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082CD1B4F300AF0B872583B600754D80 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1113

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Mar 7, 2019      
Location SCR 354



HB19-1113 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:21:22 PM  

Senator Donovan presented House Bill 19-1113, which changes how water quality treatment is addressed in mine reclamation plans and how mining operators can provide proof of financial responsibility. Senator Coram distributed amendments L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments C, D, and E).

02:26:53 PM  

Bill Skewes, representing the Colorado Chamber of commerce, testified on the bill.

02:30:52 PM  
Chris Treese, representing the Colorado River District, Colorado Water Congress, and the Upper Gunnison Water Conservation District, testified in support of the bill.
02:31:26 PM  

Jeff Parsons, representing Western Mining, testified on the bill and distributed a packet of support letters to the committee (Attachment F).

02:37:34 PM  
Mr. Parsons responded to committee questions.
02:40:55 PM  

Julie Westendorff, La Plata County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.

02:41:47 PM  

Ginny Brannon, representing the Division of Reclamation, Mining, and Safety, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.

02:53:51 PM  

Brandy DeLange, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

02:55:40 PM  
Stan Dempsey, representing the Colorado Mining Association, testified on the bill.
03:03:15 PM  

Scott Hardt, representing the Numont Mining Corporation, testified in opposition to the bill.



03:13:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal No
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson No
Donovan No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:14:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram
Ginal
Sonnenberg
Danielson
Donovan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:15:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal No
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson No
Donovan No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:19:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1113, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Donovan
Seconded
Coram Yes
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg No
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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