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S_LGH_2024A 04/30/2024 06:41:06 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 04/30/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Winter F. X
Gonzales *
Exum X
Time 06:41:06 PM to 08:28:43 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB24-1300 Postponed Indefinitely
SB24-112 Postponed Indefinitely
HB24-1313 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB24-1443 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB24-1308 Referred to Senate Appropriations

HB24-1300 - Postponed Indefinitely


06:41:31 PM  
Senator Marchman, prime sponsor, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1300. The bill allows a county to establish wildfire mitigation standard compliance programs for the sale of homes.
06:43:00 PM  
The bill sponsor requested that House Bill 24-1300 be postponed indefinitely.


06:44:17 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 24-1300 indefinitely.
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Excused
Exum Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB24-112 - Postponed Indefinitely


06:44:28 PM  
Senator Lundeen, prime sponsor, introduced and explained Senate Bill 24-112. The bill modifies requirements for HOAs to initiate a construction defect action and updates the Construction Defect Action Reform Act.
06:45:25 PM  
The bill sponsor
requested that Senate Bill 24-112 be postponed indefinitely.


06:46:05 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 24-112 indefinitely.
Moved Pelton B.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Excused
Exum Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1313 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


06:46:19 PM  
Senators Hansen and
Winter, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1313. The
bill requires that certain local governments plan and implement housing
density goals approved by the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) and creates
a grant program and other technical assistance to support these efforts.

06:47:08 PM  
The bill sponsors
introduced and explained amendment L.076 (Attachment A).


06:48:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.076 (Attachment A).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:48:04 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.077 (Attachment B).


06:50:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.077 (Attachment B).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:50:46 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.078 (Attachment C).


06:51:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.078 (Attachment C).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:51:57 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.079 (Attachment D).


06:53:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.079 (Attachment D).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:53:40 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.084 (Attachment E), amendment L.086 (Attachment F), amendment L.087 (Attachment G), and amendment L.091 (Attachment H).


06:57:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.084 (Attachment E).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:57:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.086 (Attachment F).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:57:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.087 (Attachment G).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:58:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.091 (Attachment H).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:58:09 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.088 (Attachment I).


06:59:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.088 (Attachment I).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:59:06 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.092 (Attachment J).


06:59:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.092 (Attachment J).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:59:59 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.093 (Attachment K).


07:00:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.093 (Attachment K).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:00:42 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.107 (Attachment L).


07:01:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.107 (Attachment L).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales Excused
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:01:51 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.
07:02:48 PM  
The committee recessed.
07:04:38 PM  
The committee reconvened.
07:05:22 PM  
The committee discussed the amendments to House Bill 24-1313.


07:10:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1313, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter F.
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



HB24-1443 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


07:11:05 PM  
Senators Ginal and Rich, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1443. The bill increases the statutory fees for the services provided by the public trustees of counties.
07:14:35 PM  
Holly Ryan, representing
the Colorado County Treasurer & Public Trustee Association, testified
in support of the bill. Irene Josey, representing the Colorado County Treasurer
& Public Trustee Association/Larimer County Treasurer & Public
Trustee, testified in support of the bill. Carrie Couey, representing Garfield
County Treasurer and Public Trustee, testified in support of the bill.
Paul Weissmann, representing themself, testified to amend the bill. Sheila
Reiner, representing the Colorado County Treasurers & Public Trustee
Association, testified in support of the bill.
07:23:03 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
07:53:23 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis introduced and explained amendment L.003 (Attachment M).
07:57:33 PM  
Megan McCall, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.


08:07:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment M).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Rich No
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales No
Exum No
YES: 2   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
08:07:05 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.


08:09:01 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1443 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Rich
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis No
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1308 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


08:09:11 PM  
The committee recessed.
08:13:11 PM  
The committee reconvened.
08:13:22 PM  
Senator Gonzales, prime sponsor, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1308. The bill creates new affordable housing rules and regulations for the Division of Housing in the Department of Local Affairs, and modifies rules for affordable housing funding for local governments. It increases state expenditures on an ongoing basis.
08:15:50 PM  
Alison George, representing the Colorado Division of Housing, DOLA, testified in support of the bill. Jonathan Cappelli, representing the Neighborhood Development Collaborative, testified in support of the bill. Karen Kallenberg, representing Habitat for Humanity of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:23:52 PM  
Written testimony
submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment N.
08:24:59 PM  
The committee recessed.
08:27:38 PM  
The committee reconvened.


08:28:23 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1308 to the Committee on Appropriations.
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


08:28:43 PM   The committee adjourned.






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