DENVER
05/16/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado River Bill Moves Through Senate Committee

Kayakers, anglers and all variety of private and commercial boaters could gain the right to float through private land after a state Senate committee on Monday overhauled a bill that has pitted property owners against outdoor enthusiasts.

The last-minute amendment addressed a concern of Front Range Democrats, whose constituents' biggest complaints have been that the original version of House Bill 1188 unfairly applied to commercial outfitters only.

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