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h_fin_2018a_2018-03-05t13:36:54z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1249

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Mar 5, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1249 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:37:54 PM  
Representative Rankin, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1249, which changes the distribution of certain federal mineral lease funds, directing these moneys to local governments rather than to the state. Committee members received a packet of letters from local governments [Attachment A].
01:41:27 PM  
Ms. Bonnie Petersen, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Representative Rankin responded to a question about how federal mineral lease monies are distributed under the bill. Ms. Petersen also responded to committee questions.
01:51:00 PM  
Commissioner Mike Samson, representing Garfield County, testified in support of the bill.
01:54:52 PM  
Commissioner Don Cook, representing Moffat County, testified in support of the bill.
01:57:05 PM  
Ms. Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
02:00:04 PM  
Ms. Petersen and Commissioner Samson responded to questions from the committee.
02:02:50 PM  
Representative Benavidez distributed and explained amendment L.001 [Attachment B]. Mr. Ed DeCecco, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, also discussed amendment L.001.


02:06:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment B].
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Thurlow
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Kraft-Tharp
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:07:01 PM  
Representative Ranking made some closing comments on the bill.


02:08:15 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1249, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Thurlow
Seconded Benavidez
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS