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94D5F761CD6121AD872586CD006F942F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-249

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date May 6, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB21-249 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:18:47 PM  

Senator Fenberg presented Senate Bill 21-249 to the committee, along with a handout (Attachment A). The bill creates the Keep Colorado Wild pass, the fee for which will be assessed when a motor vehicle is registered unless the vehicle owner declines to pay the fee.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment B.

02:22:56 PM  
Dan Gibbs, representing Department of Natural Resources, testified in support of the bill.
02:25:05 PM  
Heather Dugan, representing Colorado Parks and Wildlife, testified in support of the bill.
02:28:39 PM  
Doug Vilsack, representing Department of Natural Resources, testified in support of the bill.
02:43:34 PM  
Scott Segerstrom, representing Colorado Youth Corps Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:03 PM  
Jeff Sparhawk, representing Colorado Search and Rescue Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:16 PM  
Rich Cimino, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill.
02:47:40 PM  
Tressa Guynes, representing County Clerk & Recorders, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:50:37 PM  
Jody Shadduck-McNally, representing CCAT, testified in support of the bill.
02:56:17 PM  
Matt Jones, representing CCAT and Boulder County, testified in support of the bill.
03:00:11 PM  
Carlos Fernandez, representing The Nature Conservancy, testified in support of the bill.
03:03:24 PM  
Beau Kiklis, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:05:29 PM  
Dr. Ethan Greene, representing Colorado Avalanche Information Center, testified in support of the bill.
03:09:47 PM  
Dan Prenzlow, representing Colorado Parks and Wildlife, testified in support of the bill.
03:18:37 PM  

Suzanne O'Neill, representing Colorado Wildlife Federation, testified in support of the bill.

03:18:45 PM  
Gaspar Perricone, representing Keep It Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:22:05 PM  
SaraJo Light, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
03:25:20 PM  
Mario Padilla, representing People and Pollinators Action Network, testified in support of the bill.
03:30:43 PM  
Jim Ramey, representing The Wilderness Society, testified in support of the bill.
03:30:54 PM  
Aaron Carlson, representing Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, testified in support of the bill.
03:34:16 PM  
Alan Henceroth, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:40:27 PM  

Kristie Borchers, representing Hinsdale County, testified in support of the bill.

03:41:39 PM  
Ian Roche, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:51:04 PM  
Senator Fenberg wrapped up his presentation to the committee.


03:53:55 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-249 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Coram No
Fields Yes
Sonnenberg No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Danielson Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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