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D042028869E6EE1B8725899F0006C9B8 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 27, 2023      
Location SCR 352

HB23-1264 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

07:14:10 PM  
Senator Marchman and Senator R. Pelton presented House Bill 23-1264 to the committee. The bill modifies the role of the Commissioner of Agriculture in relation to the inspection, testing, and quarantine of livestock during an infectious or contagious disease.
07:18:12 PM  
Mrs. Erin Meschke,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Dr. Maggie Baldwin,
Animal Health Division Director, representing Colorado Department of Agriculture,
testified in support of the bill.  

Mr. Bill Scebbi,
representing Colorado Egg Producers, testified in support of the bill.

The committee
also received written testimony from Hailey Coggins in opposition to the
bill (Attachment A).  

Dr. Baldwin responded
to questions from the committee.
07:34:29 PM  
Senators R. Pelton and Marchman wrapped up their presentation of the bill.

07:36:04 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1264 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Marchman
Marchman Yes
Pelton B. Excused
Pelton R. Yes
Priola Excused
Simpson Yes
Hinrichsen Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 2   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