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H_LG_2016A 02/18/2016 10:43:40 AM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Date: 02/18/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 10:43 AM to 10:56 AM
Arndt
X
Danielson
X
Place: HCR 0107
Klingenschmitt
X
Navarro
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Ransom
X
Representative Lebsock
Rosenthal
X
Saine
X
This Report was prepared by
Singer
*
Damion Pechota
Thurlow
X
Lebsock
X
Fields
*
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1188 Referred to the Committee of the Whole





10:44 AM -- HB16-1188



Representative rosenthal presented and summarized House Bill 16-1188 concerning separate government entity transparency. The bill requires a separate legal entity, formed by a combination of local governments and political subdivisions that enter into a contract to provide public improvements, to file a copy of the intergovernmental agreement with the Division of Local Government in the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA). In addition, if a separate legal entity has issued bonds, notes, or other financial obligations, it is subject to the Public Securities Information Reporting Act and must file an annual information report.



10:45 AM --
Bruce Eisenhauer, representing the Department of Local Affairs, spoke in favor of the bill.



10:47 AM --
Michael Valdez, representing the Special Districts Association, spoke in favor of the bill.



Mr. Valdez answered questions regarding the formation of a special legal entity.



10:50 AM --
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, discussed transparency in government.




























BILL: HB16-1188
TIME: 10:54:25 AM
MOVED: Rosenthal
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1188 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Klingenschmitt
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Saine
Yes
Singer
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Fields
Yes
YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





10:56 AM



The committee adjourned.


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