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217FBB711DF57C6E872586E900794917 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-293

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Jun 3, 2021      
Location SCR 357



SB21-293 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


04:06:28 PM  
Sens. Hansen and
Rankin introduced Senate Bill 21-293. For 2022 and 2023, the bill reduces
property tax assessment rates for residential property, agricultural property,
and property used for renewable energy production. Beginning in 2023, it
expands the state property tax deferral program to all homeowners whose
property taxes increase by at least a certain rate each year. The sponsors
answered several committee questions.
04:47:17 PM  
Mr. Ed DeCecco, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer committee questions.
04:47:59 PM  
Mr. Paul Weissmann, representing himself, testified to amend the bill.
04:58:17 PM  
Ms. Carol Hedges, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:58:55 PM  
Mr. Chris Howes, representing the EMS Association of Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
05:06:30 PM  
Mr. Scott Wasserman, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
05:14:11 PM  
Mr. Dan Gibbs, representing the Department of Natural Resources, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Bret Miles, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Rick Garcia, representing the Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill.


05:26:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A)
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Hisey
Lee
Lundeen
Scott
Winter
Bridges
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:33:37 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-293, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Hisey No
Lee Yes
Lundeen No
Scott No
Winter Yes
Bridges Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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