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H_THL_2023B 11/17/2023 09:55:03 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 11/17/2023
Attendance
Boesenecker X
Catlin X
Dickson X
Lindsay X
Mabrey X
Mauro X
Pugliese X
Vigil X
Weissman X
Wilson X
Winter T. X
Lindstedt X
Froelich X
Time 09:55:03 AM to 01:27:46 PM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Froelich
This Report was prepared by April Bernard
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB23B-1001 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB23B-1005 Postponed Indefinitely
HB23B-1004 Postponed Indefinitely

HB23B-1001 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


09:55:18 AM  
Representatives Lindsay
and Herod introduced and explained House Bill 23B-1001 concerning measures
to protect residential tenants in Colorado.  The bill creates the
emergency rental assistance grant program for tenants with an annual household
incoome of 80 percent or less than the area median income and are at risk
of eviction or displacement.
09:56:15 AM  
Representative Herod
provided additional information about the bill.
09:59:44 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from committee members.
10:11:03 AM  
The bill sponsors continued to respond to questions.
10:11:17 AM  
The committee took a brief recess.
11:07:28 AM  
The committee came back to order.
11:08:39 AM  
Zack Newman, Chief
Executive Officer representing the Community Economic Defense Project,
testified in support of the bill.  Erin Meschke, representing herself,
testified in opposition to the bill. Thomas Davidson, representing Commissioners
and Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of
the bill.
 Additional
witness testimony is included as Attachment A.
11:16:37 AM  
The witnesses responded to questions from committee members.
11:22:15 AM  
The witnesses continued to respond to questions from committee members.
11:27:33 AM  
Representative Lindsay
introduced and explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



11:28:50 AM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Lindsay
Seconded Weissman
Boesenecker
Catlin
Dickson
Lindsay
Mabrey
Mauro
Pugliese
Vigil
Weissman
Wilson
Winter T.
Lindstedt
Froelich
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:28:51 AM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
11:34:16 AM  
Committee members made comments.


11:39:33 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 23B-1001, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lindsay
Seconded Lindstedt
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin No
Dickson Yes
Lindsay Yes
Mabrey Excused
Mauro Yes
Pugliese No
Vigil Yes
Weissman Yes
Wilson No
Winter T. No
Lindstedt Yes
Froelich Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB23B-1005 - Postponed Indefinitely


11:39:56 AM  
The committee took a brief recess.
11:45:33 AM  
The committee came back to order.
11:45:41 AM  
Minority Leader Lynch
and Representative Pugliese introduced and explained House Bill 23B-1005
concerning tax relief, providing  property tax reductions for the
2023 property tax year, providing temporary income tax reductions for the
2023 income tax year, and establishing a temporary task force to make recommendations
concerning property taxation.
11:54:48 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from committee members.
12:03:28 PM  
The bill sponsors continued to respond to questions from committee members.
12:03:42 PM  
Mrs. Erin Meschke,
representing themself, testified in a neutral position on the bill.  Mr.
Erik Stone, representing Teller County commissioners, testified to amend
the bill.  Commissioner Carrie Geitner, representing themself, testified
in support of the bill.
12:17:48 PM  
Ms. Meghan Raynes
Matthews, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in
opposition to the bill.
12:20:50 PM  
The bill sponsors
introduced and explained Amendment L.002 (Attachment C).



12:23:17 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Pugliese
Seconded Wilson
Boesenecker
Catlin
Dickson
Lindsay
Mabrey
Mauro
Pugliese
Vigil
Weissman
Wilson
Winter T.
Lindstedt
Froelich
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:23:29 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
12:28:24 PM  
The committee made closing remarks.


12:40:36 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23B-1005, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Pugliese
Seconded Winter T.
Boesenecker No
Catlin Yes
Dickson No
Lindsay No
Mabrey No
Mauro No
Pugliese Yes
Vigil No
Weissman No
Wilson Yes
Winter T. Yes
Lindstedt No
Froelich No
YES: 4   NO: 9   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


12:41:41 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 23B-1005 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 Lindstedt
Seconded Froelich
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin No
Dickson Yes
Lindsay Yes
Mabrey Yes
Mauro Yes
Pugliese No
Vigil Yes
Weissman Yes
Wilson No
Winter T. No
Lindstedt Yes
Froelich Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB23B-1004 - Postponed Indefinitely


12:44:03 PM  
The committee took
a brief recess.
12:50:25 PM  
The committee came
back to order.
12:51:57 PM  
Representative Marshall
introduced and explained House Bill 23B-1004 concerning property tax relief,
reducing property taxes for the 2023 property tax year; and requiring the
Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning Tax Policy to consider a long
term-solution for property taxation in Colorado and to include findings
and recommendations regarding a solution in its annual report to the General
Assembly.
01:14:53 PM  
Mrs. Erin Meschke,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Erik
Stone, representing Teller County commissioners, testified in a neutral
position on the bill.
01:19:52 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from committee members.
01:20:28 PM  
The bill sponsor
introduced and explained Amendment L.002 (Attachment D).



01:23:31 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.002 (Attachment D).
Moved Mabrey
Seconded Mauro
Boesenecker
Catlin
Dickson
Lindsay
Mabrey
Mauro
Pugliese
Vigil
Weissman
Wilson
Winter T.
Lindstedt
Froelich
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:23:41 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.
01:24:37 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks.


01:26:21 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23B-1004, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Dickson
Seconded Mauro
Boesenecker No
Catlin No
Dickson No
Lindsay No
Mabrey No
Mauro No
Pugliese No
Vigil No
Weissman No
Wilson No
Winter T. No
Lindstedt No
Froelich No
YES: 0   NO: 13   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


01:26:54 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 23B-1004 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 Lindstedt
Seconded Froelich
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin Yes
Dickson Yes
Lindsay Yes
Mabrey Yes
Mauro Yes
Pugliese Yes
Vigil Yes
Weissman Yes
Wilson Yes
Winter T. Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Froelich Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:27:46 PM   The committee adjourned.






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