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s_sa_2017a_2017-04-24t13:52:10z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/24/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1273



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1273 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 17-1273 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







02:07 PM -- HB17-1273



Senator Coram and Senator Jones, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1273 to the committee. This bill requires that applications for real estate development permits include adequate water conservation and demand management measures to reduce water needs and prohibits local governments from approving development permits that fail to demonstrate appropriate water conservation and demand management measures. Senator Coram provided a letter in support of the bill to committee members (Attachment A).



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Committee members discussed the bill with the sponsors.



02:15 PM --
Mary Kay Hogan, representing the Colorado Association of Homebuilders, testified on the bill from a neutral position.



02:17 PM --
Bruce Whitehead, representing Southwestern Water Conservation District, testified in support of the bill.



02:21 PM --
Drew Beckwith, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.



02:23 PM --
Alex Funk, representing the National Young Farmers Coalition, testified in support of the bill.



02:26 PM --
Rachel Richards, representing the Northwest Council of Governments Water Quality and Quantity Committee, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee member questions.



02:31 PM --
Chris Treese, representing the Colorado River Water Conservation District, testified in support of the bill.





02:32 PM



Senators Coram and Jones wrapped up their presentation of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1273
TIME: 02:36:06 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1273 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Hill
No
Sonnenberg
No
Marble
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB17-1273
TIME: 02:36:25 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1273 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Fenberg
No
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Marble
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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