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Title Establish Colorado Fire Commission
Status Governor Signed (06/03/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Local Government
  • State Government
House Sponsors T. Carver (R)
D. Roberts (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
D. Hisey (R)
House Committee Rural Affairs and Agriculture
Senate Committee Agriculture and Natural Resources
Date Introduced 01/04/2019
Description

The bill establishes the Colorado fire commission (commission)
in the division of fire prevention and control in the department of public
safety. The commission's purpose is to enhance public safety in Colorado
through an integrated statewide process focused on the fire service's
capacity to conduct fire management and use, preparedness, prevention,
and response activities to safeguard lives, property, and natural resources,

and increase the resiliency of local and regional communities. The
commission may establish task forces to study and make
recommendations on specific subjects within the commission's areas of
study. The commission is repealed effective September 1, 2024, and is
subject to a sunset review prior to its repeal.

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