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DA50BF90C5EFEF70872583E0006B7090 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 18, 2019      
Location LSB A

HB19-1317 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:33:32 PM  

The committee came to order, roll call was taken, and then the committee took a brief recess.

01:34:47 PM  

The committee came back to order.

01:35:21 PM  

Representative Kennedy and Representative Weissman, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1317. The bill sets the amount of the senior homestead exemption to zero for 2020 and future years, and creates a refundable income tax credit through 2029 for all senior taxpayers with adjusted gross income up to an inflation-adjusted $65,000.

01:41:35 PM  

Representative Kennedy further explained the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

01:49:07 PM  

Representative Weissman made additional comments regarding the bill.

01:50:00 PM  

Ed Shackelford, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).

01:53:10 PM  

Ali Mickelson, Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).

01:56:12 PM  

Steve Douglas, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:00:34 PM  

Bob Brocker, representing himself, testified on the bill.

02:03:40 PM  

Representative Kennedy provided concluding remarks about the bill.  Committee members commented on the bill.

02:06:13 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1317 indefinitely.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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