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E7033CD2D8679B6B872582340005A1C1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-143

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Feb 13, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-143 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

06:01:35 PM  

Senators Fenberg and Coram, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-143, which increases fees for Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) for certain hunting and fishing licenses and park passes.

06:07:19 PM  
Senator Fenberg discussed amendment L.001 [Attachment H].
06:09:13 PM  

Bob Broscheid, representing CPW, testified in support of the bill.

06:10:41 PM  
Jerry Abboud, representing the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
06:17:04 PM  

Stewart Leach, representing the Boulder Rifle Club and the Colorado State Muzzle Loading Association, testified in support of the bill.

06:22:12 PM  

Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Orf distributed a letter of support from the Town of Palisade [Attachment I].

06:23:27 PM  
Andy Neinas, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:25:48 PM  
John Howard, representing the Parks and Wildlife Commission, testified in support of the bill.
06:29:22 PM  
Jim Vigil, representing the Parks and Wildlife Commission, testified in support of the bill.
06:33:02 PM  

Alan Robinson, representing the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association, testified in support of the bill.

06:38:01 PM  
Dan Schwartz, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:40:37 PM  
Mr. Vigil responded to committee questions.
06:42:53 PM  
David Nickum, representing Colorado Trout Unlimited, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Nickum distributed an article supporting the bill to the committee [Attachment J].
06:45:52 PM  
Terry Fankhauser, representing the Colorado Cattlemen's Association, testified in support of the bill.
06:47:00 PM  
Gary Burton, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:48:05 PM  
Ryan Goodenow, representing the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society, testified in support of the bill.
06:50:14 PM  

Doug Vilsack, representing the Department of Natural Resources, came to the table to respond to a committee question regarding the fees for bighorn sheep hunting licenses.

06:55:36 PM  
Bob Falcone, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:58:21 PM  
Josette Mastra, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:01:29 PM  

Vickers Myers, representing herself as a volunteer of Roxborough State Park, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Myers distributed a list of supporters of the bill [Attachment K].

07:07:40 PM  

Michaleen Richer, representing herself as a volunteer of Roxborough State Park, testified in support of the bill.

07:08:10 PM  
Matt Gray, representing the Friends of Colorado State Parks, testified in support of the bill.
07:14:27 PM  
Ivan James, representing Colorado Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, testified in support of the bill.
07:15:00 PM  
Marty Holmes, representing the Mule Deer Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
07:16:27 PM  
Ken Ingram, representing the Colorado Wildlife Federation, testified in support of the bill.
07:19:45 PM  
Allen Kirby, representing the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
07:22:52 PM  
Don Biesecker, representing the Colorado Bowhunters Association, testified in support of the bill.
07:23:53 PM  

Jim Remley, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

07:25:33 PM  
Michael Findlay, representing Ducks Unlimited, testified in support of the bill.
07:28:08 PM  
Ian Steyn, representing the Colorado Tourism Office, testified in support of the bill.


07:35:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment H].
Moved Court
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:37:39 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-143, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Court
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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