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S_LGH_2024A 04/02/2024 03:47:05 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 04/02/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis *
Pelton B. *
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Winter F. *
Gonzales X
Exum X
Time 03:47:05 PM to 08:05:47 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB24-1057 Lay Over
SB24-174 Lay Over

HB24-1057 - Lay Over


03:47:16 PM  
Senators Gonzales and Hinrichsen, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1057. The bill prohibits landlords from using algorithmic devices to determine rental prices.
04:00:07 PM  
Drea Modugno, representing Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified in opposition to the bill. Andrew Hamrick, representing Colorado Apartment Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Mike Semko, representing RealPage, testified in opposition to the bill. Tawny Peyton, representing Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:11:40 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
04:33:37 PM  
Sophie Shea, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill. David Seligman, representing Towards Justice, testified in support of the bill. Lee Hepner, representing the American Economic Liberties Project, testified in support of the bill.
04:43:39 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
04:55:58 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.
04:58:36 PM  
The bill was laid
over for action only on April 9, 2024.



SB24-174 - Lay Over


04:59:07 PM  
Senators Kirkmeyer
and Zenzinger, prime sponsors, introduced and explained Senate Bill 24-174.
The bill requires that the state and local governments conduct comprehensive
housing need assessments and master planning to increase the availability
of residential housing. The bill sponsors distributed a preamended version
of the bill (Attachment A).
05:30:16 PM  
The bill sponsors
continued to explain Senate Bill 24-174.

06:02:06 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
06:32:33 PM  
Drea Modugno, representing the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill. Robert Sheesley, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. Beverly Stables, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. Elyse Howard, representing Habitat for Humanity of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:40:46 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
06:43:38 PM  
Matt Frommer, representing the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in opposition to the bill. John Magnino, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Vincent McKibben, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Molly McKinley, representing the Denver Streets Partnership, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:53:47 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
07:01:35 PM  
Nikita Valdez, representing Centennial State Prosperity, testified to amend the bill. Zach Martinez, representing Gary Advocacy, testified to amend the bill. Shaida Libhart, representing the Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association, testified to amend the bill. Kate Conley, representing Yes In My Back Yard (YIMBY) Fort Collins, testified to amend the bill. Anita Seitz, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified to amend the bill.
07:12:57 PM  
Elizabeth Kay Marchetti, representing Vibrant Littleton, testified to amend the bill. Cathy Alderman, representing the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified to amend the bill. Kinsey Hasstedt, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified to amend the bill. Melissa Mejia, representing the Community Economic Defense Project, testified to amend the bill. Angelique Espinoza, representing Good Business Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
07:25:23 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
07:29:00 PM  
Dr. Katherine Goff, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action; Councilmember with the City of Northglenn, testified to amend the bill. Claire Levy, representing Boulder County, testified to amend the bill. Tamara Pogue, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT), testified to amend the bill. Marsha Porter-Norton, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified to amend the bill. Kevin Grantham, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified to amend the bill. Brian Rossbert, representing Housing Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
07:45:12 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
07:47:05 PM  
John McConnell, representing the City of Westminster, testified in support of the bill.
07:49:25 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.
08:03:33 PM  
The bill was laid over for action only on April 9, 2024.


08:05:47 PM   The committee adjourned.






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