S_AGR_2019A 02/07/2019 01:31:37 PM Committee Summary PUBLICSTAFF SUMMARY OF MEETINGSENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES Date 02/07/2019 Attendance Coram X Ginal X Sonnenberg X Danielson E Donovan X Time 01:31:37 PM to 03:33:31 PM Place SCR 357 This Meeting was called to order by Donovan This Report was prepared by Matt Becker Hearing Items Action Taken hHB19-1029 Referred to the Committee of the Whole hSunset Review of Regulation of Public Livestock Markets Committee Discussion Only HB19-1029 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole Attachment Tag File Name Attachment http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf/0/1F312784D901...$File/190207 AttachA.pdf?OpenElement 190207 AttachA.pdf Attachment http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf/0/22F6CEB2FDEE...$File/190207 AttachB.pdf?OpenElement 190207 AttachB.pdf 01:31:47 PM Senator Crowder presented House Bill 19-1029, which changes the boundaries of the Republican River Water Conservation District (RRWCD), and distributed two maps to the committee (Attachments A and B). 01:33:19 PM Rod Lenz, representing the RRWCD, testified in support of the bill. 01:37:02 PM Will Bledsoe, representing the RRWCD and Lincoln County, testified in support of the bill. 01:37:24 PM Dennis Coryell, representing the Plains Groundwater Management District, Kit Carson County Farm Bureau, and Colorado Corn Growers, testified in support of the bill. 01:40:34 PM Emily Ibach, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill. 01:43:06 PM David Robbins, representing the RRWCD and Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the bill. 01:44:00 PM Mr. Bledsoe, Mr. Robbins, and Mr. Lenz responded to committee questions. 02:02:58 PM Kevin Rein, State Engineer, came to the table to respond to committee questions. 02:22:39 PM Motion Refer House Bill 19-1029 to the Committee of the Whole. Moved Coram Seconded Coram Yes Ginal Yes Sonnenberg No Danielson Excused Donovan Yes Final YES: 3 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS Sunset Review of Regulation of Public Livestock Markets - Committee Discussion Only Attachment Tag File Name Attachment http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf/0/D53111BD742D...$File/190207 AttachC.pdf?OpenElement 190207 AttachC.pdf 02:22:56 PM Bryan Jameson and Jennifer Lockwood, Department of Regulatory Agencies, came to the table to discuss the sunset review of the regulation of public livestock markets. A copy of the sunset report can be found at: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora-oprrr/coprrr-sunset-reviews 02:28:40 PM Jery Payne, Office of Legislative Legal Services, discussed the sunset hearing process and the draft bill concerning the sunset of public livestock markets (Attachment C). 02:55:56 PM Chris Whitney, Brand Commissioner, came to the table to respond to committee questions. 03:01:38 PM Dr. Ketih Roehr, State Veterinarian, responded to committee questions. 03:27:12 PM Motion Introduce LLS 19-0352 as drafted with Senators Donovan and Sonnenberg as co-prime sponsors. Moved Coram Seconded Coram Yes Ginal Yes Sonnenberg Yes Danielson Excused Donovan Yes YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS 03:33:31 PM The committee adjourned.