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H_RAA_2019A 01/31/2019 10:01:56 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date 01/31/2019
Attendance
Arndt X
Buck X
Buentello *
Catlin X
Lewis X
McCluskie X
McLachlan X
Pelton X
Titone X
Valdez D. X
Roberts X
Time 10:01:56 AM to 10:51:56 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1080 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1074 Postponed Indefinitely

10:01:59 AM

Representative Roberts called the meeting to order.



HB19-1080 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:02:18 AM  

Representative Bockenfeld, prime sponsor, explained House Bill 19-1080 which was laid over from the January 28th committee meeting.  The bill allows Colorado residents who are first responders with an occupational disability to get a free lifetime small resident game hunting and fishing license, a Columbine Pass, and to participate in any applicable property tax work-off programs.  Representative Bockenfeld distributed and explained L.001 [Attachment A].



10:07:22 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Buck
Seconded Titone
Arndt
Buck
Buentello
Catlin
Lewis
McCluskie
McLachlan
Pelton
Titone
Valdez D.
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:07:59 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


10:12:26 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1080, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buck
Seconded Lewis
Arndt No
Buck Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Lewis Yes
McCluskie Yes
McLachlan No
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Valdez D. No
Roberts No
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1074 - Postponed Indefinitely


10:13:42 AM  

Representatives Ransom and Buck, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1074.  The bill exempts the state from observing daylight savings.  A document was distributed [Attachment B].

10:15:27 AM  

Representatives Ransom and Buck responded to committee questions concerning economic, public health, and agricultural impacts, and Daylight Savings Time vs. Mountain Standard Time.

10:35:29 AM  
Chris Linsmayer, representing Colorado Ski Country USA, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:37:13 AM  

Mr. Linsmayer responded to committee questions.

10:39:29 AM  
James Brejcha, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
10:40:20 AM  
Representative Roberts closed witness testimony.
10:42:14 AM  

Representatives Buck and Ransom made final remarks on the bill.

10:44:12 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


10:50:15 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1074 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Buck
Seconded Lewis
Arndt No
Buck Yes
Buentello No
Catlin Yes
Lewis Yes
McCluskie No
McLachlan No
Pelton No
Titone Yes
Valdez D. No
Roberts No
YES: 4   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


10:50:59 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1074 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Valdez D.
Seconded Roberts
Arndt Yes
Buck No
Buentello Yes
Catlin No
Lewis No
McCluskie Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone No
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:51:56 AM   The committee adjourned.