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S_LG_2021A 04/27/2021 02:08:03 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 04/27/2021
Attendance
Kirkmeyer X
Kolker X
Liston X
Story X
Ginal X
Time 02:08:03 PM to 03:31:37 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1114 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB21-1151 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB21-1249 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB21-1132 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB21-1114 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:08:23 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis
introduced House Bill 21-1114, concerning school districts providing internet
service to students.  The sponsor responded to questions from the
committee.
02:09:39 PM  
Mr. Tim Miles, representing
the Steamboat Springs School District, Northwest Colorado Broadband, and
Colorado Education Broadband Consortium, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:54 PM  
Mr. Toby Melster, representing Centennial School District R-1, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:58 PM  
Mr. Joe McBreen,
representing the St. Vrain Valley School District, testified in support
of the bill.
02:20:15 PM  
Mr. Melster responded to questions from the committee.
02:23:27 PM  
Mr. Miles responded to questions from the committee.
02:26:19 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:31:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1114 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 Excused
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1151 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:31:31 PM  
Senator Coram introduced House Bill 21-1151, concerning tribal certification for foster homes for native americans.
02:35:59 PM  
Ms. Minna Castillo-Cohen, representing the Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
02:36:41 PM  
Ms.  Korey Elger,
representing the Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support
of the bill.  She responded to questions from the committee
02:40:02 PM  
Ms. Kathryn Redhorse,
representing the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs, testified in support
of the bill.
02:42:19 PM  
Ms. Tara Manthey,
representing the Denver Indian Family Resource Center, testified in support
of the bill.
02:44:27 PM  
Ms. Johnny McCraigie, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:48:27 PM  
Ms. Alisiana Medina, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:13 PM  
Ms. Ashley Chase, representing the Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill.
02:56:32 PM  
Senator Coram made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
02:58:02 PM  
The committee members made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:59:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1151 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



HB21-1249 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


03:01:01 PM  
Senator Rodriguez
introduced House Bill 21-1249 which repeals the requirement that the Office
of the State Auditor conduct an audit of limited gaming revenue used for
preservation and restoration of gaming cities.
03:01:56 PM  
Mr. Paul Harris, representing the City of Cripple Creek, testified in support of the bill.


03:04:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1249 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



HB21-1132 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:05:08 PM  
Senator Story introduced
House Bill 21-1132 concerning the limited gaming impact fund.  She
responded to questions from the committee.

03:17:33 PM  
Mr. Bruce Eisenhauer, representing the Department of Local Affairs, responded to questions from the committee.
03:18:23 PM  
The sponsor continued to respond to questions from the committee.
03:23:08 PM  
Mr. Eisenhauer responded
to questions from the committee.
03:27:08 PM  
Senator Story made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
03:27:26 PM  
Committee members made comments on the merits of the bill.


03:30:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1132 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer No
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:31:37 PM   The committee adjourned.






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