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S_LG_2021A 04/13/2021 02:03:51 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 04/13/2021
Attendance
Kirkmeyer X
Kolker X
Liston X
Story X
Ginal X
Time 02:03:51 PM to 03:22:35 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-204 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB21-1115 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1138 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

SB21-204 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:04:24 PM  
Senators Donovan and Rankin introduced Senate Bill 21-204 concerning economic development grants for rural areas. The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:10:39 PM  
Mr. Benjamin Waters, representing the Colorado Hemp Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:14:03 PM  
Mr. Bruce Eisenhauer, representing the Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill.
02:14:42 PM  
Mr. Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:15:33 PM  
Mr. Steven Romero, representing the Costilla County Commissioners, testified in support of the bill.
02:17:41 PM  
Ms. Meghan MacKillop, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:42 PM  
Senator Rankin made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:23:59 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-204 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1115 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:24:16 PM  
Senators Priola and
Ginal introduced House Bill 21-1115, concerning changes to the state Board
of Health.  The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:34:22 PM  
Dr. Mark Johnson, representing the Colorado Medical Society, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.
02:38:17 PM  
Mr. Thomas Davidson, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
02:48:27 PM  
Ms. Lee Thielen,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:50 PM  
The sponsors made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
02:57:36 PM  
Senator Kirkmeyer made comments about the bill.


02:59:52 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1115 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Kirkmeyer No
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1138 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


03:00:32 PM  
Senator Hisey introduced
House BIll 21-1138, concerning off-highway vehicles on public roads.  The
sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
03:06:30 PM  
Mr. Eric Bergman,
representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
 He responded to questions from the committee.
03:13:05 PM  
Sergeant  Michael
Honn, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the
bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.
03:18:58 PM  
Senator Hisey made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


03:22:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1138 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:22:35 PM   The committee adjourned.






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