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s_lg_2017a_2017-02-14t14:01:30z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/14/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1017



SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.002. The motion passed without o

Refer House Bill 17-1017, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS





03:24 PM -- HB 17-1017



Senator Jahn, co-prime sponsor, discussed the provisions of House Bill 17-1017 concerning the duties of county surveyors and distributed Amendment L.002 (Attachment F). This bill clarifies the duties of a county surveyor, provides for compensation of services through an agreement between the surveyor and the board of county commissioners, and allows counties to have some surveying services contracted out to qualified private professionals or provided by a county department that employs licensed surveyors. This bill also increases the time for counties to fill a surveyor vacancy from 90 days to 6 months, and modifies the procedure for boundary line disputes.



170214 AttachF.pdf170214 AttachF.pdf



The following persons testified on the bill:



03:26 PM -- Warren Ward, Colorado Association of County Surveyors, spoke in favor of the bill. He discussed the role of county surveyors and answered questions from the committee about compensation for county surveyors and the need for the bill.



03:36 PM --
Paul Bacus, Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill. He also responded to questions from the committee about Amendment L.002.



03:38 PM



The chair closed testimony on the the bill, and Senator Baumgardner and Senator Jahn closed their remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB17-1017
TIME: 03:48:35 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Crowder
Donovan
Kefalas
Gardner
Martinez Humenik
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1017
TIME: 03:49:03 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1017, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 4-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Crowder
Yes
Donovan
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Martinez Humenik
No
Final YES: 4 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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