Holtorf
Seconded Catlin
Dickson Yes
Holtorf Yes
Luck Yes
Lukens Yes
McLachlan Yes
Parenti Yes
Story Yes
Titone Yes
Velasco Yes
Vigil Yes
Winter T. Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details