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8960EFDAC8A34F8787258990007D336B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1068

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date Apr 13, 2023      
Location SCR 352



HB23-1068 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:49:04 PM  
Senators Winter and Jaquez Lewis, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 23-1068. The bill provides protections for pet ownership in housing.
04:54:24 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
04:57:22 PM  
Ali Mickelson, representing the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), testified in support of the bill.
04:59:11 PM  
Jess Beaulieu, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:01:49 PM  
Lori Mason, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:05:03 PM  
Andrew Hamrick, representing the Colorado Apartment Association, testified to amend the bill.
05:09:30 PM  
Lauren Loney, representing the Human Animal Support Services, testified in support of the bill.
05:12:05 PM  
Roland Halpern, representing
the Colorado Voters for Animals, testified in support of the bill.
05:15:01 PM  
Rachel Heatley, representing the Dumb Friends League, testified in support of the bill.
05:19:03 PM  
Jessica Simpson, representing The Humane Society of the United States, testified in support of the bill.
05:21:01 PM  
Susan Riggs, representing
the ASPCA, testified in support of the bill.
05:21:45 PM  
Written testimony
submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment A.
05:22:08 PM  
The bill sponsors
introduced and explained Amendment L.020 (Attachment B).


05:22:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020 (Attachment B).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Gonzales
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Roberts
Exum
Jaquez Lewis
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:23:11 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.


05:24:21 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1068, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Rich No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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