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S_LG_2021A 04/20/2021 02:02:39 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 04/20/2021
Attendance
Kirkmeyer X
Kolker *
Liston X
Story *
Ginal X
Time 02:02:39 PM to 05:03:34 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1009 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB21-1084 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB21-1095 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB21-1009 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:02:54 PM  
Senators Coram and
Bridges introduced House Bill 21-1009 concerning changes to the responsibilities
of the Division of Housing within the Department of Local Affairs.
02:03:37 PM  

Mr. Bruce Eisenhauer, representing the Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill.

02:05:24 PM  

Commissioner Hilary Cooper, representing San Miguel County and Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.

02:13:17 PM  
The sponsors made
closing comments on the merits of the bill and responded to questions from
the committee.


02:17:02 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1009 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1084 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:17:15 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:46:43 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:46:56 PM  
Senator Hisey introduced House Bill 21-1084, concerning driver licenses for foster youth. He responded to questions from the committee.
02:53:33 PM  
Mr. Chaz Tedesco,
representing the Adams County Commissioners and Colorado Counties Inc.,
testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.

02:56:02 PM  

Mr. Kelly Sloan, representing the Freedom to Drive Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

02:58:51 PM  
Ms. Victoria Shuler, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:01 PM  
Ms. Ashley Chase, representing the Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.
03:01:02 PM  

Additional written testimony may be found in Attachment A.

03:07:33 PM  
The committee members
made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


03:10:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1084 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1095 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:11:04 PM  
Senator Ginal introduced
House Bill 21-1095, concerning local county road maintenance.  She
distributed Amendment L.005 (Attachment B).

03:22:45 PM  
Mr. John Stoody,
representing the Association of Oil Pipe Lines, testified in opposition
to the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

03:23:07 PM  
Mr. Bruce Heine,
representing Magellan Midstream Partners, testified in opposition to the
bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.
03:26:13 PM  
Ms. Lynn Granger, representing the American Petroleum Institute Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:45:39 PM  
Mr. Jim Cole, representing the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:48:44 PM  
Ms. Angie Binder, representing the Colorado Petroleum Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:50:44 PM  
Mr. Cole responded to questions from the committee.
03:58:09 PM  
Ms. Binder responded to questions from the committee.
04:04:06 PM  
Commissioner Lori Saine, representing Weld County, testified in support of the bill.
04:05:48 PM  

Mr. Justin Hersh, representing Larimer County, testified in support of the bill.

04:10:11 PM  
Mr Rod Meredith, representing Douglas County, testified in support of the bill.
04:15:11 PM  

Mr. Carlos Atencio, representing Jefferson County Road and Bridge, testified in support of the bill.

04:21:02 PM  
Mr. Meredith responded to questions from the committee.
04:28:52 PM  
Mr. Patrick Sullivan, representing Rio Grande County, testified in support of the bill.
04:31:04 PM  
Mr. Dale Miller,
representing the Colorado Association of Road Supervisors and Engineers
and Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.  He
responded to questions from the committee.

04:34:25 PM  
Mr. Eric Bergman,
representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
 He responded to questions from the committee.
04:49:43 PM  
Senator Ginal discussed Amendment L.005.


04:50:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:51:05 PM  
Senator Ginal made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
04:53:53 PM  
Committee members made comments on the merits of the bill.
05:02:10 PM  
Committee discussion about the bill continued.


05:03:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1095, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:03:34 PM   The committee adjourned.






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