HB 1321Public Lands

Parks and Wildlife Financial Sustainability

Yes is the pro-environment vote.
Description:

Colorado Parks and Wildlife relies on revenue from user fees to cover expenses like repairing natural habitats, ensuring public safety, and maintaining recreation areas. However, the revenue from these fees has not kept pace with operational costs and inflation in recent years. As a result, the agency’s budget has been reduced by $40 million in the last eight years. This bill would have allowed the Parks and Wildlife Commission to address these financial issues by setting appropriate user fees. An adequately-funded and well-managed state wildlife agency can boost sustainable and diverse economic development, especially in rural areas. This is because hunting, fishing, and wildlife watching generate about $6 billion in economic impact, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Bill Sponsors: Representatives Jeni Arndt and James Wilson, Senators Stephen Fenberg and Don Coram

House Vote: Passed 42-22 | Senate: Failed in Finance Committee

Pro-Environment VoteAnti-Environment VoteExcused100% Environmental Voting Record in 2017

House Votes

RepresentativeParty - DistrictVote
Representative whose score is 100%Arndt, JeniDemocrat - 53Pro-Environment Vote
Becker, JonRepublican - 65Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Becker, KCDemocrat - 13Pro-Environment Vote
Beckman, SusanRepublican - 38Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Benavidez, AdrienneDemocrat - 32Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Bridges, JeffDemocrat - 3Pro-Environment Vote
Buck, PerryRepublican - 49Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Buckner, JanetDemocrat - 40Pro-Environment Vote
Carver, TerriRepublican - 20Pro-Environment Vote
Catlin, MarkRepublican - 58Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Coleman, JamesDemocrat - 7Pro-Environment Vote
Covarrubius, PhilRepublican - 56Anti-Environment Vote
Danielson, JessieDemocrat - 24Anti-Environment Vote
Duran, CrisantaDemocrat - 5Anti-Environment Vote
Esgar, DaneyaDemocrat - 46Pro-Environment Vote
Everett, JustinRepublican - 22Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Exum, TonyDemocrat - 17Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Foote, MikeDemocrat - 12Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Garnett, AlecDemocrat - 2Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Ginal, JoannDemocrat - 52Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Gray, MattDemocrat - 33Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Hamner, MillieDemocrat - 61Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Hansen, ChrisDemocrat - 6Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Herod, LeslieDemocrat - 8Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Hooton, EdieDemocrat - 10Pro-Environment Vote
Humphrey, StephenRepublican - 48Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Jackson, DominiqueDemocrat - 42Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Kennedy, ChrisDemocrat - 23Pro-Environment Vote
Kraft-Tharp, TracyDemocrat - 29Pro-Environment Vote
Landgraf, LoisRepublican - 21Pro-Environment Vote
Lawrence, PollyRepublican - 39Pro-Environment Vote
Lebsock, SteveDemocrat - 34Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Lee, PeteDemocrat - 18Pro-Environment Vote
Leonard, TimothyRepublican - 25Anti-Environment Vote
Lewis, KimmiRepublican - 64Anti-Environment Vote
Liston, LarryRepublican - 16Excused
Representative whose score is 100%Lontine, SusanDemocrat - 1Pro-Environment Vote
Lundeen, PaulRepublican - 19Anti-Environment Vote
McKean, HughRepublican - 51Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%McLachlan, BarbaraDemocrat - 59Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Melton, JovanDemocrat - 41Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Michaelson Jenet, DafnaDemocrat - 30Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Mitsch Bush, DianeDemocrat - 26Pro-Environment Vote
Navarro, ClariceRepublican - 47Anti-Environment Vote
Neville, PatrickRepublican - 45Anti-Environment Vote
Nordberg, DanRepublican - 14Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Pabon, DanDemocrat - 4Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Pettersen, BrittanyDemocrat - 28Pro-Environment Vote
Rankin, BobRepublican - 57Pro-Environment Vote
Ransom, KimRepublican - 44Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Rosenthal, PaulDemocrat - 9Pro-Environment Vote
Saine, LoriRepublican - 63Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Salazar, JosephDemocrat - 31Pro-Environment Vote
Sias, LangRepublican - 27Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Singer, JonathanDemocrat - 11Pro-Environment Vote
Thurlow, DanRepublican - 55Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Valdez, DonaldDemocrat - 62Pro-Environment Vote
Van Winkle, KevinRepublican - 43Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Weissman, MikeDemocrat - 36Pro-Environment Vote
Willett, YeulinRepublican - 54Pro-Environment Vote
Williams, DaveRepublican - 15Anti-Environment Vote
Wilson, JamesRepublican - 60Pro-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Winter, FaithDemocrat - 35Pro-Environment Vote
Wist, ColeRepublican - 37Anti-Environment Vote
Representative whose score is 100%Young, DaveDemocrat - 50Pro-Environment Vote

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