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First NameJerry
Last NameSonnenberg
Chamber:House, Senate
First Year Served:01/10/2007
House
Years Served:2007; 2008; 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012; 2013; 2014
District #:65 (2007- 2014)
Number of Years:8
Assembly #:66th; 67th; 68th; 69th
Counties Represented:Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Weld, Yuma
Notes:From 2007 to November 2012 he represented Logan, Phillips, Sedgwick, and Weld counties in District 65. Since reapportionment occured in November 2012, he has represented Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, and Yuma counties in District 65.
Senate
Years Served:2015; 2016; 2017
District #:1 (2015 - )
Number of Years:3
Assembly #:70th; 71st
Counties Represented:Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, Yuma
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City of Residence:Sterling
Party:Republican
Leadership:Senate President Pro Tem: 2017 -
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Occupation:Farmer; Rancher
Gender:Male
Birth Date: 05/17/1958
Place of Birth:Sterling, CO
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Committee Positions:
House Standing:2007 -- Agriculture Livestock & Natural Resources; Transportation & Energy
2008 -- Agriculture Livestock & Natural Resources; Transportation & Energy
2009 -- Agriculture Livestock & Natural Resources; Appropriations
2010 -- Agriculture Livestock & Natural Resources; Appropriations

2011 -- Agriculture Livestock & Natural Resources (Chair); Appropriations; Judiciary
2012 -- Agriculture Livestock & Natural Resources (Chair); Appropriations; Judiciary
2013 -- Agriculture Livestock & Natural Resources; Appropriations
2014 -- Agriculture Livestock & Natural Resources; Appropriations
Senate Standing:2015 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy (Chair); Appropriations; State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (Vice-chair)
2016 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy (Chair); Appropriations; State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
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2017 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy (Chair); Appropriations; State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
Joint/Statutory:2007 -- Transportation Legislation Review (43-2-145, C.R.S.)
2008 -- Transportation Legislation Review (43-2-145, C.R.S.)
2009 -- Capital Development (2-3-1302, C.R.S.)
2010 -- Capital Development (2-3-1302, C.R.S.)

2011 -- Capital Development (Chair) (2-3-1302, C.R.S.)
2012 -- Capital Development (Vice - Chair) (2-3-1302, C.R.S.)
2013 -- Legislative Audit (2-3-101, C.R.S.)
2014 -- Legislative Audit (2-3-101, C.R.S.)
2015 -- Capital Development (2-3-1302, C.R.S.)
2016 -- Capital Development (2-3-1302, C.R.S.)
2017 -- Capital Development (2-3-1302, C.R.S.); Legislative Council (2-3-301, C.R.S.)
Interim:2007 -- Severance Tax & Federal Mineral Lease (SJR 07-042 & SB 07-253)
2012 -- Water Resources Review (Chair) (37-98-102, C.R.S.)
2013 -- Flood Disaster Study Committee (2-3-303.3 C.R.S.); Water Resources Review Committee (37-98-102, C.R.S.)
2014 -- Flood Disaster Study Committee (2-3-303.3 C.R.S.); Water Resources Review Committee (37-98-102, C.R.S.)
2015 -- Water Resources Review Committee (37-98-102, C.R.S.)
2016 -- Water Resources Review Committee (37-98-102, C.R.S.)
2017 -- School Finance (HB 17-1340); Water Resources Review Committee (Chair) (37-98-102, C.R.S.);
Young and Beginning Farmers Study Committee (Chair) (Request letter)
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