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S_LGH_2024A 01/30/2024 02:03:47 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 01/30/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Winter F. X
Gonzales X
Exum X
Time 02:03:47 PM to 03:32:30 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB24-002 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
SB24-021 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

02:03:48 PM
Senator Exum, Chair, made opening remarks.



SB24-002 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:04:26 PM  
Senator Roberts, prime sponsor, introduced and explained Senate Bill 24-002. The bill allows counties and municipalities to offer property tax credits and rebates to encourage improvements in areas of specific local concern.
02:08:22 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
02:12:30 PM  
Tamara Pogue, representing
Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
02:15:47 PM  
Erik Stone, representing
Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
02:18:38 PM  
Kristin Stephens,
representing Colorado Counties, Inc., & Counties and Commissioners
Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:23 PM  
Chris Richardson, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
02:24:44 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
02:32:13 PM  
Drea Modugno, representing the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.
02:34:23 PM  
Latisa Hegenbarth, representing the Early Childhood Education Association and Novastar Kids, testified in support of the bill.
02:36:57 PM  
Elsa Ryland, representing the Early Childhood Education Association and Fairview Montessori, testified in support of the bill.
02:40:04 PM  
Scott Bright, representing the Early Childhood Education Association and ABC Child Development Centers, testified in support of the bill.
02:43:12 PM  
Penny Gautier, representing the Early Childhood Education Association and Jacob Academy, testified in support of the bill.
02:46:07 PM  
Dreanna Hill, representing the Early Childhood Education Association and The Learning Experience, testified in support of the bill.
02:49:55 PM  
Heather Stauffer, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified to amend the bill.
02:52:06 PM  
The bill sponsor introduced and explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
02:52:38 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee on Amendment L.001.
02:54:35 PM  
Allison Killen, Office
of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee
on Amendment L.001.


02:58:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:58:36 PM  
Senator Winter introduced and explained Amendment L.004 (Attachment B).


03:01:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment B).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. No
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:01:33 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing comments.
03:03:27 PM  
The committee made closing comments.


03:08:09 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-002, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB24-021 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


03:09:39 PM  
Senators Rich and Exum, prime sponsors, introduced and explained Senate Bill 24-021. The bill expands current exemptions for small homeowner associations from compliance with certain provisions of the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act.
03:13:45 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment C) and Amendment L.002 (Attachment D).
03:16:10 PM  
Kim Jessup, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.
03:20:49 PM  
Andrew Mowery, representing Colorado HOA Homeowner Advocates, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:24:20 PM  
Mr. Mowery responded to questions from the committee.
03:27:40 PM  
The bill sponsors
further discussed Amendment L.001 and Amendment L.002.



03:28:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Rich
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:29:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D).
Moved Rich
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:29:54 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.


03:32:00 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-021, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Exum
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:32:30 PM   The committee adjourned.






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