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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-02t13:42:59z21 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1289

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 2, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1289 - Postponed Indefinitely


07:51:35 PM  

Senator Jones introduced House Bill 18-1289, concerning forced pooling for school districts.  The bill exempts local governments and school districts that own mineral rights from being force pooled but maintains their ability to engage in voluntary pooling.

07:55:24 PM  
Aaron Bloom, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
07:56:11 PM  
Marcia Martin, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
07:58:50 PM  
Theresa Conley, Conservation Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.
08:00:38 PM  

Sara Loflin, League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans, spoke in favor of the bill.

08:03:09 PM  
Cliff Smedley, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
08:04:21 PM  
Michael Bellmont, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
08:04:38 PM  

Tracee Bentley, Colorado Petroleum Council, spoke in opposition to the bill.

08:07:23 PM  

Jim Cole, Colorado Oil and Gas Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

08:12:08 PM  
Senator Jones made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


08:16:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1289 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Court
Seconded
Court Yes
Hill No
Moreno Yes
Cooke No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:16:26 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1289 indefinitely.
Moved Hill
Seconded
Court No
Hill Yes
Moreno No
Cooke Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS