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h_agr_2018a_2018-03-12t13:35:38z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-033

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Mar 12, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



SB18-033 - Referred to House Finance


02:00:07 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:00:14 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:02:21 PM  

Representatives Arndt and J. Becker, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-033, concerning the continuation of the animal feeding operation premit program under the Colorado Deparment of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). The bill extends temporary higher fees for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) and house commercial swine feeding operations (HCSFOs) collected by CDPHE from June 30, 2018, to June 30, 2025.  Funds are used for permitting and oversight of these operations.

02:03:54 PM  
Sean Scott, CDPHE, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Scott responded to questions from the committee regarding the program.
02:07:56 PM  
Brock Herzberg, Colorado Dairy Farmers, testified in support of the bill.
02:10:20 PM  
Bill Hammerick, Colorado Livestock Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:11:48 PM  
Representatives Arndt and Becker made concluding comments regarding the bill. Committee discussion ensued.


02:14:35 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-033 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Becker J.
Seconded Arndt
Becker J. Yes
Buck Yes
Catlin Yes
Danielson Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lewis Yes
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine No
Valdez Yes
Esgar Yes
Arndt Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS