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S_LG_2021A 05/25/2021 08:19:01 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 05/25/2021
Attendance
Kirkmeyer X
Kolker X
Liston X
Story X
Ginal X
Time 08:19:01 PM to 09:09:32 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 21-Housing Board — State Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB21-1285 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB21-1296 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB21-1278 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB21-1284 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Conf 21-Housing Board — State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


08:19:25 PM  
Bruce Eisenhauer,
representing the Department of Local Affairs, introduced Candace Payne,
appointee to the state Housing Board.  Candace Payne came to the table.
 The appointment letter is Attachment A.  Her resume and application
are available at the State Archives.  Ms. Payne discussed her professional
experience and her interest in serving on the board.


08:22:36 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Candace Payne to the State Housing Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation 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



HB21-1285 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


08:23:06 PM  
Senators Jaquez Lewis
and Buckner introduced House Bill 21-1285 concerning funding for the creative
arts industries.
08:26:15 PM  
Ms. Linda Weise,
representing the Simple Gift Series and Colorado Springs Conservatory and
the Colorado Springs Community Cultural Collective, testified in support
of the bill.
08:33:09 PM  
Ms. Sheila Traister, representing SAG/AFTRA and the Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.
08:34:27 PM  
Ms. Khadija Haynes, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
08:36:37 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis distributed and explained Amendment L.008 (Attachment B).


08:42:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer No
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
08:42:27 PM  
The sponsors made
closing comments on the merits of the bill.
08:44:16 PM  
Committee members made comments on the merits of the bill.


08:45:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1285, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer No
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1296 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


08:45:55 PM  
Senator Hisey introduced House Bill 21-1296 concerning limited gaming.


08:49:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1296 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



HB21-1278 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


08:50:39 PM  
Senator Sonnenberg
introduced House Bill 21-1278, concerning permitting special districts
to hold meetings electronically.  He distributed and explained amendment
L.002 (Attachment C).


08:52:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:52:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1278, as amended, 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



HB21-1284 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


08:53:27 PM  
Senator Priola introduced House Bill 21-1284, concerning limits on solar energy installation fees.
08:54:14 PM  
Mike Kruger, representing the Colorado Solar and Storage Association, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.
09:06:23 PM  
The committee discussed the bill.


09:09:01 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1284 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer No
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


09:09:32 PM   The committee adjourned.






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