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2A6F4C76FFD63DF687258514007A3E8A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-164

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Feb 20, 2020      
Location SCR 357



SB20-164 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:15:17 PM  
Senators Ginal and Fields, co-prime sponsors,
presented Senate Bill 20-164, which establishes a standard of care for
animal shelters and pet animal rescues for each dog and cat in their custody.
03:20:57 PM  
Maxine Major, Creative Acres, testified in opposition to the bill, distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment D), and responded to committee questions.
03:29:04 PM  
Judy Calhoun, Larimer Humane Society, testified
in support of the bill.  Jan McHugh-Smith, Human Society of Boulder
Valley, testified in support of the bill.  The panelists responded
to committee questions.
03:40:16 PM  
David Lewis, Colorado Association of Animal
Control Officers, testified in support of the bill.  Roland Halpern,
Colorado Voters for Animals, testified in support of the bill.  Dr.
Stacee Santi, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, testified in support
of the bill.
03:44:46 PM  
Dr. Vicki Eppard, Plum Creek Veterinary
Services, testified in support of the bill.  Anna Murrin, Metro Denver
Cat, testified in support of the bill.  Julie Justman, Humane Society
of the Pikes Peak Region, testified in support of the bill.
03:53:10 PM  
Kate Goldberg, PawsCo, testified in support of the bill. Sabrina Larsen, Pet Project, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Apryl Steele, Dumb Friends League, testified in support of the bill.
04:01:33 PM  
Senators Fields and Ginal provided closing comments on the bill.


04:05:48 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-164 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coram No
Rodriguez Yes
Sonnenberg Excused
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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