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3B350561E2618900872586AE0075859B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1242

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & WATER
Date Apr 5, 2021      
Location HCR 0107



HB21-1242 - Committee Discussion Only


03:23:41 PM  
The committee came
back to order.  Representative Arndt, prime bill sponsor, presented
House Bill 21-1242 to the committee.  The bill creates the Agriculture
Drought and Climate Resilience Office in the Department of Agriculture.




The bill sponsor
responded to questions from the committee.
03:35:55 PM  
Commissioner Kate Greenberg, representing Colorado Department of Agriculture, testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Greenberg responded to questions from the committee.
03:59:58 PM  
Terry Fankhauser, representing Colorado Cattlemen's Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. George Fosha, representing Colorado Association of Conservation Districts (CACD), testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Fosha responded to questions from the committee.
04:08:45 PM  
Erin Foster West,
representing National Young Farmers Coalition, testified in support of
the bill.  Jay Wilson, representing himself, testified in support
of the bill.  Mr. Dan Waldvogle, representing Rocky Mountain Farmers
Union, testified in support of the bill.
04:16:35 PM  
Vice-chair McCormick
laid the bill over for action-only at a later time.






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