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0F1FA06288389E2E872586A9005F48F8 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 31, 2021      
Location SCR 352

SB21-030 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

11:20:50 AM  

Senator Holbert, sponsor, explained Senate Bill 21-030, concerning criminal theft of rental property.  He discussed failure to return rental equipment and reasons why it should be restored as a separate offense. 



11:28:29 AM  

Mr Matthew Gershaw, representing American Rental Association (ARA), testified in support of the bill. He discussed rental stores and loss of revenue from unreturned equipment.


Mr Jeff Jackson, representing ARA of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed a hand-out about economic impacts of the  equipment rental industry (Attachment A). 

11:35:27 AM  

Jackson Andrew Heesacker, representing ARA, testified in support of the bill.  He discussed the lack of recourse for unreturned rental equipment. 

11:37:57 AM  

Ms Maureen Cain, representing Office of the State Public Defender, withdrew opposition testimony based on the amendment.


11:39:30 AM  

Senator Lee distributed and explained Amendment L. 001 about rental property theft and restitution (Attachment B).


11:40:49 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B)
Moved Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:41:03 AM  

Senator Holbert made closing remarks. 

11:43:44 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-030, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Lee
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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