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C82B0162CC4262BB872586BF007099D5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1160

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Apr 22, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB21-1160 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:33:34 PM  
Senators Ginal and
Coram presented House Bill 21-1160, along with amendments L.007 and L.009
(Attachments B and C).  This bill establishes a standard of care that
each animal shelter and pet animal rescue must provide each dog and cat
in its custody.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment
D.  
02:34:41 PM  
Anna Stout, representing AWAC/Roice-Hurst, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:07 PM  
Davyd Smith, representing No Kill Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:53:25 PM  
Barry Glass, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:56:46 PM  
Julie Essex, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:05:00 PM  
Katherine Gaines, representing MaxFund Animal Adoption Center, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:05:09 PM  
Mark Kaplan, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:10:35 PM  
Deb Nabb, representing
The Mutt Master-Dog Behavior Specialist, testified in opposition to the
bill.
03:13:35 PM  
Quinn McGee, representing No Kill Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:17:53 PM  
Dr. Spice Cox, representing MaxFund Adoption Center, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:22:31 PM  
Chris Cline, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:39:41 PM  
Becky Robinson, representing Alley Cat Allies, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:42:15 PM  
Nick Van Duren, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:44:50 PM  
Katherine McGurran, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:48:18 PM  
MDoug Rae, representing Humane Society of Fremont County, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:52:33 PM  
Dr. Vicki Eppard, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:58:06 PM  
Jan McHugh-Smith, representing Humane Society of Boulder Valley, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:49 PM  
Dr. Steven Dick, representing Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:07:12 PM  
Kara Pappas, representing Larimer Humane Society, testified in support of the bill.
04:07:16 PM  
Marissa Martino, representing Dumb Friends League, testified in support of the bill.
04:11:52 PM  
Roland Halpern, representing Colorado Voters for Animals, testified in support of the bill.
04:14:27 PM  
Lynn Gerber, representing Tabto.org, testified in support of the bill.
04:15:53 PM  
Heidi Ganahl, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:20:07 PM  
Elizabeth Coalson, representing National Canine Advocacy Group, testified in support of the bill.
04:24:25 PM  
Anna Jaeger, representing Metro Denver Cat, testified in support of the bill.
04:29:38 PM  
Dr. Apryl Steele, representing Dumb Friends League, testified in support of the bill.


04:38:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram
Fields
Sonnenberg
Danielson
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:38:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram
Fields
Sonnenberg
Danielson
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:38:56 PM  
Senators Coram and Ginal wrapped up their presentation on the bill.


04:44:58 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1160, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram Yes
Fields Yes
Sonnenberg No
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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