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035EC3DD56128DDD872583E7007644A5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-180

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 25, 2019      
Location LSB A



SB19-180 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:31:49 PM  

The committee recessed.

03:32:59 PM  

The committee came back to order.

03:33:18 PM  

Representative McCluskie presneted Senate Bill 19-180. The bill creates the eviction legal defense fund. Grants will be awarded from this fund to qualifying nonprofit organizations that will provide legal advice, counseling, and representation to indigent clients facing or at risk of eviction. Representative McCluskie answered questions from the committee.

03:38:37 PM  

Jack Regenbogen, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.

03:41:46 PM  

Aubrey Hasvold, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.

03:46:41 PM  

Mr. Regenbogen answered questions from the committee.

03:47:09 PM  

Esther Turcios, Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.

03:52:02 PM  

Cesiah Guadarrama, 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:54:50 PM  

Dawn Howard, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

03:56:58 PM  

Lydia Waligorski, Violence Free Colorado, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

03:59:54 PM  

Representative Melton distributed a letter in support of the bill from the Arc of Colorado (Attachment B).

04:00:25 PM  

Representative McCluskie made concluding remarks about the bill.

04:02:14 PM  

Committee members commented on Senate Bill 19-180.



04:03:31 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-180 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sirota
Seconded Melton
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Excused
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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