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Date: 03/28/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-160



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-160 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:35 PM -- SB16-160



Senator Lambert, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-160. This bill clarifies that the state possesses the jurisdictional right to take action on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) or U.S. Forest Service (USFS) lands where the federal government has not reserved exclusive jurisdiction. Action can be taken by the state on its own behalf or on the behalf of a political subdivision such as a local government when conditions adversely affect or pose a clear imminent danger to the life, public health, and safety of residents.



01:37 PM --
Peg Ackerman, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



01:39 PM --
Scott Braden, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.





01:52 PM



Senator Lambert commented about the opposition testimony.



01:55 PM --
Garrett Reppenhagen, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



01:58 PM --
Fred Cheever, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:04 PM --
Steve Bonowski, representing Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship and the Colorado Mountain Club, testified in opposition to the bill.





02:13 PM



Senator Lambert wrapped up his presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.

BILL: SB16-160
TIME: 02:25:39 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-160 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
No
Ulibarri
No
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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