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H_RAA_2020A 02/20/2020 11:27:21 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date 02/20/2020
Attendance
Arndt X
Buentello X
Catlin *
Holtorf E
Pelton X
Titone X
Will E
Woodrow X
Young X
Valdez D. X
Roberts X
Time 11:27:21 AM to 11:56:52 AM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Roberts
This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1300 Referred to House Appropriations
SJR20-003 Referred to the House for final action
SB20-048 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
11:27:22 AM
Representative Roberts called the meeting
to order.



HB20-1300 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:28:13 AM  

Representatives Pelton and Buentello, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1300 to the committee.  The bill modifies aspects of a grant program in the Colorado Department of Education that encourages public schools to use Colorado produced foods for school meal programs.  Representatives Pelton and Buentello responded to committee questions.

11:34:01 AM  
Representatives Buentello and Pelton made concluding remarks.


11:35:06 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1300 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buentello
Seconded Pelton
Arndt Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Excused
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Will Excused
Woodrow Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SJR20-003 - Referred to the House for final action


11:35:25 AM  
Representative Roberts, prime sponsor,
presented Senate Joint Resolution 20-003 to the committee.  The resolution
concerns the approval of the Water Projects Revolving Fund Eligibility
Lists administered by the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development
Authority.  
11:36:39 AM  

Keith McLaughlin, representing the Colorado Water and Power Authority, testified in support of the resolution and responded to committee questions.

11:43:03 AM  

Heather Stauffer, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the resolution.  Michael Valdez, representing the Special District Association, testified in support of the resolution.  Dianna Orf, representing the Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the resolution.

11:45:21 AM  
Representative Roberts made concluding remarks.


11:47:09 AM
Motion Referred to Full House for final action.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Catlin
Arndt Yes
Buentello Excused
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Excused
Pelton Excused
Titone Yes
Will Excused
Woodrow Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 4   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-048 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:47:15 AM  

Representatives Roberts and Catlin, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-048 to the committee.  The bill requires the Executive Director of the Department of of Natural Resources to convene a work group during the 2020 interim to explore ways to strengthen water anti-speculation law.  Representatives Roberts and Catlin responded to committee questions.

11:50:18 AM  
Representatives Roberts and Catlin made concluding remarks.


11:56:38 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-048 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Catlin
Arndt Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Excused
Pelton Excused
Titone Yes
Will Excused
Woodrow Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:56:52 AM   The committee adjourned.






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