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E520AC3D443386E68725897B00711F97 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB23-177

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Mar 23, 2023      
Location SCR 352



SB23-177 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:35:38 PM  
Senator Roberts and Senator Simpson, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 23-177. The bill funds water projects in the Department of Natural Resources and directs transfers between cash funds for appropriation to water-related projects.
02:41:08 PM  
Ms. Lauren Ris, representing
Department of Natural Resources, Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB),
testified in support of the bill.




Mr. Jim Broderick,
representing Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, testified
in support of the bill.




Mr. Chris Woodka,
representing Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, testified
in support of the bill.




Ms. Ris responded
to questions from the committee.




Mr. Kirk Russell,
representing CWCB, responded to committee questions.
02:53:48 PM  
Mr. Richard Brown,
representing Colorado Water Congress, Pikes Peak Regional Water Authority,
Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District, and Pueblo Water, testified
in support of the bill.  




Ms. Dianne Criswell,
representing Special District Association of Colorado, testified in support
of the bill.  




Mr. Robert Sakata,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Sakata
responded to questions from the committee.
03:01:08 PM  
Senator Roberts presented amendment L.001 (Attachment A).


03:01:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Marchman
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Simpson
Hinrichsen
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:05:29 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-177, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Marchman Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Priola Yes
Simpson Yes
Hinrichsen Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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