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Bill Detail: HB19-1259

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Title Species Conservation Trust Fund Projects
Status Governor Signed (05/17/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Natural Resources & Environment
House Sponsors D. Roberts (D)
R. Pelton (R)
Senate Sponsors K. Donovan (D)
House Committee Rural Affairs and Agriculture
Senate Committee Agriculture and Natural Resources
Date Introduced 03/20/2019

The bill appropriates $3.9 million from the species conservation
trust fund for programs submitted by the executive director of the

department of natural resources that are designed to conserve native
species that state or federal law list as threatened or endangered or that
are candidate species or are likely to become candidate species as
determined by the United States fish and wildlife service, allocated as
  • Native terrestrial wildlife conservation, $615,500;
  • Native aquatic wildlife conservation, $839,000;
  • Platte river recovery implementation program, $1,940,000;
  • Colorado river basin native fish recovery programs,
$205,500; and
  • Federal endangered species act litigation program,
On July 1, 2019, the bill transfers $600,000 from the Colorado
water conservation board construction fund to the species conservation
trust fund.
For the 2019-20 fiscal year and each of the 4 subsequent fiscal
years, the bill transfers $5,000,000 from the severance tax operational
fund to the species conservation trust fund.

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