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657E76C3297AB48D8725852600740153 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1327

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Mar 9, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1327 - Postponed Indefinitely


03:07:06 PM  

Representatives Valdez D. and Will, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1327 to the committee.  The bill prohibits state agencies from authorizing or assisting with projects that divert water from the Rio Grande basin unless it is demonstrated that the project will not cause adverse affects in the basin.  Representatives Valdez D. and Will responded to committee questions.

03:14:58 PM  

Kevin Kinnear, representing Colorado Water Congress and Renewable Water Resources, testified in opposition to the bill.  Chris Piper, representing Denver Water and Northern Water, testified in opposition to the bill.  Zane Kessler, representing the Colorado River District, testified in opposition to the bill.  The panel responded to committee questions.

03:31:24 PM  

Representatives Valdez D. and Will made concluding remarks.  Committee members commented on the bill.



03:38:15 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1327 indefinitely.
Moved Valdez D.
Seconded Pelton
Arndt Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Holtorf Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Excused
Will Yes
Woodrow Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. No
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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