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13B35CF18FB950B2872586E10075ADFC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-242

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date May 26, 2021      
Location LSB A



SB21-242 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:25:24 PM  
Representatives Gonzales-Gutierrez
and Woodrow, co-prime sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 21-242 concerning
the expansion of the allowable uses of the Housing Development Grant Fund.
 Allowable uses according to the bill include rental assistance; tenancy
support; and loans for the purchase of underutilized hotels, motels, and
properties.  In addition, the bill expands those eligible for assistance.
 The bill requires the Division of Housing within the Department of
Local Affairs to report on the program.

03:28:22 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from committee members.
03:29:27 PM  
Meghan MacKillop, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. Bruce Eisenhauer, representing the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill. Cathy Alderman, representing Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.
03:31:33 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from committee members.
03:48:59 PM  
Representative Woodrow explained Amendment L.006 (Attachment A).


03:50:36 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment L.006 (Attachment A).
Moved Gray
Seconded Valdez D.
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin No
Froelich Yes
Hooton Excused
Pico No
Rich No
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Gray Yes
Exum Yes
YES: 6   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:50:59 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
03:52:11 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks.


03:53:34 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-242, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Boesenecker
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin No
Froelich Yes
Hooton Excused
Pico No
Rich No
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Gray Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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