CLA Board of Directors Vote to Support Legislation

At the recent meeting of the Colorado Livestock Association Board of Directors, Julie McCaleb, Chair of the CLA’s Legislative Affairs Committee and Steve Holdren, CLA lobbyist presented to the Board a list of bills that the Committee has been monitoring this session.

Colorado State Capitol

The bills that the CLA Board of Directors voted to support are:

Senate Bill 19-139 More Colorado Road and Community Safety Act Offices

Concerning the issuance by the department of revenue of identification documents to people who are not lawfully present in Colorado on a permanent basis, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Bill Sponsors: Senator Don Coram, Senator Dominick Moreno, Representative Rochelle Galindo, Representative Jonathan Singer

HB19-1102 Nonanimal & Lab-grown Meat Misbranding

The bill states that food is misbranded as “meat” or a cut of meat if it does not come from animals and that lab-grown meat is misbranded as “meat” or a cut of meat unless these terms are not modified by “lab-grown” or “artificially cultured”.
Bill Sponsors: Representative Rod Pelton, Representative Kimmi Lewis, Senator Jerry Sonnenberg, Senator Joann Ginal

The next meeting of the CLA Legislative Affairs Committee will be held March 1, 2019 at 7:00am. CLA members who are interested in participating should call Kellee Mitchell at (970) 378-0500 for the meeting call-in information.