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5A6B11941150F0B0872589430075ACD2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB23-005

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Jan 26, 2023      
Location SCR 352



SB23-005 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:25:52 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis and Senator Cutter, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 23-005 to the committee. The bill creates and expands timber, forest health, and wildfire mitigation workforce development and education programs. Committee members discussed the bill with the sponsors.
02:37:43 PM  
Molly Pitts, representing
Colorado Timber Industry Association, testified in support of the bill.
 Larimer County Commissioner Jody Shadduck-McNally, representing the
Forest Health Council and Counties & Commissioners Acting Together
(CCAT), testified in support of the bill with amendments.  Ms. Pitts
responded to questions from the committee.
02:50:19 PM  
Mrs. Mary-Kay Hogan,
representing Colorado Mountain College, testified in support of the bill
with amendments. Scott Sergerstrom, representing Colorado Youth Corps Association,
testified in support of the bill. La Plata County Commissioner Marsha Porter-Norton,
representing CCAT, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Sarah Heath, representing
Colorado Community College System, testified in support of the bill.
03:04:00 PM  
Written testimony
on SB23-005 is included as Attachment C.  Senator Cutter presented
amendments L.001 (Attachment D) and L.002 (Attachment E).



03:07:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Hinrichsen
Seconded
Marchman
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Simpson
Hinrichsen
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:09:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Hinrichsen
Seconded
Marchman
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Simpson
Hinrichsen
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:09:58 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-005, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hinrichsen
Seconded
Marchman Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Priola Yes
Simpson Yes
Hinrichsen Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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