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0A1942A7C76E3BD8872586940074CA40 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1117

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Mar 10, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1117 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:15:49 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:16:07 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:20:59 PM  
Representatives Lontine
and Gonzales-Gutierrez, co-prime sponsors, summarized House Bill 21-1117,
concerning the ability of local goverments to promote the development of
new affordable housing units through their existing authority to regulate
land use within territorial boundaries.  The bill provides that the
rent control statute does not apply to land use regulations that restrict
rent on new or redeveloped housing, as long as the property owner or developer
are provided options and alternatives to new affordable housing units on
the building site.
02:21:18 PM  
The bill sponsors
responded to questions from the committee.  Public comments were submitted
for the bill (Attachment D).
02:31:34 PM  
Robin  Kniech,
representing City and County of Denver, testified in support of the bill.
 David  Broadwell, representing the Colorado Municipal League
(CML), testified in support of the bill.
02:40:11 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:40:55 PM  
Annemarie Sunde,
representing the Colorado Landlord Legislative Coalition, testified in
opposition to the bill.  Debi  Stobie, representing herself,
testified in opposition to the bill.
02:43:36 PM  
Andrew Hamrick, representing
the Colorado Apartment Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:49:21 PM  
The committee made
comments.
02:52:37 PM  
Ted Leighty, representing
Colorado Association of Home Builders, testified in opposition to the bill.
 Tawny Peyton, representing the Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified
in opposition to the bill.  Lauren Brockman, representing himself,
testified in opposition to the bill.
03:07:03 PM  
Mr. Leighty responded to questions from the committee.
03:10:56 PM  
Meghan  Dollar,
representing CML, testified in support of the bill.  Charles Brennan,
representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support
of the bill.  Stephanie Reyes, representing the Grounded Solutions
Network, testified in support of the bill.
03:23:45 PM  
Sheena Kadi, representing
Metro Caring, testified in support of the bill.   Metro Caring submitted
written testimony for the bill (Attachment E).  Mary Sanders, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:29:46 PM  
Dr.  Kathleen
 VanVoorhis, representing Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.  Aubrey Hasvold, representing the Colorado
Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.  Carmen
Medrano, representing United for a New Economy, testified in support of
the bill.
03:35:36 PM  
Andrea Stojsavljevic, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Kinsey Hasstedt, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified in support of the bill.
03:42:45 PM  
George Marlin, representing
Colorado Counties, Inc. and Clear Creek County, testified in support of
the bill.  Councilwoman Sharon Tessier, representing CML and the City
and County of Broomfield, testified in support of the bill.  Commissioner
Tamara Pogue, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together and
Summit County, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:41 PM  
Jonathan Cappelli,
representing the Neighborhood Development Collaborative, testified in support
of the bill.  Sheila Benintendi, representing the Colorado Cross Disability
Coalition, testified in support of the bill.  Elizabeth Peetz, representing
the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in support of the bill
if amended.
03:59:45 PM  
Representative Van
Winkle explained amendment L.002 (Attachment F).

04:10:29 PM  
The bill sponsor
responded to questions from the committee.  Additional written testimony
from the Colorado Children's Campaign was submitted (Attachment G).



04:18:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F).
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Catlin
Arndt No
Catlin Yes
Froelich No
Hooton No
Pico Yes
Rich Excused
Sullivan No
Valdez D. No
Van Winkle Yes
Gray No
Exum No
YES: 3   NO: 7   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:20:00 PM  
Representative Van
Winkle explained amendment L.001 (Attachment H).



04:21:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment H).
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Catlin
Arndt No
Catlin Yes
Froelich No
Hooton No
Pico Yes
Rich Excused
Sullivan No
Valdez D. No
Van Winkle Yes
Gray No
Exum No
YES: 3   NO: 7   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:21:42 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
04:25:58 PM  
The committee made comments about the bill.


04:35:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1117 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Arndt
Arndt Yes
Catlin No
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Pico No
Rich Excused
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Gray Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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