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E819559BFAC28DE2872586C4007B253E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1117

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 27, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB21-1117 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:25:18 PM  
Senator Gonzales and Senator Rodriguez, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1117 to the committee. The bill clarifies that the state prohibition on local rent control laws is not applicable to local laws that restrict rents on newly constructed or redeveloped housing so long as the local regulation provides options to the property owner or land developer, and creates alternatives to the construction of new affordable housing on the building site.
04:30:50 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted witness testimony on the
bill may be found in Attachment G.

04:31:14 PM  
Councilwoman Robin Kniech, representing self, testified to amend the bill. Meghan Dollar, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. Kinsey Hasstedt, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:42:50 PM  
Brizai Gomez Cortes, representing Metro Caring, testified in support of the bill. Melanie Kesner, representing Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Andrea Stojsavljevic, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:51:32 PM  
Tawny Peyton, representing Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Annemarie Sunde, representing Colorado Landlord Legislative Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:56:34 PM  
Bruce Eisenhauer, representing Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill. Brian Connolly, representing Colorado Housing Affordability Project, testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Kayla Marcella, representing Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), testified in support of the bill.
05:02:56 PM  
Kelly McNicholas Kury, representing Pitkin County and Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill. Anna DeWitt, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Michael Neil, representing Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill. George Marlin, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
05:11:44 PM  
Caitlin Quander, representing NAIOP Colorado, testified to amend the bill. Andrew Harick, representing Colorado Apartment Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:11:45 PM  
Amendments L.007 and L.008 were distributed (Attachments H and I).


05:18:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment H).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:19:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 to L.007 (Attachment I).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:19:20 PM  
The bill sponsors
gave closing remarks. Committee members commented on the bill.
 


05:26:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1117, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Sonnenberg No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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