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h_sa_2016a_2016-03-21t13:49:59z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/21/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1010



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment E), as amended,

Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment F) to amendment

Postpone House Bill 16-1010 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 16-1010, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS

FAIL







05:59 PM -- HB16-1010



The committee reconvened.



Representative Priola, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1010 to the committee. Under current law, a person may not release destructive rodent pests into a county without prior approval of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission and the corresponding county commissioners. An exemption to this requirement allows rodent pests to be released into a county from which the animals were originally captured. This bill removes the exemption, and requires that individuals give prior notification to any conservation district in which the rodents are to be released.



Representative Priola distributed amendments L.007 and L.008 (Attachments E and F) and spoke to the amendments. He also provided a packet of information to committee members (Attachment G).



16HouseState0321AttachE.pdf16HouseState0321AttachE.pdf 16HouseState0321AttachF.pdf16HouseState0321AttachF.pdf



16HouseState0321AttachG.pdf16HouseState0321AttachG.pdf



06:06 PM --
Lindsey Sterling Krank, representing the Prairie Dog Coalition, testified against the bill. She provided handouts for committee members (Attachments H and I) and responded to committee questions.



16HouseState0321AttachH.pdf16HouseState0321AttachH.pdf 16HouseState0321AttachI.pdf16HouseState0321AttachI.pdf



06:11 PM --
Jennifer Tucker, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



06:14 PM --
Heather Swanson, representing the City of Boulder, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



06:19 PM --
Rod Bockenfeld, representing Arapahoe County and Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



06:25 PM --
Mark Ruzzin, representing Boulder County, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



06:29 PM --
Brian Starkebaum, representing the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, testified in support of the bill.



06:31 PM --
Ruby Bowman, representing herself, testified against the bill.



06:34 PM --
Tom Thompson, representing the East Adams Conservation District, testified in support of the bill.



06:38 PM --
Pam Wanek, representing herself, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



06:45 PM --
Sharon Croghan, representing the East Adams Conservation District, testified in support of the bill.



06:52 PM --
Matt Bergles, representing himself, testified against the bill.



06:55 PM --
Keith Younger, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



07:01 PM --
Steve Forrest, representing Defenders of Wildlife, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



07:07 PM --
Scott Sauer, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



07:13 PM --
Stephen Dorsey, representing himself, testified against the bill.



07:15 PM --
Barbara Frihauf, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



07:21 PM --
Cheyne Cumming, representing herself, testified against the bill.



07:25 PM --
Julie Ebert, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



07:29 PM --
Susan Sommers, representing herself, testified against the bill.



07:33 PM --
Shannon Kelley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



07:35 PM --
Rae Tatel, representing her class at the Downtown Denver Expeditionary School, testified against the bill.



07:38 PM --
Ava Waeckerlin, representing her class at the Downtown Denver Expeditionary School, testified against the bill.



07:40 PM --
Lucia Artley, representing her class at the Downtown Denver Expeditionary School, testified against the bill.



07:42 PM --
Cynthia Ness, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



07:46 PM --
Gina Writz, representing herself, testified against the bill.



07:51 PM --
Dale Ness, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



07:55 PM --
Deanna Meyer, representing Wildlands Defense, testified against the bill.



07:59 PM --
Tim Brown, representing the Farm Bureau, the Double El Conservation District, and the Colorado Cattlemen's Association, testified in support of the bill.



08:01 PM --
Davin Meyer, representing Wildlands Defense, testified against the bill.



08:04 PM --
Meghan Ebert, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



08:05 PM --
Sandy Toland, representing herself, testified against the bill.



08:08 PM --
Michelle Hinerman, representing Wildlands Defense, testified against the bill.



08:12 PM --
Pamela Geer, representing herself, testified against the bill.



08:16 PM --
Maureen Lawry, representing the Boulder County Audubon Society, testified against the bill.



08:18 PM --
Ruth Sims, representing herself, testified against the bill.



08:22 PM --
Christine Horowitz, representing herself, testified against the bill.



08:24 PM --
Fred Gibson, representing himself, testified against the bill.



08:27 PM --
Liza Hunholz, representing Colorado Parks and Wildlife, responded to committee questions about the bill.



08:29 PM --
Katie Little, representing herself, testified against the bill.



08:33 PM --
Anna Rivas, representing herself, testified against the bill.





08:35 PM



Representative Priola discussed amendments L.007 and L.008.

BILL: HB16-1010
TIME: 08:37:07 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment F) to amendment L.007 (Attachment E) to House Bill 16-1010. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Wist
VOTE
Foote
Humphrey
Leonard
Neville P.
Primavera
Tyler
Wist
Winter
Ryden
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB16-1010
TIME: 08:37:55 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment E), as amended, to House Bill 16-1010. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Foote
Humphrey
Leonard
Neville P.
Primavera
Tyler
Wist
Winter
Ryden
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





08:38 PM



Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1010
TIME: 08:40:43 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1010, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Foote
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
No
Tyler
No
Wist
Yes
Winter
No
Ryden
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB16-1010
TIME: 08:41:11 PM
MOVED: Tyler
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1010 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
No
Winter
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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