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EB12E5282D398C51872584FC00719629 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1003

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Jan 27, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1003 - Referred to House Finance

01:40:41 PM  
Representative D. Valdez assumed the chair
and read the remote testimony rules and procedures.  
01:42:15 PM  

Representatives Roberts and Rich, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1003 to the committee.  The bill makes modifications to the Rural Jump-start program and extends the program for an additional five years.  Representatives Roberts and Rich responded to committee questions.  Several handouts were distributed to the committee (Attachments D, E, and F).  

01:48:43 PM  
Jeff Kraft and Ken Jensen, Office of Economic Development and International Trade, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.
01:59:07 PM  

Rose Pugliese, Mesa County Commissioner, testified remotely from Colorado Mesa University (CMU) Grand Junction, in support of the bill.  Commissioner Pugliese responded to committee questions.  

02:01:20 PM  

Diane Schwenke, representing herself, testified remotely from CMU Grand Junction, in support of the bill.

02:06:21 PM  
William McDonald, representing himself,
testified remotely from CMU Grand Junction, in support of the bill.
02:09:44 PM  

RJ Pole, representing himself, testified remotely from Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Steamboat, in support of the bill.

02:12:48 PM  

Page Tucker, representing himself, testified remotely from CMU Grand Junction, in support of the bill.  Mr. Tucker responded to committee questions.  

02:16:18 PM  

Robin Brown, representing the Grand Junction Economic Partnership, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Brown responded to committee questions.

02:19:01 PM  

John Bristol, representing Routte County Economic Development, testified in support of the bill.

02:27:13 PM  

Morgan Cullen, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

02:28:36 PM  
Lauren Masias, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill.
02:30:08 PM  
Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:33:07 PM  

Sam Bailey, representing the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp., testified in support of the bill.

02:33:45 PM  
Sandy Head, representing herself, testified
remotely from CMU Montrose, in support of the bill and responded to committee
questions.  
02:35:55 PM  

Representatives Rich and Roberts made concluding remarks.



02:44:32 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1003 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Pelton
Arndt Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Exum Yes
Holtorf Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Excused
Will Yes
Young Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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