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FAAE99C85CE8D921872584A40076C24B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For APPROVAL OF COMMITTEE LEGISLATION

INTERIM COMMITTEE  WILDFIRE MATTERS REVIEW COMMITTEE
Date Oct 31, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



Approval of Committee Legislation - Interim committee bills approved

03:37:13 PM  
The committee reconvened.
03:46:54 PM  

Representative Snyder provided opening remarks about the bill approval process. Megan Waples, Office of Legislative Legal Services, further explained the process.

Full text of the bill drafts and fiscal notes considered by the committee can be found online at: http://leg.colorado.gov/node/1480921/

03:49:31 PM  

Representative Cutter pulled Bill 7 from consideration. Senator Coram discussed Bill 3, noting that he would have amendments.

03:53:51 PM  

Representative McCluskie presented Bill 1. She also proposed amendment #2 (Attachment F). Representative Carver described her work on the bill and stakeholder outreach, and the resulting changes to the Wildfire Risk Mitigation Grant Program proposed in the bill.



04:11:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment 2 to Bill 1.
Moved McCluskie
Seconded Carver
Carver
Coram
Crowder
Cutter
Fenberg
Ginal
McCluskie
Will
Lee
Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:11:36 PM  
Discussion continued regarding Bill 1.


04:12:44 PM
Motion Recommend Bill 1, as amended, to Legislative Council.
Moved Carver
Seconded McCluskie
Carver Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Cutter Yes
Fenberg Yes
Ginal Yes
McCluskie Yes
Will Yes
Lee Yes
Snyder Yes
YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:12:45 PM  

Representatives Carver and McCluskie and Senators Coram and Fenberg agreed to be co-prime sponsors of Bill 1, and to start the bill in the House.  Representatives Cutter, Will, and Snyder and Senators Lee and Ginal were added as sponsors.

04:15:34 PM  

Senator Crowder presented Bill 2. He also presented amendment #2 (Attachment G).



04:18:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment 2 to Bill 2.
Moved Crowder
Seconded Lee
Carver
Coram
Crowder
Cutter
Fenberg
Ginal
McCluskie
Will
Lee
Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:19:04 PM  
Committee members discussed Bill 2.


04:19:59 PM
Motion Recommend Bill 2, as amended, to Legislative Council.
Moved Crowder
Seconded Coram
Carver Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Cutter Yes
Fenberg Yes
Ginal No
McCluskie Yes
Will Yes
Lee No
Snyder No
YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:20:00 PM  

Senator Crowder and Representative Will agree to be prime sponsors of Bill 2, and to start the bill in the Senate.  Senator Coram and Representative Carver were added as sponsors.

04:21:43 PM  

Senator Coram presented Bill 3 and discussed amendment #1 (Attachment H). Committee discussion ensued.

04:26:57 PM  
Max Nardo, Legislative Council Staff, discussed the fiscal note for Bill 3.


04:28:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment 1 to Bill 3.
Moved Coram
Seconded Crowder
Carver
Coram
Crowder
Cutter
Fenberg
Ginal
McCluskie
Will
Lee
Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:29:53 PM  
Committee discussion of Bill 3 continued.
04:30:14 PM  
Mike Morgan, Division of Fire Prevention and Control, Colorado Department of Public Safety, responded to committee questions about the bill.


04:41:33 PM
Motion Recommend Bill 3, as amended, to Legislative Council.
Moved Coram
Seconded Crowder
Carver Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Cutter No
Fenberg No
Ginal No
McCluskie No
Will Yes
Lee No
Snyder No
YES: 4   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:41:33 PM  

Senator Lee presented Bill 4.



04:44:55 PM
Motion Recommend Bill 4 to Legislative Council.
Moved Lee
Seconded Ginal
Carver Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Cutter Yes
Fenberg Yes
Ginal Yes
McCluskie Yes
Will Yes
Lee Yes
Snyder Yes
YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:44:56 PM  

Senator Lee and Representatives Snyder and Cutter agreed to be prime sponsors of Bill 4, and to start the bill in the Senate. Senators Fenberg and Ginal and Representatives McCluskie and Will were added as sponsors.

04:46:35 PM  

Senator Fenberg presented Bill 5. Committee members discussed the bill.



04:59:16 PM
Motion Recommend Bill 5 to Legislative Council.
Moved Fenberg
Seconded Lee
Carver No
Coram Yes
Crowder No
Cutter Yes
Fenberg Yes
Ginal Yes
McCluskie Yes
Will No
Lee Yes
Snyder Yes
YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:59:16 PM  

Senators Fenberg and Coram and Representatives McCluskie and Snyder agreed to be co-prime sponsors of Bill 5, and to start the bill in the Senate.  Senators Ginal and Lee and Representative Cutter were added as sponsors.

05:00:40 PM  

Senator Coram presented Bill 6. Committee members discussed the bill.

05:06:39 PM  
No motion was offered on Bill 6.
05:06:51 PM  

Representative Cutter presented Bill 9 and amendment #1 (Attahchment I). Committee members discussed the bill.



05:14:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment 1 to Bill 9.
Moved Cutter
Seconded McCluskie
Carver
Coram
Crowder
Cutter
Fenberg
Ginal
McCluskie
Will
Lee
Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:15:38 PM
Motion Recommend Bill 9, as amended, to Legislative Council.
Moved Cutter
Seconded McCluskie
Carver Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Cutter Yes
Fenberg Yes
Ginal Yes
McCluskie Yes
Will Yes
Lee Yes
Snyder Yes
YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:15:52 PM  

Representatives Cutter and Will and Senator Lee agreed to be prime sponsors of Bill 9, and to start the bill in the House. Representatives Snyder and McCluskie and Senators Fenberg and Ginal were added as sponsors.






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