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H_AGR_2017A 05/08/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & NATURAL RESOURCES

Date: 05/08/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 12:07 PM to 12:19 PM
Becker J.
X
Buck
*
Place: HCR 0107
Danielson
X
Esgar
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Hansen
X
Representative Arndt
Lebsock
X
Lewis
X
This Report was prepared by
McKean
X
Meghan O'Connor
Saine
*
Valdez
X
Willett
X
Mitsch Bush
X
Arndt
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB17-183 Referred to House Appropriations





12:08 PM -- SB 17-183



Representative Lee, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-183, concerning the authority for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to make grants related to the USS Colorado. The bill requires the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DVMA) to make grants in support of the USS Colorado, a nuclear submarine expected to be commissioned in 2017. The grants will be used for the following purposes: to pay for expenses related to the commissioning of the USS Colorado; to promote awareness of the USS Colorado within the state; and to support the crew of the USS Colorado. Representative Lee distributed a fact sheet regarding the bill (Attachment A). Representative Lee responded to questions from the committee regarding the appropriations needed for the bill.



170508 AttachA.pdf170508 AttachA.pdf





12:15 PM



There was no public testimony. The chair closed the testimony and amendment phases, and Representative Lee made concluding comments on the bill. Committee discussion ensued regarding the bill.

BILL: SB17-183
TIME: 12:18:02 PM
MOVED: Danielson
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-183 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 9-4.
SECONDED: Hansen
VOTE
Becker J.
Yes
Buck
No
Danielson
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Hansen
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Lewis
No
McKean
Yes
Saine
Yes
Valdez
Yes
Willett
Yes
Mitsch Bush
No
Arndt
No
Final YES: 9 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



12:19 PM



The committee adjourned.




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