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S_LGH_2024A 02/20/2024 02:03:27 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 02/20/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Winter F. X
Gonzales *
Exum X
Time 02:03:27 PM to 03:25:35 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB24-1091 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB24-1016 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

HB24-1091 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:03:53 PM  
Senators Cutter and Jaquez Lewis, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1091. The bill prohibits community covenants, or any legal instrument affecting the sale or transfer of real property, from restricting the use of fire-hardened building materials in residential property.
02:11:03 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:16:51 PM  
Jennah Kitchell, representing The Division of Fire Prevention and Control, testified in support of the bill.
02:18:29 PM  
Nikolaus Remus, representing
the Colorado chapter of the American Institute of Architects, testified
in support of the bill.
02:20:15 PM  
Dan Jablan, representing the Rocky Mountain Insurance Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:34 PM  
Edward Schoenheit, representing Stetson Hills Master HOA, testified to amend the bill.
02:24:08 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
02:28:07 PM  
Brett Lacey, representing Colorado State Fire Chiefs, testified in support of the bill.
02:31:09 PM  
Trisha Cheek, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
02:34:14 PM  
Chad Cheek, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
02:36:55 PM  
Allison James, representing
the Colorado Municipal League and Town of Superior, testified in support
of the bill.
02:38:52 PM  
Dr. Anne Cope, representing the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, testified in support of the bill.
02:42:06 PM  
Chief Scott Richardson,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:21 PM  
Written testimony submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment A.
02:44:33 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.


02:46:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1091 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. No
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1016 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:46:34 PM  
Senators Kolker and Van Winkle, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1016. The bill defines “emergency communications specialist” and clarifies authorized uses of the emergency telephone charge, the 911 surcharge, and the prepaid wireless 911 charge.
02:49:19 PM  
Claire Moody, representing the Boulder County Sheriff's Office Communications Center, testified in support of the bill.
02:53:17 PM  
Tyler March, representing South Metro Fire Rescue, testified in support of the bill.
02:55:06 PM  
Sara Shover, representing South Metro Fire Rescue, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:44 PM  
Michael Brewer, representing the Jefferson County Communications Center Authority, testified in support of the bill.
03:04:01 PM  
Bruce Evans, representing the Colorado State Fire Chiefs, testified in support of the bill.
03:07:21 PM  
Major Darce Weil, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill.
03:08:53 PM  
Connie Johnson, representing the Colorado 911 Resource Center, testified in support of the bill.
03:10:09 PM  
Chief David Hayes, representing the Colorado Association of the Chiefs of Police, testified in support of the bill.
03:13:26 PM  
Tina Buneta, representing Aurora911, City of Aurora, testified in support of the bill.
03:17:35 PM  
Jeremy Schupbach, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
03:18:31 PM  
Andrew Dameron, representing Denver 911, testified in support of the bill.
03:21:09 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.
03:22:44 PM  
The committee made closing comments.
03:23:51 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:24:01 PM  
The committee reconvened.


03:25:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1016 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


03:25:35 PM   The committee adjourned.






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