Sunset Process - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. The bill implements the following recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies' 2018 sunset review and report on the "Colorado Seed Potato Act" (Act) and the seed potato advisory committee (committee) by:
- Extending the committee indefinitely, subject to review under the Act in 2028;
- Replacing a member of the committee who is an employee of the department of agriculture with a member who is a potato grower who does not grow seed potatoes, with a preference for a potato grower with an operation in the western slope region of the state, but only when commercial cultivation begins in the western slope region;
- Repealing a requirement that one member of the committee who represents the Colorado Certified Potato Growers Association be the association's sitting president; and
- Repealing a provision that sets and staggers the initial terms of the members of the committee.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)