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BFE227DBE4064CAC8725839E00732632 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1114

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Feb 11, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1114 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:57:45 PM  

Representatives Catlin and D. Valdez presented House Bill 19-1114.  The bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to enforce federal food and safety regulations if federal funding is provided.  The bill increases the rulemaking workload in FY 2020-21 and ongoing state revenue and expenditures beginning in FY 2021-22.

02:00:10 PM  

Steve Bornmann, representing the Department of Agriculture, testified in support of the bill.  Mr Bornmann responded to committee questions.

02:06:19 PM  
Shawn Martini, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.
02:10:27 PM  
Robert Sakata, representing Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers, testified in support of the bill and distributed handouts [Attachments A, B, and C].
02:13:55 PM  

Harrison Topp, representing the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Topp responded to committee questions.

02:19:34 PM  

Representative Catlin distributed and explained amendment L.001 [Attachment D].



02:22:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment D].
Moved Valdez D.
Seconded Buck
Arndt
Buck
Buentello
Catlin
Lewis
McCluskie
McLachlan
Pelton Excused
Titone
Valdez D.
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:22:29 PM  
Representatives D. Valdez and Catlin made closing remarks on the bill.
02:24:51 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


02:28:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1114, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Catlin
Seconded Valdez D.
Arndt Yes
Buck Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Lewis Yes
McCluskie Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS