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h_fin_2017a_2017-05-08t12:12:58z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/08/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-302



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-302 to the Committee of the W PASS







03:00 PM -- SB17-302



The committee recessed.





03:09 PM



The committee returned to order. Representatives Catlin and McLachlan, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-302, which clarifies that silvicultural equipment used for the planting, growing, maintenance, or harvesting of trees is exempt from property taxes. The definition applies beginning in 2017. The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.



03:14 PM --
Ms. JoAnn Groff, Property Tax Administrator, responded to committee questions. The bill sponsors also responded to committee questions.



03:24 PM --
Mr. Larson Silbaugh, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to address questions from the committee and the discuss the bill's prepared fiscal note. The bill sponsors also responded to committee questions.



03:28 PM --
Mr. Tom Morris, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to address questions from the committee.





03:30 PM



The bill sponsors, Mr. Morris, Ms. Groff, and Mr. Silbaugh continued to respond to committee questions.





03:41 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: SB17-302
TIME: 03:42:21 PM
MOVED: Catlin
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-302 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-1.
SECONDED: Herod
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Benavidez
No
Catlin
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Gray
Yes
Herod
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Excused
Foote
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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