HB 20-1072

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Mar 12, 2020
  • Passed House Mar 10, 2020
  • Senate
  • Governor

Study Emerging Technologies For Water Management


Water Resources Review Committee. The bill declares that new technologies, such as blockchain, telemetry, improved sensors, and advanced aerial observation platforms, can improve monitoring, management, conservation, and trading of water and enhance confidence in the reliability of data underlying water rights transactions. To advance the potential use of these new technologies, the bill: Authorizes and directs the university of Colorado and Colorado state university , in collaboration with the Colorado water institute at Colorado state university, to conduct feasibility studies and pilot deployments of these new technologies to improve water management in Colorado; and Appropriates $40,000 $20,000 to each university from the general fund, contingent on the university of Colorado's universities' receipt of a matching $40,000 in gifts, grants, and donations, for the purpose of funding the studies and pilot programs. (Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.) (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Bill Sponsors (4)


Mar 10, 2020


May 27, 2020


Senate Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources Postpone Indefinitely

Mar 12, 2020


Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture & Natural Resources

  • Introduction
Agriculture & Natural Resources

Mar 10, 2020


House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Mar 09, 2020


House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Mar 06, 2020


House Second Reading Special Order - Laid Over Daily - No Amendments


House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
House Committee of the Whole Appropriations

Jan 27, 2020


House Committee on Rural Affairs & Agriculture Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Rural Affairs & Agriculture

Jan 08, 2020


Introduced In House - Assigned to Rural Affairs & Agriculture

  • Introduction
Rural Affairs & Agriculture

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Reengrossed (03/10/2020) PDF
Engrossed (03/09/2020) PDF
Introduced (01/08/2020) PDF
PA1 (03/06/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (03/04/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (01/17/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (09/09/2020) PDF


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