A special committee tasked with stemming the flow of state’s water into the speculation market was identified Wednesday afternoon.
The 18-member committee will look at ways to strengthen anti-speculation laws and make a recommendation to the state legislature, the product of last session’s Senate Bill 48. A report is due by Aug. 15, 2021
The bipartisan legislation was sponsored by Democratic Sen. Kerry Donovan of Vail and Republican Sen. Don Coram of Montrose, with Republican Rep. Marc Catlin of Montrose with Democratic Rep. Dylan Roberts of Avon.
Appointee: Kate Ryan, senior attorney for the Colorado Water Trust