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H_AGR_2016A 05/04/2016 10:44:54 AM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & NATURAL RESOURCES

Date: 05/04/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 10:44 AM to 11:13 AM
Arndt
*
Becker J.
X
Place: HCR 0107
Brown
X
Buck
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Coram
X
Representative Vigil
Danielson
*
Dore
*
This Report was prepared by
Ginal
X
Meghan O'Connor
Lebsock
X
Mitsch Bush
X
Saine
X
Becker K.
X
Vigil
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1460 Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole





10:45 AM -- HB 16-1460



Representative KC Becker, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1460, concerning the authority of the Commissioner of Agriculture to dispose of and acquire specified real property in furtherance of the Department of Agriculture's consolidation. The bill gives the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), in consultation with the Office of the State Architect, the authority to sell and acquire real property specified in the bill. The bill directs the proceeds from the sale of the real property to be deposited in the Agriculture Management Fund and allows the proceeds to be spent for expenses related to CDA's ongoing office construction.



10:47 AM --
Chris Weisman, Deputy Director, Colorado Department of Agriculture, spoke in support of the bill and explained why CDA is requesting the authority to sell and acquire property. Mr. Weisman responded to questions from the committee regarding the consolidation of CDA property and the amount of CDA-owned property located in the National Western Center Complex.



10:57 AM -- Kori Donaldson, Colorado Legislative Council, responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill and the property that CDA wishes to sell.



11:02 AM --
Esther Van Mourik, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.





11:03 AM



Representative Becker distributed and explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).



160504 AttachA.pdf160504 AttachA.pdf

BILL: HB16-1460
TIME: 11:04:19 AM
MOVED: Becker K.
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Brown
VOTE
Arndt
Becker J.
Brown
Buck
Coram
Danielson
Dore
Ginal
Lebsock
Mitsch Bush
Saine
Becker K.
Vigil
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection









11:04 AM



Representative Becker made concluding comments and committee discussion ensued regarding the bill.

BILL: HB16-1460
TIME: 11:12:10 AM
MOVED: Becker K.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1460, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 9-4.
SECONDED: Brown
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Becker J.
No
Brown
Yes
Buck
No
Coram
No
Danielson
Yes
Dore
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Saine
No
Becker K.
Yes
Vigil
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



11:13 AM



The committee adjourned.



11:13 AM



The committee adjourned.

BILL: HB16-1460
TIME: 11:04:19 AM
MOVED: Becker K.
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without objection. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Brown
VOTE
Arndt
Becker J.
Brown
Buck
Coram
Danielson
Dore
Ginal
Lebsock
Mitsch Bush
Saine
Becker K.
Vigil
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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