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S_LGH_2024A 03/19/2024 02:09:31 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 03/19/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Pelton B. *
Pelton R. X
Priola X
Rich X
Winter F. X
Gonzales X
Time 02:09:31 PM to 03:52:00 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 24-Housing Board — State Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 24-Middle Income Housing Authority Board Of Directors Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB24-1033 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB24-1062 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:09:46 PM
The Chair gave opening remarks.



Conf 24-Housing Board — State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:10:13 PM  
Wayne McClary, Department of Local Affairs, gave an overview of the State Housing Board. He introduced the board appointee, Ladawn Sperling.
02:11:27 PM  
Ladawn Sperling, appointee, introduced themselves to the committee.
02:12:38 PM  
The appointee responded to questions from the committee.


02:16:01 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Ladawn Sperling to the Conf 24-Housing Board — State to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Excused
Pelton R. Yes
Priola Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1033 - Committee Discussion Only


02:17:48 PM  
Senators Cutter and Jaquez Lewis, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1033. The bill encourages emergency management agencies to address the needs of individuals with animals when amending or adopting emergency management plans.
02:22:35 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



Conf 24-Middle Income Housing Authority Board Of Directors - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:38:22 PM  
Kristin Stephens, appointee to the Middle Income Housing Authority, introduced themselves to the committee.
02:42:05 PM  
The appointee responded to questions from the committee.


02:45:01 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Kristin Stephens to the Conf 24-Middle Income Housing Authority Board Of Directors to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Excused
Pelton R. Yes
Priola Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1033 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:46:52 PM  
Sabrina Pacha, representing the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:12 PM  
Diana Dalager, representing the American Red Cross Colorado and Wyoming, testified in support of the bill.
02:53:07 PM  
Ashlee Andersen, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
02:55:52 PM  
Dr. Michael Neil, representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:22 PM  
Ali Mickelson, representing the Dumb Friends League, testified in support of the bill.
02:59:51 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
03:10:58 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.007 (Attachment A).


03:14:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment A).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:14:20 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.006 (Attachment B).
03:15:07 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee on amendment L.006.
03:15:51 PM  
Pierce Lively, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee on amendment L.006.


03:17:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment B).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:17:20 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.005 (Attachment C).
03:17:49 PM  
Mr. Lively responded to questions from the committee on amendment L.005.
03:19:04 PM  
The bill sponsors
responded to questions from the committee on amendment L.005.


03:26:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment C).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Priola
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:26:49 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.


03:30:04 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1033, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Priola Yes
Rich No
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1062 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:30:49 PM  
Senator Priola, prime sponsor, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1062. The bill allows a Metropolitan Sewage Disposal District to obtain a court warrant to inspect a property for violations of a US Environmental Protection Agency approved industrial pretreatment program.
03:32:14 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
03:34:53 PM  
Erin Bertoli, representing Metro Water Recovery, testified in support of the bill.
03:37:27 PM  
Sarah Niyork, representing Metro Water Recovery, testified in support of the bill.
03:38:45 PM  
Nicole Rowan, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill.
03:40:47 PM  
Jennifer Robinett, representing Metro Water Recovery, testified in support of the bill.
03:43:24 PM  
Emily Jackson, representing Metro Water Recovery, testified in support of the bill.
03:46:23 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.


03:51:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1062 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Priola Yes
Rich No
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:52:00 PM   The committee adjourned.






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