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E8EC21151238EBF8872583CF00706EB5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1264

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Apr 1, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1264 - Amended, referred to House Finance


02:30:05 PM  

Representatives Roberts and Wilson, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1264.  The bill modifies and extends the Conservation Easement Oversight Commission and the conservation easement certification program in the Department of Regulatory Agencies until 2026.

02:34:12 PM  
Representatives Wilson and Roberts responded to committee questions.
02:41:24 PM  
Valerie Maez, representing herself, testified remotely from Fort Lewis College in opposition to the bill.
02:42:37 PM  
Allen Maez, representing himself, testified remotely from Fort Lewis College in opposition to the bill.
02:45:57 PM  
Mr. Maez and Ms. Maez responded to committee questions.
02:52:56 PM  
Jillane Hixson, representing herself, testified remotely from Lamar Community College in opposition to the bill.
03:04:01 PM  
Belinda Groner, representing Heritage Defenders, testified remotely from Lamar Community College in opposition to the bill.
03:08:36 PM  
Ms. Groner and Ms. Hixson responded to committee questions.
03:15:12 PM  
Jillane Hixson read the testimony of Jim Guire who is in opposition to the bill.
03:22:03 PM  

Mack Louden, representing himself, testified remotely from Trinidad State Junior College in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Louden responded to committee questions.

03:26:54 PM  

Erik Glenn, representing the CCALT, testified in support of the bill.

03:32:12 PM  

Larry Kueter, representing the CCALT, testified in support of the bill.

03:35:42 PM  
Emily Ibach, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of the bill.
03:38:08 PM  
Mr. Glenn responded to committee questions.
03:48:51 PM  

Stacy McPhail, representing the Gunnison Ranch Land Legacy, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:52:47 PM  
Lee Hancock, representing the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservation District, testified in support of the bill.
03:55:02 PM  
Bill Hancock, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.
03:57:40 PM  
Julie Gentz, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:58:33 PM  
Ms. Gentz and Mr. B. Hancock responded to committee questions.
04:07:52 PM  
Jen Livsey, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.
04:10:12 PM  
John Salazar, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:12:24 PM  
Jay Fetcher, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:15:53 PM  

Jody Barbar, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:16:56 PM  
Ms. Livsey, Mr. Salazar, and Ms. Barber responded to committee questions.
04:38:57 PM  

Alan Gentz, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Gentz distributed handouts [Attachments B and C].  

04:40:58 PM  
Kevin Ward, representing the U.S. Department of Defence, testified in support of the bill.
04:46:22 PM  
Kevin McCarty, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:50:16 PM  

Jim Daus, representing Eagle Valley Land Trust, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout [Attachment D].

04:52:21 PM  
Mr. Gentz responded to committee questions.
04:56:44 PM  
Merritt Linke, representing CLUB 20, testified in support of the bill.
04:57:33 PM  
Mr. Ward, Mr. Linke and Mr. McCarty responded to committee questions.
05:11:06 PM  
Representative Roberts distributed and
discussed amendment L.001 [Attachment E].  Representatives Roberts
and Wilson responded to committee questions.


05:15:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Roberts
Seconded Valdez D.
Arndt
Buck
Buentello
Catlin
Lewis
McCluskie
McLachlan
Pelton
Titone
Valdez D.
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:15:54 PM  

Representatives Wilson and Roberts made concluding remarks.  Committee members commented on the bill.

05:21:29 PM  
Representative Roberts responded to committee questions.


05:34:01 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1264, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Roberts
Seconded McCluskie
Arndt Yes
Buck No
Buentello Yes
Catlin No
Lewis No
McCluskie Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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