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h_agr_2016a_2016-01-27t09:45:00z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/27/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1019



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & NATURAL RESOURCES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without o

Refer House Bill 16-1019, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







10:03 AM -- HB 16-1019



The committee came back to order. Staff distributed the research note on House Bill 16-1019 to the committee (Attachment B) and explained the research note project being tested by Legislative Council.



160127 AttachB.pdf160127 AttachB.pdf



10:05 AM



Representative Becker presented House Bill 16-1019, concerning increased authority to use broadcast burning as a tool to promote watershed restoration. The bill was recommended by the Wildfire Matters Review Committee. Representative Becker responded to questions regarding the bill and distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment C).



160127 AttachC.pdf160127 AttachC.pdf



The following persons testified on the bill:



10:07 AM --
Mike Lester, Director, Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS), testified in support of the bill. Mr. Lester clarified the definition of broadcast burning.



10:10 AM --
Krik Wild, Colorado Department of Public Safety, spoke in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



10:15 AM



The committee discussed Amendment L.001.

BILL: HB16-1019
TIME: 10:19:21 AM
MOVED: Becker K.
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Brown
VOTE
Arndt
Becker J.
Brown
Buck
Coram
Danielson
Dore
Ginal
Lebsock
Mitsch Bush
Saine
Becker K.
Vigil
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB16-1019
TIME: 10:19:45 AM
MOVED: Becker K.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1019, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Becker J.
Yes
Brown
Yes
Buck
Yes
Coram
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Dore
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Saine
Yes
Becker K.
Yes
Vigil
Yes
YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS









10:20 AM



The committee adjourned.




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