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.
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.