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B62B985FA428906C87258808007928A3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1022

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Mar 17, 2022      
Location SCR 352



HB22-1022 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


04:03:24 PM  

Senator Woodward, bill co-prime sponsor, introduced HB22-1022. The State Auditor completed a performance audit of the Colorado State Fair Authority (authority) in 2019. This bill includes recommendations from the audit that require legislation to implement. These recommendations include:

  • clarifying that the Commissioner of Agriculture, in consultation with the authority board, will appoint and employ a manager for the authority;
  • requiring the authority board to establish a process for approving industry displays; and
  • allowing the authority to collaborate with a state agency or industry representative in developing an industry display.
04:06:08 PM  
Senator Hinrichsen, bill co-prime sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
04:06:32 PM  
Committee members made comments on the bill.
04:07:28 PM  
Alice Horgan read the testimony of Jordan Beezley from the Department of Agriculture, who is in support of the bill.
04:10:33 PM  
Mrs. Jenny Page,
representing the Colorado State Auditor, responded to questions from the
committee.
04:10:34 PM  

Senator Sonnenberg introduced and spoke about amendment L.003 (Attachment F).



04:24:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Coram Yes
Fields Excused
Hinrichsen No
Sonnenberg Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Donovan Yes
YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:26:12 PM
Motion Reconsider vote on amendment L.003
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Cooke No
Coram Yes
Fields Excused
Hinrichsen Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Donovan Yes
YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:27:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Coram No
Fields Excused
Hinrichsen No
Sonnenberg No
Jaquez Lewis No
Donovan No
YES: 1   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:28:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1022 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Hinrichsen
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Coram Yes
Fields Excused
Hinrichsen Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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