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S_AGR_2020A 01/29/2020 07:48:39 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT SENATE AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND HOUSE RURAL AFFAIRS AND AGRICULTURE
Date 01/29/2020
Attendance
Arndt X
Buentello *
Catlin X
Coram X
Danielson E
Holtorf X
McCluskie E
Pelton X
Rodriguez *
Sonnenberg X
Titone E
Valdez D. X
Will *
Young X
Donovan X
Roberts X
Time 07:48:39 AM to 08:55:57 AM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Roberts
This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1247 Blockchain Update Committee Discussion Only
Presentation from Future Farmers of America Committee Discussion Only
Joint Rule 25 Hearing with the Joint Budget Committee Committee Discussion Only

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB19-1247 Blockchain Update - Committee Discussion Only


07:48:48 AM  

Jordan Beezley, Department of Agriculture, updated the committee on the use of blockchain technology in agriculture pursuant to House Bill 19-1247.  Mr. Beezley responded to committee questions.



Presentation from Future Farmers of America - Committee Discussion Only


08:02:01 AM  

Kathleen Marty and Alex Vieselmeyer, Colorado Future Farmers of America (FFA), updated the committee on FFA programs and responded to committee questions.  A handout was distributed to the committee (Attachment A).



Joint Rule 25 Hearing with the Joint Budget Committee - Committee Discussion Only


08:05:00 AM  
Senators Moreno, Rankin, and Zenzinger
and Representatives Esgar, McCluskie, and Ransom presented the Joint Budget
Committee budget briefing on the Department of Agriculture and the Department
of Natural Resources pursuant to Joint Rule 25.  The JBC Staff Budget
Briefing Summary can be found at:
http://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/fy20-21brfsum-12-23-19.pdf.
 
08:17:11 AM  
The JBC members responded to committee questions.


08:55:57 AM   The committee adjourned.






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