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S_AGR_2021A 05/13/2021 01:58:26 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date 05/13/2021
Attendance
Coram X
Jaquez Lewis X
Sonnenberg X
Danielson X
Donovan X
Time 01:58:26 PM to 03:10:13 PM
Place Old Supreme Court
This Meeting was called to order by Donovan
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
Confirmations of the Coal Mine Board of Examiners Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Confirmations for the Ground Water Commission Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB21-1181 Committee Discussion Only
HB21-1242 Committee Discussion Only
SB21-234 Committee Discussion Only
SB21-235 Committee Discussion Only

Confirmations of the Coal Mine Board of Examiners - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:05:24 PM  
Ginny Brannon, representing
Department of Natural Resources, came to the table to introduce Nicholas
Aromando.
02:05:55 PM  
Nicholas Aromando
came to the table to discuss his qualifications to serve on the Coal Mine
Board of Examiners.


02:07:53 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Nicholas Aromando to the Confirmations of the Coal Mine Board of Examiners to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coram Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Confirmations for the Ground Water Commission - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:08:28 PM  
Kevin Rein, State
Engineer introduced the Ground Water Commission conferees.
02:09:39 PM  
Angela Fowler and James Noble introduced themselves and discussed their qualifications.
02:15:13 PM  
Jason Crane and Timothy Pautler introduced themselves and discussed their qualifications.
02:17:47 PM  
The appointees responded to committee members' questions.


02:25:14 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Jason Crane and Timothy Paulter to the Ground Water Commission to the full Senate with a favororable recommendation and refer the reappointment of Angela Beth Fowler and James Noble to the Ground Water Commission to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that the reappointments be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coram Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1181 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:27:01 PM  
Senators Simpson and Winter presented House Bill 21-1181 for action only, which was originally heard by the committee on April 29, 2021.
02:27:55 PM  
Senator Sonnenberg distributed and explained amendments L.011 and L.012 (Attachments A and B).


02:30:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Coram
Jaquez Lewis
Sonnenberg
Danielson
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:31:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Coram
Jaquez Lewis
Sonnenberg
Danielson
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:31:35 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1181, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coram Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-234 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:31:57 PM  
Senators Jaquez Lewis and Sonnenberg presented Senate Bill 21-234 for action only, and distributed amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments C and D). The bill was originally heard by the committee on April 28, 2021.


02:37:21 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-234, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Coram Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:10:13 PM   The committee adjourned.






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