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S_LGH_2024A 02/29/2024 09:47:15 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 02/29/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Winter F. *
Gonzales X
Exum X
Time 09:47:15 AM to 12:08:35 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB24-097 Postponed Indefinitely
SB24-096 Postponed Indefinitely
SB24-092 Postponed Indefinitely

09:47:17 AM
The Chair made opening remarks.



SB24-097 - Postponed Indefinitely


09:47:44 AM  
Senator Simpson, prime sponsor, introduced and explained Senate Bill 24-097. The bill requires that any surplus revenue following the sale of a foreclosed mobile home by a county be returned to the property owner.
09:49:24 AM  
The bill sponsor
requested that Senate Bill 24-097 be postponed indefinitely.


09:51:47 AM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 24-097 indefinitely.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. Excused
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



09:51:50 AM
The committee recessed.



09:54:00 AM
The committee reconvened.



SB24-096 - Postponed Indefinitely


09:54:35 AM  
Senator Van Winkle, prime sponsor, introduced and explained Senate Bill 24-096. The bill prevents local governments from imposing restrictions on the use of fenced security alarm systems and battery-charged fences.
09:57:57 AM  
Heather Stauffer,
representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the
bill.
10:00:32 AM  
Ryan Johnson, representing
the Town of Frederick, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:03:17 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
10:07:42 AM  
Michael Pate, representing Amarok, testified in support of the bill.
10:11:48 AM  
Dr. Mark Kroll, representing Amarok, testified in support of the bill.
10:14:29 AM  
David Solly, representing Gallagher Security, testified in support of the bill.
10:16:34 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
10:26:42 AM  
The bill sponsor made closing comments.
10:28:27 AM  
The bill sponsor
requested that Senate Bill 24-096 be postponed indefinitely.

10:29:22 AM  
The committee made closing comments.


10:30:31 AM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 24-096 indefinitely.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
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



SB24-092 - Postponed Indefinitely


10:30:46 AM  
Senators Pelton B. and Ginal, prime sponsors, introduced and explained Senate Bill 24-092. The bill requires changes to local energy codes to be cost effective.
10:40:20 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
10:46:52 AM  
Christine Brinker,
representing the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in opposition
to the bill.
10:50:05 AM  
Alana Miller, representing the Natural Resources Defense Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:52:02 AM  
Paul Sherman, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:54:37 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
11:00:45 AM  
Brad Smith, representing
the City of Fort Collins, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:02:55 AM  
Ron Flax, representing Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:05:14 AM  
Susan Nedell, representing Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), testified in opposition to the bill.
11:07:58 AM  
Tricia Canonico,
representing the City of Fort Collins and Colorado Communities for Climate
Action, testified in opposition to the bill.

11:10:11 AM  
Rachel Hartman, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:12:09 AM  
Lucas Meier, representing EarthJustice, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:14:05 AM  
The panelists responded
to questions from the committee.
11:22:47 AM  
Heather Stauffer, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified to amend the bill.
11:24:51 AM  
Carly West, representing the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.
11:26:35 AM  
Ted Leighty, representing
the Colorado Association of Home Builders, testified in support of the
bill.
11:28:47 AM  
Cory Gaines, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
11:30:57 AM  
Cody Davis, representing Mesa County, testified in support of the bill.
11:33:10 AM  
The panelists responded
to questions from the committee.
11:45:18 AM  
Don Suppes, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.
11:47:49 AM  
Marilyn Stansbury,
representing Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM),
testified in support of the bill.
11:50:16 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
11:56:16 AM  
Written testimony submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment A.
11:56:39 AM  
The bill sponsor introduced and explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
11:57:33 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
11:59:11 AM  
The committee recessed.
11:59:32 AM  
The committee reconvened.


12:00:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Pelton B.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis No
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. No
Gonzales No
Exum No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
12:00:33 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.
12:04:09 PM  
The committee made closing comments.


12:07:55 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-092 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pelton B.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis No
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. No
Gonzales No
Exum No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


12:08:20 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 24-092 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Rich No
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:08:35 PM   The committee adjourned.






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