Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy

The Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy Committee generally considers matters concerning water, agriculture, wildlife, mineral development, renewal energy, energy conservation, electric utilities, and recreation.  In addition, the committee has legislative oversight responsibility for the departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the Colorado Energy Office.

Committee Members
Randy Baumgardner Mary Hodge
John Cooke Matt Jones
Kerry Donovan Ray Scott
Leroy Garcia  
Staff Contact: David Beaujon

2016 Committee Schedule
Meeting Days Time Location Meeting Information
Wednesdays Upon Adjournment SCR 353 Senate

Bills and Fiscal Notes

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 Thursdays 1:30 PM SCR 353
2015-16 SMART Government Act Hearing
Meeting Information Department Time Location
January 11 Agenda Summary Department of Agriculture
Department of Natural Resources
1:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
Room 271
January 12 Agenda Summary Colorado Energy Office 9:00 a.m. Room 271
2016-17 SMART Government Act Hearing
Meeting Information Time Location
The meeting below is a joint meeting with House Transportation
January 10 Agenda Summary 10:30 a.m. LSB A
The meeting below is a joint meeting with House Agriculture, Livestock,
& Natural Resources
January 10 Agenda Summary 1:30 p.m. LSB A


2015-16 SMART Government Act Hearing Meeting Materials
Colorado Energy Office Q1 2016 Performance Evaluation
FY 2015-16 Performance Plan - Final
Department of Agriculture 2016 Regulatory Agenda
FY 2016 Performance Plan
FY 2016 Q1 Performance Evaluation
Department of Natural Resources 2016 Regulatory Agenda
FY 2015-16 Performance Plan
FY 2016 Performance Evaluation
Office of the State Auditor Annual Report:  Outstanding Audit Recommendations as of
June 30, 2015, Informational Report, October 2015

Colorado Office of the State Auditor Annual Report,
Fiscal Year 2015

Pet Animal Care Facilities Act Program, Department of Agriculture, Performance Audit, June 2015



General Committee Information


Publications of Interest

Colorado Farm to School Task Force Farm-to-School Task Force 2015 Legislative Final Report
Colorado Geological Survey
Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners
Colorado State Forest Service Final SB 11-267 Biomass Work Group Report
Colorado Water Conservation Board
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
Energy Office (Governor's) Colorado Clean Energy Development Authority Report to General Assembly 2012
Department of Natural Resources
Department of Public Health and Environment
Department of Revenue  
Division of Parks and Wildlife
Water Quality Control Division
Colorado Division of Racing Events, Colorado Racing Commission Report on the Status of Pari-mutuel Racing in the State of Colorado
U.S. Government
2015 Sunset Review Materials

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

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