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DE78F92405F23AE7872586A3006CF355 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-166

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Mar 25, 2021      
Location SCR 352



SB21-166 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

01:50:06 PM  
Senators Fenberg
and Rankin presented Senate Bill 21-166 to the committee.  The bill
creates the Colorado Coordinated Regional Mutual Aid System to provide
regional and statewide coordinated response for emergency incidents. The
bill requires annual transfers of General Fund money for statewide fire
suppression efforts.  Written testimony on the bill is included as
Attachment B.  
01:58:07 PM  
Sheriff Sean Smith,
representing Colorado Fire Commission Western Slope Sheriff Representative,
testified in support of the bill.
02:07:12 PM  
Ben Tisdel, representing Colorado Counties Inc, testified in support of the bill.
02:07:49 PM  
Chief Brad White, representing Colorado State Fire Chiefs, testified in support of the bill.
02:13:40 PM  

Senator Rankin distributed amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments C and D).

02:17:01 PM  
Commissioner Richard Cimino, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
02:18:51 PM  
Mr Mark Novak, representing Colorado fire commission, testified in support of the bill.
02:24:45 PM  

Mark Novak, representing Colorado Fire Commission, testified in support of the bill.

02:28:09 PM  
Kevin Whelan, representing
the Colorado Fire Commission, testified in support of the bill.
02:36:59 PM  
Senator Rankin explained the amendments.
02:48:33 PM  
Steve Wooten, representing himself, testified against Senate Bill 21-168.
02:59:30 PM  
Chief Mike Morgan, representing , responded to committee members' questions.
03:11:20 PM  
Chief Morgan returned to respond to committee members' questions.


03:12:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Fields
Seconded
Coram
Fields
Sonnenberg
Jaquez Lewis
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:12:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Fields
Seconded
Coram
Fields
Sonnenberg
Jaquez Lewis
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:15:54 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-166, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Coram Yes
Fields Yes
Sonnenberg No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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