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7C5AA79552224BDC8725850C00007C3C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-109

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Feb 11, 2020      
Location Old State Library



SB20-109 - Postponed Indefinitely

05:05:46 PM  
The committee recessed.
05:12:44 PM  
The committee reconvened.
05:12:51 PM  
Senator Gardner, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 20-109 and described the bill. The bill reclassifies short-term rental properties as commercial, for the purposes of property taxes. The committee received three handouts (Attachments E, F, and G).
05:17:18 PM  

Senator Gardner distributed and described three amendments, L.001, L.002, and L.003 (Attachments H, I, and J).

05:22:16 PM  
Senator Gardner responded to questions from the committee.
05:29:31 PM  
Marita Lee Fiddler Sherman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:34:40 PM  
Commissioner John Messner, Gunnison County, testified in support of the bill.
05:37:27 PM  

Frank Celico, Summit County Assessor, testified on the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment K).  Mr. Celico responded to questions from the committee.

05:44:41 PM  
Commissioner Richard Cimino, Grand County, testified against the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment L).
05:48:48 PM  

Commissioner Messner, Mr. Celico, and Commissioner Cimino responded to questions from the bill sponsor.

05:54:41 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
06:06:11 PM  
Janet Kinder, representing herself, testified
against the bill.  Ms. Kinder responded to a question from the committee.
06:12:58 PM  
Bob Fixter, representing himself, testified against the bill.
06:15:46 PM  
Ms. Kinder made further comments.
06:16:28 PM  
Liz Peetz, Colorado Association of Realtors, testified against the bill. Ms. Peetz responded to questions from the bill sponsor.
06:24:01 PM  
Senator Gardner made closing comments.
06:28:01 PM  
Senator Todd moved the bill to the Appropriations Committee.
 At the sponsors request,  Senator Lundeen made a substitute
motion to postpone indefinitely Senate Bill 20-109.


06:28:09 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-109 indefinitely.
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Excused
Todd Yes
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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