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Date: 02/28/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1054



SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1054 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:31 PM -- HB 17-1054



The committee returned from recess. Senator Todd, prime sponsor, discussed the provisions of House Bill 17-1054 concerning community military cooperation. The reengrossed bill directs the Department of Local Affairs to support cooperative intergovernmental agreements between military installations and local governments within its existing programs, resources, and technical expertise.



The following persons testified on the bill:



02:33 PM --
Greg Dorman, representing the Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, spoke in support of the bill and discussed cooperation between local communities and the military that has been occurring on an informal basis. He also responded to questions from the committee about provisions of the bill.



02:37 PM -- Bruce Eisenhower, representing the Department of Local Affairs, spoke in favor of the bill and discussed the benefits of sharing state, local, and federal resources. He also responded to questions from the committee about provisions of the bill.



02:41 PM -- Rachel Beck, representing the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, spoke in support of the bill and identified potential cooperative projects that may occur in El Paso County.



02:45 PM --
Brian Potts, representing Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments, spoke in support of the bill and identified potential cooperative projects that may occur in Colorado.



02:48 PM --
Amy Stephens, representing the City of Aurora, spoke in support of the bill and discussed community outreach activities between Buckley Air Force Base and Aurora.



02:51 PM



The chair closed testimony on the the bill, and Senator Todd closed her remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB17-1054
TIME: 02:55:20 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1054 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Crowder
Yes
Donovan
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







02:57 PM



The committee adjourned.








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