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7587E5DA91FD289587258287006687AF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-273

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 8, 2018      
Location LSB A



SB18-273 - Postponed Indefinitely


12:39:55 PM  

Representative Carver, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-273.  The bill allows a senior citizen to maintain their eligibility for the senior homestead exemption if a doctor certifies that the owner moved for health reasons.  The bill requires seniors to provide the county assessor a physician's certification on a form designed by the Division of Property Taxation. The senior homestead exemption would only apply to one residential property in the state.  

 

12:44:30 PM  
Representative Carver answered questions from the committee.
12:50:40 PM  

Steve Schleiker, El Paso County Assessor, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

01:07:03 PM  
Representative Carver responded to questions from the committee.
01:08:09 PM  
Carol Hedges, Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.
01:12:56 PM  
Natalie Wood, The Bell Policy Center, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.
01:14:58 PM  
Ms. Hedges answered questions from the committee.
01:20:52 PM  
Representative Carver made comments to the committee. Committee discussion ensued.
01:25:51 PM  

Representative Carver made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.



01:34:32 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-273 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Humphrey
Seconded Williams D.
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Humphrey No
Leonard No
Melton No
Weissman No
Williams D. No
Lontine No
Foote No
YES: 0   NO: 9   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


01:34:43 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-273 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. Yes
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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