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Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources

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

Ed Vigil, Chair 

KC Becker, Vice-Chair

  Jeni Arndt   Don Coram  

Steve Lebsock

  Jon Becker   Jessie Danielson  

Diane Mitsch Bush

  J. Paul Brown   Tim Dore  

Lori Saine


Perry Buck

  Joann Ginal  



Staff Contact:  Meghan O'Connor  *  Phone: (303) 866-3140


2015 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

Publications of Interest

Colorado Geological Survey HB 12-1355 Report Concerning Transfer of Geological Survey to Colorado School of Mines
Colorado Division of Racing Events, Colorado Racing Commission Report on the Status of Pari-mutuel Racing in the State of Colorado
Colorado Farm to School Task Force Farm-to-School Task Force 2015 Legislative Final Report
Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council Final Report 2012
Colorado State Forest Service 2014 Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests
Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners FY 2013-14 Income and Inventory Report
  FY 2013-14 Investment and Development Fund Report
  FY 2013-14 Transaction Report
Colorado Water Conservation Board 2014 Small Project Loan Report
  Water Conservation Data Report
Colorado Water Institute HB 12-1278 Study of the South Platte River Alluvial Aquifer (Executive Summary)
Condemnation of Conserved Property Task Force Final Task Force Report

Department of Agriculture

FY 2014-15 SMART Act Materials 


Department of Natural Resources Water Supply Reserve Account 2014 Report
  Risk-Based Inspection Strategy Final Report
  Colorado Geologic Survey 2014 Report to Legislature
  2014 Interbasin Compact Committee Annual Report
  FY 2014-15 SMART Act Materials
  Department Response to SMART Act Hearing Questions

Department of Public Health and Environment

Environmental Agriculture Program Annual Report


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


Division of Parks and Wildlife

Game Damage Prevention Report



  Aquatic Nuisance Species Program Legislative Report
  Black-footed Ferret Reintroduction Report
  2014 Path Forward Final Report
  Lifetime Aspen Leaf Pass 2014 Report
Energy Office (Governor's) FY 2012-13 Strategic Plan - Final
U.S. Government Designation of Treatment Areas in Colorado for Forest Health Projects in National Forests (Joint Agriculture Committee letter to Gov. John Hickenlooper)
  Improving federal and state cooperation to control noxious weeds on federal lands
Water Quality Control Division 2014 Annual Report to the Water Quality Control Commission  


The Legislative Council Staff prepares memoranda, bill tracking documents, summaries of legislation, reports, and issue briefs related to agriculture, natural resources, and energy. 



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