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6337E4B357C6E8E4872586DB0080C417 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1318

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date May 20, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1318 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


05:26:30 PM  
Representative Herod,
prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1318 to the committee.  The
bill diverts state revenue from lottery proceeds to create an outdoor equity
board and grant program in the Department of Natural Resources.



Representative Herod responded to questions from the committee.
05:43:37 PM  
Director Mark Ferrandino,
representing Colorado Department of Revenue, testified in support of the
bill.  Doug Vilsack, representing Department of Natural Resources,
testified in support of the bill.  Jared Bynum, representing Conservation
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Vilsack and Director
Ferrandino responded to questions from the committee.
05:54:41 PM  
Kathleen Gebhardt, representing self, testified to amend the bill.
05:57:09 PM  
Jason Swann, representing
Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.  Kenneth
Maestas, representing The Colorado Cross Disability Coalition (CCDC), testified
in support of the bill.  Juan Perez Saez , representing Next 100 Coalition
and Cottonwood Institute, testified in support of the bill.
06:05:47 PM  
Gabriel Otero, representing
Next 100 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Edgar  Corona,
representing Riverside Educational Center, testified in support of the
bill.  Aaron Citron, representing The Nature Conservancy, testified
in support of the bill.  Jim Rameey, representing The Wilderness Society,
testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Otero and Mr. Corona responded
to questions from the committee.
06:18:20 PM  
Allie Ghaman, representing
Continental Divide Trail Coalition, testified in support of the bill.  Brian
Kurzel, representing National Wildlife Federation, testified in support
of the bill.  Taylor Ruffin, representing Environmental Learning for
Kids, testified in support of the bill.
06:25:54 PM  
Ean Tafoya, representing
GreenLatinos, testified in support of the bill.  Hilda Nucete, representing
self, testified in support of the bill.  Shannon Francis, representing
Spirit of the Sun, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
06:34:31 PM  
Casey Klein, representing
Colorado Camps Network, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Jan
Douglas, representing Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the
bill.  
06:41:51 PM  
Representative Herod
discussed and distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment C).


06:43:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Weissman
Seconded Sirota
Bernett
Froelich
Jackson
Pico
Sirota
Soper
Titone
Van Beber
Weissman
Will
Woog
Hooton
Valdez A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:43:56 PM  
Representative Herod provided concluding comments on the bill.
06:46:44 PM  
Committee members made concluding comments.


07:01:18 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1318, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Titone
Bernett Yes
Froelich Yes
Jackson Yes
Pico No
Sirota Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Weissman Yes
Will Yes
Woog No
Hooton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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