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DDD8B963202DD37887258AD60075FD32 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB24-1006

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, WATER & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Mar 4, 2024      
Location HCR 0107



HB24-1006 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:28:47 PM  
Representative Velasco, bill co-prime sponsor, introduced House Bill 24-1006. The bill requires the Rural Opportunity Office in the Office of Economic Development and International Trade to assist rural communities in applying for wildfire-related grants.
02:34:00 PM  
Representative Snyder, bill co-prime sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
02:34:20 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:38:25 PM  
Katie First, representing
Colorado Counties Inc., testified to amend the bill. Mr. Brendan Witt,
representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.
David Dazlich, representing Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development
Corporation, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Rebecca Samulski, representing
Fire Adapted Colorado, testified to amend the bill. James Lucero, representing
Colorado State Forest Service, answered questions from the committee.




Submitted written
testimony can be found in Attachment B.  
02:47:52 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to additional questions from the committee.
02:48:31 PM  
The bill sponsors
discussed amemdment L.001 (Attachment C) with the committee.


02:51:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Velasco
Seconded Titone
Holtorf
Lindsay
Lukens
Lynch
Martinez
Marvin
McLachlan
Story
Titone
Velasco
Winter T.
Catlin
McCormick
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:51:20 PM  
Representative Velasco and Representative Snyder provided closing comments on the bill.
02:52:22 PM  
Committee members gave closing comments on the bill.


02:55:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1006, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Velasco
Seconded Martinez
Holtorf Yes
Lindsay Yes
Lukens Yes
Lynch Yes
Martinez Yes
Marvin Yes
McLachlan Yes
Story Yes
Titone Yes
Velasco Yes
Winter T. Yes
Catlin Yes
McCormick Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details