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s_agr_2017a_2017-04-27t13:31:08z8 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/27/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for Conf 17-Ground Water Commission



SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES, & ENERGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.007. The motion passed without o

Refer House Bill 17-1282, as amended, to the Commi

This is a conceptual amendment to strike the Safet
Pass Without Objection

PASS

Pass Without Objection



02:26 PM -- HB 17-1282



Senator Sonnenberg, prime sponsors, described the provisions of House Bill 17-1282, concerning the veterinary education loan repayment program and distributed Amendment L.007 (Attachment I). The reengrossed bill creates the veterinary education loan repayment program in Colorado State University (CSU). The program provides financial incentives through education loan repayment to licensed veterinarians to practice in rural areas with a shortage of veterinarians, should funding be obtained through gifts, grants, and donations.



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The following persons testified on the bill:



02:30 PM --
Jack St. John, representing himself, spoke in support of the bill



02:33 PM --
William French, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, testified in support of the bill and discussed her experience with loan repayment.



02:36 PM --
Dr. Sam Romano, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:38 PM -- Emily Ibach, Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.



02:40 PM --
Chad Jones, Financial Advisor to students, CSU, testified in support of the bill and discussed loan repayment for veterinarian students and career opportunities for recent graduates.



02:42 PM --
Dr. Mark Stetter, Dean, CSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, testified in support of the bill and discussed the need for livestock veterinarians in rural areas.



02:44 PM -- Terry Fankhauser, Colorado Cattleman's Association, testified in support of the bill.





02:49 PM



The chair closed testimony, and Senator Sonnenberg closed his remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB17-1282
TIME: 02:51:51 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: This is a conceptual amendment to strike the Safety Clause and substitute an effective date. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Coram
Donovan
Fenberg
Fields
Garcia
Jones
Marble
Scott
Baumgardner
Sonnenberg
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1282
TIME: 02:52:41 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.007. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Coram
Donovan
Fenberg
Fields
Garcia
Jones
Marble
Scott
Baumgardner
Sonnenberg
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1282
TIME: 02:53:08 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1282, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 10-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Yes
Coram
Yes
Donovan
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Fields
Yes
Garcia
Yes
Jones
Yes
Marble
No
Scott
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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