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4A39CBA68625618987258982005669E8 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 30, 2023      
Location HCR 0107

HB23-1264 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

09:43:54 AM  
Representative McCormick,
bill co-prime sponsor, introduced House Bill 23-1264.  The bill removes
the requirement that any inspection, testing, and quarantine of livestock
occur pursuant to any rules promulgated by the Commissioner of Agriculture.
The bill shifts the authority to issue an order of condemnation in cases
where there is an outbreak of contagious or infectious diseases among livestock
from the State Agricultural Commission to the Commissioner of Agriculture,
in collaboration with State Veterinarian and the Governor.
09:45:59 AM  
Representative Catlin,
bill co-prime sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
09:47:54 AM  
Bill sponsors replied to questions from the committee.
09:57:41 AM  
Bill sponsors continued to respond to questions from the committee.
09:57:59 AM  
Mrs. Erin Meschke, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mrs. Meschke responded to questions from the committee.
10:03:24 AM  
Dr. Maggie Baldwin,
representing Colorado Department of Agriculture, testified in support of
the bill.

Erin Karney, representing Colorado Cattlemen’s Association, testified
in support of the bill.

Dr. Baldwin answered
questions from the committee.  
10:18:23 AM  
Dr. Baldwin continued to respond to questions from the committee.
10:25:28 AM  
Mr. Ted Greidanus, representing Opal Foods, testified in support of the bill.
10:26:30 AM  
Mr. William Scebbi, representing Colorado Egg Producers, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Scebbi responded to questions from the committee.
10:31:51 AM  
Representative McCormick and Representative Catlin made comments regarding potential future amendments.
10:35:10 AM  
Representative Catlin gave closing comments on the bill.
10:35:21 AM  
Committee members made final comments on the bill.

10:41:13 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1264 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved McCormick
Seconded Catlin
Holtorf Yes
Lindsay Yes
Luck No
Lukens Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Parenti Yes
Titone Yes
Velasco Yes
Winter T. Yes
Young Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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