SB17-202 - Species Conservation Trust Fund Projects

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning measures to conserve native species in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making appropriations from the species conservation trust fund for purposes recommended by the department of natural resources.

The bill appropriates $1.5 million from the species conservation trust fund for programs submitted by the executive director of the department of natural resources that are designed to conserve native species that state or federal law list as threatened or endangered or that are candidate species or are likely to become candidate species as determined by the United States fish and wildlife service as follows:


  • Native terrestrial wildlife conservation, $375,000;
  • Native aquatic wildlife conservation, $375,000;
  • Platte river recovery implementation program, $600,000; and
  • Nonnative fish control, $150,000.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Latest update: June 2, 2017
06/02/2017 - Governor Signed
05/18/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/18/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/18/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/02/2017 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/01/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/28/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/28/2017 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
04/20/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Unamended to Appropriations
04/12/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment
04/12/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/11/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/10/2017 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/06/2017 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/09/2017 - Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Refer Unamended to Appropriations
02/28/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy