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9E40934DF04CEDA687258AF4006E28F5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB24-185

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Apr 3, 2024      
Location SCR 352



SB24-185 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:03:24 PM  
Senate President Fenberg, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 24-185. The bill establishes new requirements for applications for forced pooling of mineral
interests, and creates rulemaking requirements for the Energy and Carbon Management Commission. President Fenberg responded to questions from the committee. He discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
02:18:12 PM  
Councilwoman Jean
Lim, representing City & County of Broomfield and Counties and Commissioners
Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill. Heather Stauffer,
representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
Mr. Jeffrey Moore, representing City of Aurora, testified in support of
the bill. Clear Creek County Commissioner George Marlin, representing CCAT,
testified in support of the bill. Mr. Moore responded to questions from
the committee.
02:28:12 PM  
Mimi Larsen, representing
Energy and Carbon Management Commission, Department of Natural Resources,
testified to amend the bill. Jason Maxey, representing Weld County Board
of County Commissioners, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Donald
Phend, representing Colorado Alliance of Mineral and Royalty Owners, testified
to amend the bill. The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
02:41:07 PM  
Kate Burke, representing Boulder County, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Jane Turner, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Phillip Barber, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ramesh Bhatt, representing Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Torie Jarvis, representing Northwest Colorado Council of Governments Water Quality/Quantity Committee, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Burke responded to questions from the committee.


02:58:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Marchman
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Simpson
Danielson
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:59:12 PM  
President Fenberg
wrapped up his presentation of the bill. Committee members commented on
the bill.




Additional written
testimony on the bill is available in Attachment B.


03:01:57 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-185, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Marchman Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Priola Yes
Simpson Yes
Danielson Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details