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1741B4E215E94BFE87258B090017C6DB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB24-1313

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date Apr 23, 2024      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB24-1313 - Lay Over


10:19:44 PM  
The committee recessed.
10:29:28 PM  
The committee reconvened.
10:29:42 PM  
Senators Hansen and Winter, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1313. The bill requires that certain local governments plan and implement housing density goals approved by the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) and creates a grant program and other technical assistance to support these efforts.
10:34:52 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
10:40:20 PM  
Zach Martinez, representing Gary Advocacy, testified in support of the bill. Brian Rossbert, representing Housing Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Angelique Espinoza, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Joel Noble, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Kurt Nordback, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
10:50:58 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
11:01:22 PM  
Kelly Flenniken, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in opposition to the bill. Joshua Rivero, representing Town of Parker, testified in opposition to the bill. Carrie Warren Gulley, representing Arapahoe County, testified to amend the bill. Danee Brouillard, representing City and County of Broomfield, testified to amend the bill. Kevin Bommer, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:14:04 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
11:47:31 PM  
Alex Nelson, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill. June Churchill, representing Greater Denver Transit, Denver Bicycle Lobby, testified in support of the bill. Jonathan Singer, representing the Boulder Chamber, testified in support of the bill.
11:54:12 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
12:00:13 AM  
Sarah Borgers, representing City of Westminster, testified to amend the bill. Mike Sutherland, representing City of Centennial, testified to amend the bill. Stephanie Piko, representing City of Centennial, testified in opposition to the bill. Tim Barnes, representing City of Lafayette and Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified to amend the bill.
12:10:11 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
12:16:08 AM  
Tim Pegg, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Renee Larrarte, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Molly McKinley, representing Denver Streets Partnership, testified in support of the bill. Jonathan Cappelli, representing Neighborhood Development Collaborative, testified to amend the bill. Luchia Brown, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
12:27:30 AM  
Katy Brown, representing Cherry Hills Village, testified to amend the bill. Jacob Belgrad, representing GreenLatinos, testified to amend the bill. Zach Stone, representing the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Commissioner James, representing Weld County Board of County Commissioners, testified in opposition to the bill. Mike Marsh, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:39:55 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
12:47:13 AM  
Nathan Lindquist, representing Colorado Department of Transportation, testified in support of the bill. Nikita Valdez, representing Centennial State Prosperity, testified in support of the bill. Kelly Blynn, representing the Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill. Andy Hill, representing Denver Water, testified in support of the bill.
12:55:36 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
01:03:08 AM  
Pierce Lively, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.
01:14:17 AM  
Derek Holcomb, representing City of Greenwood Village, testified in opposition to the bill. Dave Kerber, representing City of Greenwood Village, testified in opposition to the bill. Dana Duggan, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. John McConnell, representing City of Westminster, testified to amend the bill. Sherry Sommer, representing Preserve Louisville, testified in opposition to the bill. Bill King, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Jon Goldman, representing Daniels Welchester Neighborhood Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:33:50 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
01:37:24 AM  
Samuel Koenig, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Veronica Rodriguez Pena, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Will Toor, representing the Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill. Amy Case-Miranda, representing the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials - Colorado Chapter, testified to amend the bill. Matt Frommer, representing the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in support of the bill.
01:50:07 AM  
Written testimony submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment P.
01:50:19 AM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.
01:53:44 AM  
The committee made closing comments.
01:55:33 AM  
The bill was laid over for action only on April 26. 2024.






The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details