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S_LGH_2024A 05/02/2024 02:21:13 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 05/02/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Pelton B. *
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Winter F. *
Gonzales X
Exum X
Time 02:21:13 PM to 03:09:55 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB24-1237 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB24-1302 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB24-1315 Referred to Senate Appropriations

HB24-1237 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:21:27 PM  
Senators Marchman and Rich, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1237. The bill creates and provides funding for three programs in the Department of Local Affairs for the development of child care facilities.
02:25:44 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:27:17 PM  
Bonnie Rouse-Caputo,
representing the Colorado Department of Early Childhood, testified in support
of the bill. Nicole Riehl, representing Colorado Executives Partnering
to Invest in Children (EPIC), testified in support of the bill. Kelly Bowes,
representing Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill.

02:34:43 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
02:36:13 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.


02:38:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1237 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Rich
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



HB24-1302 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:38:56 PM  
Senator Hansen, prime sponsor, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1302. The bill requires local taxing entities to report information about their mill levies beginning with the 2024 property tax year.
02:41:04 PM  
Keith Erffmeyer, representing the Colorado Assessor's Association, testified in a neutral position on the bill. JoAnn Groff, representing the Department of Local Affairs, Division of Property Taxation, was available to answer committee questions.
02:44:45 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
02:46:32 PM  
The bill sponsor introduced and explained amendment L.002 (Attachment A).


02:47:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F. Excused
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:47:53 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing comments.


02:49:08 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1302, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
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



HB24-1315 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:49:32 PM  
Senator Cutter, prime sponsor, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1315. The bill commissions a study of remediation practices for residential property damaged in a fire.
02:52:21 PM  
Kelly Campbell, representing the Amercian Property Casualty Insurance Association, testified in support of the bill. Michael Conway, representing the Division of Insurance, testified in support of the bill. Jennifer Hart, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Christine Burg, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Rich Cimino, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
03:04:51 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
03:06:20 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing comments.
03:07:30 PM  
The committee made
closing comments.
03:08:36 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:09:03 PM  
The committee reconvened.


03:09:34 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1315 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


03:09:55 PM   The committee adjourned.






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