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House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee

The House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee generally considers matters concerning water, agriculture, wildlife, mineral development, and recreation.  In addition, the committee has legislative oversight responsibility for the departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


Committee Members

Jerry Sonnenberg, Chair

Randy Baumgardner, Vice-Chair

  J. Paul Brown   Marsha Looper  

Glenn Vaad

  Don Coram   Wes McKinley   Edward Vigil  
  Randy Fischer   Su Ryden  

Roger Wilson 


Matt Jones

  Ray Scott  


Staff Contact:  Lauren Ris  *  Phone: (303) 866-3264



2012 Committee Schedule
Meeting Days Time Location Meeting Information
Monday 1:30 PM HCR 0107 House

Bills and Fiscal Notes

(Access Instructions)

Meeting Summaries and Votes

 (Access Instructions)

 Wednesday Upon Adjournment HCR 0107

General Committee Information





  • Committee Staff & Services  















Publications of Interest

Colorado Division of Racing Events, Colorado Racing Commission Report on the Status of Pari-mutuel Racing in the State of Colorado
Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council Final Report 2012
Colorado State Forest Service The Forest Health Act of 2011
  Final SB 11-267 Biomass Work Group Report
Condemnation of Conserved Property Task Force Final Task Force Report

Department of Agriculture

FY 2012-13 Strategic Plan Document 


FY 2012-13 Hearing Questions and Responses (Final) 2011


HB 08-1325 Nonimmigrant Agricultural Seasonal Worker Pilot Program Report 

Energy Office (Governor's) FY 2012-13 Strategic Plan - Final

Joint Budget Committee 




Department of Labor and Employment

HB 08-1325 Nonimmigrant Agricultural Seasonal Worker Pilot Program Report  (2010)

Department of Local Affairs 2010 Energy Impact Annual Report
Department of Natural Resources Annual Report on any litigation involving use of moneys from fund created pursuant to Sec. 37-161-121(2.5)
  Hearing Document 2011
  FY 13 Strategic Plan - Revised  2012


Department of Natural Resources FY 2011-12 Hearing Responses to JBC


Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Report Submitted to the General Assembly 


Interbasin Compact Committee 2009 Annual Report (2009)


Water Supply Reserve Account Annual Report  (2009)


Colorado Water Conservation Board Small Project Loan Report 

  Colorado Kids Outdoors Grant Program Annual Report

Department of Public Health and Environment

Cost Benefit Study of the Impacts of Potential Nutrient Controls for Colorado Point Source Discharges

  Report to the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and the House of Representatives Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee (HB 09-1330)
  Letter to Joint House and Senate Agriculture Committees from Executive Director Urbina

Division of Parks and Wildlife

Section 33-6-124 (4) (e), C.R.S. Report on citations issued for off highway vehicles 

  Bonytail 2011 Legislative Report
  Black-footed Ferret 2011 Legislative Report
  Aquatic Nuisance Species 2011 Legislative Report
  Capital Development Committee 2012 Legislative Report
  Big Game Damage Report
  Habitat Partnership Program Annual Report 2011
  OHV Sound Report to General Assembly Pursuan to SB 08-063
  Wildlife for Future Generations Trust Fund Report for FY 2010-11
  Merger Implementation Plan 2012
  Parks and Wildlife Merger Implementation Report 2012
  Attachment 2 - Summary of Potential Efficiences, Cost Savings and Enhancements


Legislative Bill Tracking

Summary of Major Legislation





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