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SB21-235

Stimulus Funding Department Of Agriculture Efficiency Programs

Concerning additional funding for programs of the department of agriculture to support increased efficiency in agricultural operations, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subjects:
Agriculture
Business & Economic Development
Energy
State Government
State Revenue & Budget
Bill Summary

The bill directs the state treasurer to make an immediate, one-time transfer of $3 million from the general fund to the agriculture value-added cash fund to augment the department of agriculture's ongoing advancing Colorado's renewable energy and energy efficiency (ACRE 3 ) program. The bill also appropriates $2 million from the general fund to the conservation services division within the department of agriculture for the purpose of administering voluntary soil health programs.

The bill requires the department of agriculture to periodically report on its expenditures to the office of state planning and budgeting and the general assembly.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Prime Sponsor

Sen. S. Jaquez Lewis
Rep. T. Bernett, Rep. K. McCormick

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