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59DD61812A9A3666872586C6007A1049 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-240

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Apr 29, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB21-240 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


04:13:18 PM  
Senator Simpson and
Senator Danielson, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-240. The bill
transfers $15.0 million from the General Fund to the Colorado Water Conservation
Board Construction Fund and appropriates the money for watershed restoration
and flood mitigation grants.



The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.
04:17:33 PM  
Mr. Edward Moyer, representing Grand County and Emergency Watershed Protection Program match funding, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Esther Vincent, representing Northern Water, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Sean Chambers, representing City of Greeley, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Matthew Zoccali, representing City of Fort Collins Utilities, Water Resources and Treatment, testified to amend the bill.
04:34:41 PM  
Heather Stauffer, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Josh Kuhn, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions. Mr. Kevin Houck, representing Colorado Water Conservation Board, was available to answer committee questions.
04:42:53 PM  
Ms. Rebecca Mitchell, representing Colorado Water Conservation Board, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Mitchell responded to committee questions.
04:52:09 PM  
Amendment L.002 was
distributed to the committee (Attachment F). The committee discussed the
amendment.


04:59:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Coram Yes
Fields Excused
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson No
Donovan No
YES: 2   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:59:18 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill.


05:00:37 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-240 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coram Yes
Fields Excused
Sonnenberg No
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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