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S_AGR_2019A 02/14/2019 01:34:25 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date 02/14/2019
Attendance
Coram X
Ginal *
Sonnenberg X
Danielson E
Donovan X
Time 01:34:25 PM to 03:41:18 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Donovan
This Report was prepared by Matt Becker
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1071 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB19-1082 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
Sunset Review of Colorado Seed Potato Act and Advisory Committee Introduce Sunset Bills
Sunset Review of River Outfitter Licensing and Advisory Committee Sunset Introduced

HB19-1071 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:34:36 PM  

Senator Zenzinger, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1071, which removes an obslete statutory requirement related to the Board of Health.



01:36:19 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1071 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Excused
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1082 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:38:48 PM  

Senator Coram, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1082, which clarifies that water rights easement holders may maintain and improve their easement.

01:39:19 PM  
Brett Moore, representing the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, testified in support of the bill.
01:40:34 PM  
Emily Ibach, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.
01:41:36 PM  
Zane Kessler, representing the Colorado River District, testified in support of the bill.
01:43:09 PM  
Mr. Moore and Senator Coram responded to committee questions.


01:46:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment A).
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram
Ginal
Sonnenberg
Danielson Excused
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:46:30 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1082, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Excused
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Sunset Review of Colorado Seed Potato Act and Advisory Committee - Introduce Sunset Bills


01:46:38 PM  

Brian Tobias, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), presented the sunset reviews for the Colorado Seed Potato Act and the associated advisory committee.

01:51:13 PM  
Mr. Tobias responded to committee questions.
02:00:36 PM  
Cheryl Smith and Joy Moore, representing the Colorado Department of Agriculture, came to the table to respond to committee questions.


02:20:58 PM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to strike Sections 6 and 7 of LLS 19-0371.01 (Attachment B).
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Coram
Ginal
Sonnenberg
Danielson Excused
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:21:44 PM
Motion Introduce LLS 19-0371, as amended.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Excused
Donovan Yes
YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:23:37 PM
Motion Designate Senators Hisey and Sonnenberg as co-prime sponsors of LLS 19-0371.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Excused
Donovan Yes
YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:30:27 PM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to LLS 19-0370.01 to strike page 3, line 11-18, and substitute a new section related to an at-large member of the committee (Attachment C).
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Excused
Donovan Yes
YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:31:34 PM
Motion Introduce LLS 19-0370, as amended.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Excused
Donovan Yes
YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:36:28 PM
Motion Designate Senators Hisey and Sonnenberg as co-prime sponsors of LLS 19-0370.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Excused
Donovan Yes
YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Sunset Review of River Outfitter Licensing and Advisory Committee - Sunset Introduced


02:37:32 PM  

Bryan Jameson, representing DORA, presented the sunset review of river outfitter licensing and the associated advisory committee.

02:38:18 PM  
Grant Brown, representing Colorado Parks and Wildlife, came to the table to respond to committee questions. Mr. Jameson responded to committee questions.
03:05:48 PM  
David Costlow, representing the Colorado
River Outfitters Association, responded to committee questions.
03:20:27 PM  
Mr. Jameson, Mr. Brown, and Mr. Costlow
responded to additional committee questions.
03:25:39 PM  
Richard Sweetman, Office of Legislative
Legal Services, responded to committee questions.
03:32:33 PM  
Senator Donovan laid over LLS 19-0369 for action only at
the next committee meeting (Attachment D).


03:39:25 PM
Motion Introduce LLS 19-0360 with Senator Coram as prime sponsor (Attachment E).
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal No
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Excused
Donovan Yes
YES: 3   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:41:18 PM   The committee adjourned.