Amendments for SB22-080

Senate Journal, February 11
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB22-080 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee on Appropriations with
favorable recommendation.
Amend printed bill, page 2, strike lines 2 through 9.

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 2, strike lines 24 through 26.

Strike page 3 and substitute:

"SECTION 2. In Colorado Revised Statutes, add 24-33.5-1236 as
follows:
24-33.5-1236. Fire origin and cause investigation fund - created.
(1) THERE IS HEREBY CREATED IN THE STATE TREASURY THE FIRE ORIGIN AND
CAUSE INVESTIGATION FUND, REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION AS THE "FUND". THE
FUND CONSISTS OF ANY MONEY THAT MAY BE APPROPRIATED TO THE FUND BY
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, ALL PRIVATE AND PUBLIC MONEY RECEIVED THROUGH
GIFTS, GRANTS, OR DONATIONS THAT ARE TRANSMITTED TO THE STATE
TREASURER AND CREDITED TO THE FUND, AND MONEY TRANSFERRED TO THE
FUND PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (4) OF THIS SECTION. THE STATE TREASURER
SHALL CREDIT ALL INTEREST AND INCOME DERIVED FROM THE DEPOSIT AND
INVESTMENT OF MONEY IN THE FUND TO THE FUND. THE MONEY IN THE FUND IS
CONTINUOUSLY APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE PURPOSES
SPECIFIED IN THIS SECTION.
(2) THE DIVISION SHALL USE THE MONEY IN THE FUND TO:
(a) FUND STATE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH PROVIDING SUPPORT TO
LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN INVESTIGATING THE CAUSE AND ORIGIN OF FIRES;
(b) REIMBURSE FIRE INVESTIGATORS WHO ARE NOT EMPLOYED BY THE
DIVISION BUT ARE ACTING UNDER THE DIRECTION AND COORDINATION OF THE
DIVISION AT AN ESTABLISHED RATE FOR ASSISTING IN FIRE CAUSE AND ORIGIN
INVESTIGATIONS OUTSIDE OF JURISDICTION;
(c) ENSURE FIRE ORIGIN AND CAUSE DATA IS ACCURATELY COLLECTED,
ANALYZED, AND DISSEMINATED; AND
(d) UTILIZE THE DATA COLLECTED AS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION TO
MORE EFFECTIVELY PREVENT OR MITIGATE FUTURE FIRES.
(3) THE DIRECTOR MAY ADOPT RULES AS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT
THIS SECTION.
(4) ON JULY 1, 2022, AND ON EACH JULY 1 THEREAFTER, , THE STATE
TREASURER SHALL TRANSFER THREE MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE GENERAL
FUND TO THE FUND FOR USE BY THE DIVISION AS SET FORTH IN SUBSECTION (2)
OF THIS SECTION.
SECTION 3. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds,
determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate
preservation of the public peace, health, or safety.".


Judiciary



Senate Journal, May 2
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB22-080 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable
recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the Consent Calendar.
Amend the Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee Report, dated February
10, 2022, page 1, lines 17 and 18, strike "THE MONEY IN THE FUND IS
CONTINUOUSLY APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT" and substitute "SUBJECT
TO ANNUAL APPROPRIATION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THE DEPARTMENT
MAY EXPEND MONEY FROM THE FUND".

Page 2, line 10, strike "THEREAFTER, ," and substitute "THEREAFTER,".

Page 2, line 11, strike "THREE MILLION" and substitute "ONE MILLION FOUR
HUNDRED THOUSAND".

Page 2, after line 13 insert:

"SECTION 3. Appropriation. (1) For the 2022-23 state fiscal year,
$1,400,000 is appropriated to the department of public safety. This
appropriation is from the fire origin and cause investigation fund created in
section 24-33.5-1236 (1), C.R.S. To implement this act, the department may use
this appropriation as follows:
(a) $1,293,666 for wildland fire investigations, which amount is based
on an assumption that the department will require an additional 10.0 FTE; and
(b) $106,334 for vehicle services.
(2) For the 2022-23 state fiscal year, $106,334 is appropriated to the
department of personnel. This appropriation is from reappropriated funds
received from the department of public safety under subsection (1)(b) of this
section. To implement this act, the department may use this appropriation for
fleet vehicle services for the department of public safety.".

Renumber succeeding section accordingly.


Appro-
priations