01-11-18 CO Legislative Session – CLA Bills of Interest

Legislative Session – CLA Bills of Interest

The Second Regular Session of the 71st General Assembly convened on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 and will adjourn on May 9, 2018. Colorado Livestock Association’s Legislative Affairs Committee, chaired by Julie McCaleb, meets throughout the session to discuss proposed legislation that could impact Colorado’s livestock industry. Currently, there are two bills that have been introduced that the Committee and Steve Holdren, CLA’s lobbyist, are monitoring closely.
Concerning a requirement that a retailer indicate the country of origin of beef sold to the public.
Sponsored by: Rep. Kimmi Lewis and Sen. Vicki Marble

Senate Bill 18-033 Animal Feeding Operation Permits Continuation

Concerning the continuation of the animal feeding operation permit program under the department of public health and environment.
Sponsored by: Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, Rep. Jeni Arndt, and Rep. Jon Becker
CLA Members: If you would like to participate on the CLA Legislative Affairs Committee please contact the CLA office at (970) 378-0500.