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Assist Rural Community Wildfire-Related Grant Application

Concerning assistance for rural communities to apply for wildfire-related grant money.
2024 Regular Session
Local Government
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

Wildfire Matters Review Committee. The bill directs the rural opportunity office (office) in the Colorado office of economic development to assist rural communities with identifying and applying for state or federal grants for wildfire mitigation, prevention, response, or risk management efforts (wildfire-related grants).

On or before July 1, 2025, and on or before July 1 of every odd year thereafter, the office is required to prepare a report summarizing its work to assist rural communities with identifying and applying for wildfire-related grants. The report must include information about the rural communities that the office assists and the grants awarded to rural communities that the office assists. The office is required to submit the report to the wildfire matters review committee or, if the committee no longer exists, to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over natural resources matters.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


Under Consideration


Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. M. Snyder, Rep. E. Velasco
Sen. L. Cutter, Sen. P. Will


Sen. J. Ginal, Sen. S. Jaquez Lewis


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