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6D9CAC3F68BDFC5587258821007122D1 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 11, 2022      
Location HCR 0107

SB22-114 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

02:35:46 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:41:43 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:41:52 PM  
Representative Roberts, bill co-prime sponsor, introduced SB22-114. The bill allows a board of county commissioners to apply to the State Engineer in the Division of Water Resources in the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for the designation of a pond within the county as a fire suppression pond. Fire suppression ponds must be inspected annually by the county and fire protection district.
02:44:24 PM  
Representative Catlin, bill co-prime sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
02:48:06 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:48:17 PM  
Joan Green Turner, representing The Water Rights Association of the South Platte, testified to amend the bill. Tracy Kosloff, representing Division of Water Resources, testified in a neutral position on the bill. The panelists answered questions from the committee.
03:17:08 PM  
Questions for the previous panel continued.
03:20:35 PM  
Commissioner Greg Felt, representing Chaffee County, testified in support of the bill.
03:26:03 PM  
Commissioner Dick
Elsner, representing Park County and Colorado Counties, Incorporated (CCI),
testified in support of the bill.  La Plata Commissioner Marsha  Porter-Norton,
representing CCI, testified in support of the bill.  Daphne Gervais,
representing CCI, testified in support of the bill.  The panelists
responded to questions from the committee.  
03:41:31 PM  

Ms. Kathy Kitzmann, representing Aurora Water, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Ralph Scanga, representing Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District, testified against the bill. Peggy Montano, representing Northern Water, testified in support of the bill.

03:51:17 PM  

Representative Roberts introduced and spoke about amendment L.011 (Attachment C).

03:52:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011
Moved Roberts
Seconded Catlin
Valdez D.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:52:18 PM  
Representative Catlin and Representative Roberts gave final comments on the bill.
03:55:40 PM  
Committee members made final comments on the bill.

03:58:25 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-114, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Catlin
Seconded Roberts
Exum Yes
Holtorf No
Lindsay Yes
Lontine Yes
Pelton No
Roberts Yes
Titone Excused
Valdez D. Yes
Will Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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