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s_agr_2018a_2018-03-01t13:30:22z3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For CONF 18-AGRICULTURAL COMMISSION — STATE

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES, & ENERGY
Date Mar 1, 2018      
Location SCR 357



Conf 18-Agricultural Commission — State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate


01:44:02 PM  
Don Brown, Commissioner of Agriculture, introduced the Governor's appointments to the State Agriculture Commission and discussed the role and activities of the commission.
01:45:20 PM  
Rebecca Lynn Larson of Longmont, appointed for a term expiring March 1, 2019, and as an Unaffiliated, from the Second Agricultural District to serve as a member from the State at-large, discussed her experience and interest in serving on the commission [Attachment D].
01:45:38 PM  
Marty Joe Gerace of Golden, appointed for a term expiring March 1, 2021, and as a Republican, from the First Agricultural District to serve as a member from the State at-large, discussed his experience and interest in serving on the commission [Attachment D].
01:47:29 PM  
Brett Brand Rutledge of Yuma, reappointed for a term expiring March 1, 2021 a Democrat, from the Second Agricultural District, discussed his experience and interest in serving another term on the commission [Attachment D].
01:48:02 PM  
Michael Conrad Hirakata of Rocky Ford, reappointed for a term expiring March 1, 2021, a Republican, from the Third Agricultural District to serve as a member from the State at-large, discussed his experience and interest in serving another term on the commission [Attachment D].
01:49:39 PM  
Commissioner Brown explained that Steve
Dale Young of Holyoke, was unable to attend today's hearing and spoke in
support of his reappointment.  Mr Young was reappointed for a term
expiring March 1, 2021, a Republican, from the Second Agricultural District,
to serve as a member from the State at-large [Attachment D].


01:51:41 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Steve Young, Michael Hirakata, Brett Rutledge, Rebecca Larson, and Marty Gerace to the Conf 18-Agricultural Commission — State to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Baumgardner
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Coram Yes
Donovan Yes
Fenberg Yes
Fields Excused
Garcia Yes
Jones Yes
Marble Yes
Scott Yes
Baumgardner Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS