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2C79389135F43F11872587E3007C6FB8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-063

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 8, 2022      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB22-063 - Lay Over


03:39:40 PM  
Senator Liston, bill
sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-063. The bill allows a property owner
to demand compensation for “fair market value” loss if a governmental
entity enacts a land use law that negatively affects the property owner’s
right to use, divide, sell, or possess said property. The bill establishes
various exemptions to the requirement. The bill also restricts governmental
entities from enacting land-use laws that limit land use applications or
building permits for residential development or construction projects over
any period.
03:42:54 PM  
Amendment L.002 was
distributed (Attachment C).
03:43:58 PM  
Senator Gonzales
proceeded with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony may be
found in Attachment D.
03:46:04 PM  
Rachael Hamby, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in opposition to the bill. Robert Sheesley, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill. Meghan Dollar, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill. The witnesses responded to committee questions.
03:58:09 PM  
Jennifer Boulton, representing Audubon and Trout Unlimited, testified in opposition to the bill. Beau Kiklis, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:10:36 PM  
Dmitrii Zavorotny, representing YIMBY Denver, testified to amend the bill. David Pardo, representing self, testified to amend the bill. Robert Greer, representing self, testified to amend the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:20:56 PM  
Steven Buckley, representing self, testified to amend the bill. Adam Estroff, representing Yes In My Backyard Denver, testified to amend the bill. Sandie Weathers, representing self, testified to amend the bill. Anna DeWitt, representing self, testified to amend the bill.
04:34:21 PM  
Christina Sandefur, representing Goldwater Institute, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Joshua Comden, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Emily Hamilton, representing Mercatus Center at George Mason University, testified in a neutral position on the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
05:05:29 PM  
The committee discussed an amendment.
05:05:55 PM  
The committee members commented on the bill.
05:12:06 PM  
The chair laid the bill over for action at a later date.






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