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H_RAA_2020A 01/30/2020 10:01:13 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date 01/30/2020
Attendance
Arndt X
Buentello X
Catlin X
Holtorf X
McCluskie E
Pelton X
Titone X
Will X
Young *
Valdez D. X
Roberts X
Time 10:01:13 AM to 11:13:55 AM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Roberts
This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1087 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1094 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
10:01:14 AM

Representative Roberts called the meeting to order.



HB20-1087 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:01:33 AM  
Representatives Arndt and Will, co-prime
sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1087 to the committee.  The bill
modifies statutes related to law enforcement in the Colorado Division of
Parks and Wildlife (CPW) in the Department of Natural Resources.  
10:04:44 AM  

Heather Dugan, CPW, testified in support of the bill.  Kent Ingram, representing the Colorado Wildlife Federation, testified in support of the bill. Kathleen Curry, representing Coloradans for Responsible Wildlife Management, testified in support of the bill.  Robert Blume, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  The panel responded to committee questions.

10:25:01 AM  
Representatives Will and Arndt made concluding remarks.


10:28:17 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1087 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Arndt
Seconded Will
Arndt Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Yes
McCluskie Excused
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1094 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:28:25 AM  
Representatives Catlin and Arndt, co-prime
sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1094 to the committee.  The bill
removes the $1000 cap on fees local governments can charge for on-site
wastewater treatment system permits.  Representative Arndt distributed
and discussed Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
10:35:11 AM  
Daphne Gervais, representing Colorado Counties Inc., testified
in support to the bill and played a video that can be found here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYunTsTn6yM&feature=youtu.be.
 Ms. Gervais responded to committee questions.
10:41:38 AM  

Pat Ratliff, representing Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the bill.  Tom Gonzales, representing the Colorado Association of Public Health Officials, testified in support of the bill.  Mary Kay Hogan, representing the Colorado Association of Home Builders, testified on the bill.  Ms. Hogan, Mr. Gonzales, and Ms. Ratliff responded to committee questions.

10:59:00 AM  

George Marlin, Clear Creek County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.  Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

11:05:25 AM  

The committee discussed Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).



11:11:27 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Arndt
Seconded Catlin
Arndt
Buentello
Catlin
Holtorf
McCluskie Excused
Pelton
Titone
Will
Young
Valdez D.
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:11:56 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


11:13:39 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1094, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Arndt
Seconded Catlin
Arndt Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf No
McCluskie Excused
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:13:55 AM   The committee adjourned.