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2DFF43C32BE0DC6A8725851F0073403B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1171

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Mar 2, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1171 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:58:54 PM  

Representatives Catlin and McLachlan, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1171 to the committee.  The bill directs the Department of Public Safety to conduct a pilot program using remote cameras to detect wildfires in the wildlian-urban interface. Representatives Catlin and McLachlan responded to committee questions.

02:12:59 PM  

Mike Morgan, representing the Division of Fire Prevention and Control within the Colorado Department of Public Safety, testified in opposition of the bill.  Mr. Morgan responded to committee questions.

02:24:25 PM  

Kathleen Curry, representing the Ute Water Conservancy District, testified in support of the bill.  Jordan Moon, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  Becky Brooks, representing Alert Wildfire, testified in support of the bill and distributed two handouts (Attachments A & B).  The panel responded to committee questions.

02:51:55 PM  
Representatives Catlin and McLachlan made concluding remarks. Committee members commented on the bill.


03:11:12 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1171 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Catlin
Seconded Buentello
Arndt No
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Woodrow Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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