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A7051E25355974D9872586DF007251BF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-229

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & WATER
Date May 24, 2021      
Location HCR 0107



SB21-229 - Referred to House Finance


02:48:44 PM  
Representatives Will
and Amabile, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-229 to the
committee.  The bill
creates
the Rural Jump-Start Zone Grant Program to issue grants to new businesses
that establish inside a rural jump-start zone and tier one transition communities,
and to institutions of higher education or economic development organizations
.



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:53:22 PM  
Andrea Blankenship, representing Colorado Office of Economic Development, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Blankenship responded to questions from the committee.
02:59:26 PM  
Sandy Head, representing
Montrose Economic Development Corporation (Montrose EDC) & Colorado
Counties, Incorporated (CCI), testified in support of the bill.  John
Bristol, representing self, testified in support of the bill.  Ms.
Head and Mr. Bristol responded to questions from the committee.
03:10:28 PM  
Commissioner George Marlin, representing Clear Creek County, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:05 PM  
Richard Orf, representing Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Orf responded to questions from the committee.


03:23:52 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-229 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Will
Seconded Roberts
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lontine Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton Yes
Roberts Yes
Titone Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Will Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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