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5596865E6C487DD98725882B007AC0F3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-028

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & WATER
Date Apr 21, 2022      
Location HCR 0107



SB22-028 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


04:20:49 PM  
Representative Catlin,
bill co-prime sponsor, introduced SB22-028.
This
bill creates the Groundwater Compact Compliance and Sustainability Fund
for groundwater compact compliance and groundwater resource sustainability
and conservation purposes. The fund will be administered by the Colorado
Water Conservation Board (CWCB) in the Department of Natural Resources
(DNR) and is subject to annual appropriation. Funds may include appropriations
or transfers by the General Assembly; funds from federal sources; and gifts,
grants, and donations.
 
04:21:49 PM  
Representative Roberts, bill co-prime sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
04:24:55 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
04:26:36 PM  
Kelly Romero-Heaney, representing DNR, testified
in support of the bill.  Marisa Fricke, representing Rio Grande Water
Conservation District, testified in support of the bill.  Aaron Sprague,
representing Republican River Water Conservation District, testified in
support of the bill.  The panelists responded to questions from the
committee.
04:39:23 PM  
David Robbins, representing
Hill and Robbins, answered questions from the committee.
04:44:13 PM  
Representative Roberts introduced and spoke
about amendment L.002 (Attachment D) and amendment L.001 (Attachment E).
 Committee members asked questions about the amendments.


04:48:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Roberts
Seconded Catlin
Holtorf
Lindsay
Lontine
McLachlan
Pelton
Roberts
Titone
Valdez D.
Will
Catlin
McCormick
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:48:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 as amended
Moved Roberts
Seconded Catlin
Holtorf
Lindsay
Lontine
McLachlan
Pelton
Roberts
Titone
Valdez D.
Will
Catlin
McCormick
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:49:02 PM  
Representative Catlin and Representative Roberts gave final comments on the bill.
04:52:04 PM  
Committee members made final comments on the bill.


04:58:02 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-028, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Catlin
Holtorf Yes
Lindsay Yes
Lontine Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton Yes
Roberts Yes
Titone Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Will Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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