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DD3F0B6B02E1A4268725882300752261 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1301

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Apr 13, 2022      
Location LSB A



HB22-1301 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:19:27 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
03:20:15 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:28:30 PM  
Representative Soper,
co-prime sponsor, introduced House Bill 22-1301 concerning the treatment
of controlled environment agricultural facilities for property tax purposes.
 A handout was provided (Attachment G).

03:28:41 PM  
Photographs of facilities
were passed around to committee members.
03:39:20 PM  
Representative Soper
explained Amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments H and I).

03:40:04 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from committee members.
03:49:42 PM  
Michael Valdez, representing Special District Association of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Meghan Dollar, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill. Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties Inc., testified in opposition to the bill. Richard Orf, representing Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Commissioner Sue Hansen, representing Colorado Counties Inc., testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Merrit Linke, representing Grand County & Colorado Counties Inc., testified in opposition to the bill.
04:08:42 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from committee members.
04:13:31 PM  
Joannie Green Turner, representing Water Rights Association of the South Platte, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Austin Vincent, representing Colorado Farm Bureau, testified to amend the bill. Ms. Brenda Dones, representing Colorado Assessors' Association, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Mr. Terry Fankhauser, representing Colorado Cattlemen's Association, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
04:15:29 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from committee members.
04:25:27 PM  
Mr. David Myler, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Andrew Massey, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Charles Barr, representing Spring Born Inc, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Misha White, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:49:35 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
04:49:47 PM  
The committee came back to order.
04:49:55 PM  
Representative Soper
further explained Amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments H and I).

04:51:51 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from committee members.


04:52:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment I).
Moved Soper
Seconded Gray
Boesenecker
Gray
Hooton
Lindsay
Pico
Rich
Soper
Sullivan
Valdez D.
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Froelich
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:53:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment H).
Moved Soper
Seconded Froelich
Boesenecker
Gray
Hooton
Lindsay
Pico
Rich
Soper
Sullivan
Valdez D.
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Froelich
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:53:20 PM  
Representative Soper made closing remarks.


04:59:08 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1301, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Soper
Seconded Gray
Boesenecker Yes
Gray Yes
Hooton Yes
Lindsay Yes
Pico No
Rich Yes
Soper Yes
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle No
Froelich Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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