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Title Sunset Process Seed Potato Advisory Committee
Status Governor Signed (04/12/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Agriculture
House Sponsors D. Valdez (D)
M. Catlin (R)
Senate Sponsors J. Sonnenberg (R)
D. Hisey (R)
House Committee Rural Affairs and Agriculture
Senate Committee Agriculture and Natural Resources
Date Introduced 02/21/2019
Description

Sunset Process - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee. The bill implements the following recommendations of the
department of regulatory agencies' 2018 sunset review and report on the

Colorado Seed Potato Act (Act) and the seed potato advisory committee
(committee) by:
  • Extending the committee indefinitely, subject to review
under the Act in 2028;
  • Replacing a member of the committee who is an employee
of the department of agriculture with a member who is a
potato grower who does not grow seed potatoes, with a
preference for a potato grower with an operation in the
western slope region of the state, but only when
commercial cultivation begins in the western slope region;
  • Repealing a requirement that one member of the committee
who represents the Colorado Certified Potato Growers
Association be the association's sitting president; and
  • Repealing a provision that sets and staggers the initial
terms of the members of the committee.

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