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F6B929007BB576AA8725896A0074431B Hearing Summary


Date Mar 6, 2023      
Location HCR 0107

HB23-1179 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:09:56 PM  
Representative Mauro,
bill co-prime sponsor, introduced House Bill 23-1179.  Under current
law, certain cash funds may not have more than 16.5 percent of uncommitted
funds remaining in the fund at the end of each state fiscal year based
on the amount spent in the fiscal year. The bill exempts the Agricultural
Products Inspection Cash Fund in the Department of Agriculture from this
limit and creates a limit of 50 percent of uncommitted funds based on the
amount spent during the fiscal year.

A handout was distributed to committee members (Attachment B).  

02:11:48 PM  
Mr. Jim Ehrlich, representing Colorado Potato Administrative Committee, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Brian Pauley, representing Colorado Department of Agriculture - Fruit and Vegetable Inspection Service, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Roger Mix, representing Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:56 PM  
Mr. Pauley responded to questions from the committee.
02:23:34 PM  
Representative Mauro and Representative Winter made final comments on the bill.
02:24:49 PM  
Committee members made final comments on the bill.

02:26:06 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1179 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Winter T.
Seconded Holtorf
Holtorf Yes
Lindsay Yes
Luck No
Lukens Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Parenti Yes
Story Excused
Titone Excused
Velasco Yes
Winter T. Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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