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h_agr_2018a_2018-01-29t13:33:52z3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1093

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Jan 29, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1093 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

07:49:57 PM  
Representative Arndt, sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1093, concerning the expansion of uses of reclaimed domestic wastewater to edible food crops. Representative Arndt distributed Amendment L.001 [Attachment J], Amendment L.003 [Attachment K], Amendment L.004 [Attachment L], and Amendment L.005 [Attachment M]. Representative Arndt also distributed an unofficial preamendmed version of the bill [Attachment N]. Representative Arndt discussed the amendments.
07:58:17 PM  
Representative Arndt responded to questions from the committee.
08:02:06 PM  
Frank Johns, Water Reuse Colorado, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
08:07:45 PM  
Kathryn Hvszcza, Sprout City Farms, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
08:11:07 PM  
Jeff Keeley, Craft Companies, testified in support of the bill.
08:11:44 PM  
Abigail Antolovich, Denver Water, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
08:20:46 PM  

David Takeda, MSIC Consulting, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.

08:22:54 PM  
Tzahi Cath, Colorado School of Mines, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
08:26:00 PM  
Terri Livermore, Livewell Colorado, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
08:28:16 PM  
Emily Ibach, Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.
08:29:02 PM  
Alex Funk, National Young Farmers Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
08:30:20 PM  
Shannon Spurlock, Denver Urban Gardens, testified in support of the bill.
08:32:47 PM  
Kristin Green, Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:33:30 PM  
Laura Belanger, Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.


08:37:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Arndt
Seconded Hansen
Becker J.
Buck
Catlin
Danielson
Hansen
Jackson
Lewis
McKean
Roberts
Saine
Valdez
Esgar
Arndt
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:38:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Arndt
Seconded Hansen
Becker J.
Buck
Catlin
Danielson
Hansen
Jackson
Lewis
McKean
Roberts
Saine
Valdez
Esgar
Arndt
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:38:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Arndt
Seconded Hansen
Becker J.
Buck
Catlin
Danielson
Hansen
Jackson
Lewis
McKean
Roberts
Saine
Valdez
Esgar
Arndt
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:39:36 PM  
Representative Arndt made concluding comments on the bill.


08:39:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Arndt
Seconded McKean
Becker J.
Buck
Catlin
Danielson
Hansen
Jackson
Lewis
McKean
Roberts
Saine
Valdez
Esgar
Arndt
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:40:52 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1093, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Arndt
Seconded McKean
Becker J. Yes
Buck Yes
Catlin Yes
Danielson Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lewis No
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine No
Valdez Yes
Esgar Yes
Arndt Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS