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h_agr_2018a_2018-02-26t13:30:51z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1199

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Feb 26, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1199 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:29:24 PM  

Representative Catlin presented House Bill 18-1199, concerning a process for the Ground Water Commission to use for approving aquifer storage-and-recovery plans and requiring that the commission promulgate rules governing its implementation.  The bill requires the Ground Water Commission to promulgate rules for applying for approval of aquifer storage-and-recovery plans.  The commission is required to publish a completed appliction and hold a hearing inf an objection is filed.  The commission is required to approve an aquifer storage-and-recovery plan if it meets both statutory and commission requirements.  Representative Catlin distributed Amendment L.001 [Attachment C].

02:35:00 PM  

Steve Sims, Colorado Water Congress and Aurora Water, testified in support of the bill and explained Amendment L.001.

02:38:22 PM  

Kathy Kitzman, City of Aurora, testified in support of the bill.

02:40:06 PM  

Pat Ratliff, South Metro Water Supply Authority, testified in support of the bill.



02:42:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Catlin
Seconded Esgar
Becker J. No
Buck No
Catlin Yes
Danielson Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lewis No
McKean No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
Valdez Yes
Esgar Yes
Arndt Yes
YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:42:28 PM  

Representatives Catlin and McLachlan made concluding comments on the bill.

02:43:56 PM  

Committee discussion ensued regarding the bill.



02:45:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1199, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Catlin
Seconded Danielson
Becker J. Yes
Buck No
Catlin Yes
Danielson Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lewis No
McKean No
Roberts Yes
Saine No
Valdez Yes
Esgar Yes
Arndt Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS