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S_LGH_2024A 03/05/2024 02:00:57 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 03/05/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Winter F. X
Gonzales X
Exum X
Time 02:00:57 PM to 09:13:56 PM
Place Old Supreme Court
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB24-106 Lay Over

02:00:59 PM
The Chair and Vice
Chair made opening remarks.



SB24-106 - Lay Over


02:03:13 PM  
Senators Coleman and Zenzinger, prime sponsors, introduced and explained Senate Bill 24-106. The bill modifies the Construction Defect Action Reform Act and establishes a right to remedy construction defect claims.
02:34:56 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:55:16 PM  
Jeffrey Nehls, representing Pacey Nehls Economic Consulting, testified in opposition to the bill. Shane Fleener, representing Build Our Homes Right, testified in opposition to the bill. Jonathan Harris, representing Build Our Homes Right, testified in opposition to the bill. Jennifer Miller, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:08:34 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
03:18:32 PM  
Ivan Sarkissian, representing the Colorado Association of Home Builders (CAHB), testified in support of the bill. Carl Koebel, representing Koelbel & Company, testified in support of the bill. Ted Leighty, representing CAHB, testified in support of the bill. Robert Riva, representing Dream Finders Homes, testified in support of the bill.
03:31:39 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
03:43:44 PM  
Kathy White, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to the bill. Laura Archer, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Sara Loflin, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Nick Robles, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:53:05 PM  
Mayor Yemi Mobolade, representing the City of Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill. Mayor Simpson, representing the Metro Mayors Caucus and Arvada, testified in support of the bill. Mayor Millet, representing the Metro Mayors Caucus and Lone Tree, testified in support of the bill. Mayor Weinberg, representing the Metro Mayors Caucus and Golden, testified in support of the bill. Mayor Mike Coffman, representing the City of Aurora, testified in support of the bill.
04:07:14 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
04:14:17 PM  
Andy Guerra, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Alvin Cooper III, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Daniel Gonzales, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. John Krueger, representing Associa, testified to amend the bill. Mike Williams, representing Citizen's Project, testified to amend the bill.
04:28:27 PM  
The committee recessed.
04:28:35 PM  
The committee reconvened.
04:33:25 PM  
Mayor Castriotta,
representing the Metro Mayors Caucus and City and County of Broomfield,
testified in support of the bill. Mayor Starker, representing the Metro
Mayors Caucus and Wheat Ridge, testified in support of the bill. Brian
Risley, representing City of Colorado Springs, testified in support of
the bill. Kevin Bommer, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified
in support of the bill. Mayor Piko, representing the Metro Mayors Caucus
and Centennial, testified in support of the bill.
04:47:14 PM  
Loura Sanchez, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Dr. Edward Clancy, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Sarah Parady, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Heidi Storz, representing Build Our Homes Right, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:56:44 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
04:59:59 PM  
Alexis Alltop, representing
Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Milford Adams, representing
the Colorado Association of Realtors and the National Association of Real
Estate Brokers, testified in support of the bill. Michael Tsogt, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill. Jill Gaebler, representing
Pikes Peak Housing Network, testified in support of the bill. Randy Royal,
representing the City of Colorado Springs/Colorado Springs Fire Department,
testified in support of the bill. Ted Leighty, representing themself, testified
in support of the bill.
05:12:06 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
05:23:00 PM  
Leisa Klinge, representing
themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Jeff Felderman, representing
themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Elaine Connely, representing
themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mike Barclay, representing
themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:34:45 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
05:38:34 PM  
Peter LiFari, representing Maiker Housing Partners, testified in support of the bill. Karen Kallenberg, representing Habitat for Humanity of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Brian Rossbert, representing Housing Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Charles Allison-Godfrey, representing Elevation Community Land Trust, testified in support of the bill.
05:49:08 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
05:57:21 PM  
Wendy Lovin, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Carmen Stefu, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Laurie Steuri, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Thomas Davidson, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together, testified to amend the bill. Edward Schoenheit, representing SHM HOA, testified in opposition to the bill. Ashraf Shaikh, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:13:56 PM  
Kelly Campbell, representing the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, testified in support of the bill. Andrew Klisch, representing Southern Colorado Insurance, testified in support of the bill. David Lemnah, representing Lokal Homes, testified in support of the bill. Eric Richter, representing WestPac Insurance, testified in support of the bill.
06:23:31 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
06:45:41 PM  
David Warner, representing Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity, testified in support of the bill. Meredith Moon, representing the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, testified in support of the bill. David Davia, representing the Homeownership Opportunity Alliance, testified in support of the bill. Rachel Beck, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill. Joe Rowan, representing Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
06:58:50 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
07:11:18 PM  
Jennifer Seidman, representing Build Our Homes Right, testified in opposition to the bill.
07:15:20 PM  
The panelist responded to questions from the committee.
07:19:52 PM  
Dr. David Worley, representing the Denver South Economic Development, testified in support of the bill. Johnna Reeder Kleymeyer, representing the Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation, testified in support of the bill. Felicia Anzaldua, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Chris Hinds, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Simone Ross, representing the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill. Jamie Chavez, representing the Westminster Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.
07:33:26 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
07:41:29 PM  
Heidi Gordon, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill. Nikolaus Remus, representing
Colorado Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, testified in
support of the bill. Michael Gifford, representing AGC Colorado, testified
in support of the bill. Jack Tate, representing Associated Builders and
Contractors Rocky Mountain, testified in support of the bill. Tony Milo,
representing Colorado Contractors Association, testified in support of
the bill.
07:52:29 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
08:04:54 PM  
Jeff Barratt, representing
Associated General Contractors of Colorado, testified in support of the
bill. Joshua Rivero, representing the Town of Parker, testified in support
of the bill. Steve King, representing the Town of Monument, testified in
support of the bill.
08:12:56 PM  
JJ Rams, representing Haselden Construction LLC, testified in support of the bill. Jeff Wikstrom, representing the Apartment Association of Metro Denver, testified in support of the bill. Kurt Klanderud, representing GH Phipps Construction Companies, testified in support of the bill. Sean Smith, representing CFC Construction Inc., testified in support of the bill. Scott Wilkinson, representing the Colorado Association of Home Builders, testified in support of the bill.
08:32:32 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
09:02:17 PM  
Written testimony submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment A.
09:02:27 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.
09:13:19 PM  
The bill was laid over for action only on March 12, 2024.


09:13:56 PM   The committee adjourned.






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