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53FF6AB49B4CB99C872583A8005F1E0B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1162

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Feb 21, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1162 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

10:21:37 AM  

Representative Pelton, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 1162.  The bill expands the definition of farm equipment for sales tax exemptions purposes to include identification and tracking equipment for food animals or animals used in the production of food.

10:25:56 AM  

Representative Pelton distributed and discussed amendments L.002 and L.003 [Attachments B and C].

10:26:55 AM  
Meredith Moon, Legislative Council Staff,
came to the table to respond to committee questions concerning the Fiscal
Note.  A document was distributed [Attachment D].
10:27:51 AM  
Representative Pelton responded to committee questions.
10:33:25 AM  

Emily Ibach, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.

10:35:12 AM  

Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties Incorporated, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Pingenot responded to committee questions.

10:38:07 AM  
Jason Gelender, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to respond to committee questions.


10:40:21 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Pelton
Seconded Arndt
Arndt
Buck Excused
Buentello
Catlin
Lewis
McCluskie
McLachlan
Pelton
Titone
Valdez D. Excused
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:40:52 AM  
Representative Pelton made closing remarks on the bill.


10:40:52 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Pelton
Seconded Titone
Arndt
Buck Excused
Buentello
Catlin
Lewis
McCluskie
McLachlan
Pelton
Titone
Valdez D. Excused
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:41:33 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


10:45:43 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1162, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pelton
Seconded Titone
Arndt Yes
Buck Excused
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Lewis Yes
McCluskie Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Valdez D. Excused
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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