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h_lg_2016a_2016-05-04t13:34:01z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/04/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1461



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1461 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:34 PM -- HB16-1461



Representative Pabon presented and summarized House Bill 16-1461 concerning tenancies one month to a year. Under current law, for a tenancy of between one and six months, either the tenant or landlord may terminate the tenancy within 7 days notice, and a landlord must provide 7 days notice of an increase in rent. The bill extends the notice to 28 days for both termination and rent increases for tenancies between one and six months.



Representative Pabon answered questions form the committee regarding the provisions under the bill.





01:42 PM



Representative Pabon continued to answer questions form the committee.



01:50 PM -- Claire Levy, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, spoke in favor of the bill. She distributed a handout on housing problems that demands notice (Attachment A) and a handout on state-by-state analysis of notice for rent increases (Attachment B).



16HouseLocal0504AttachA.pdf16HouseLocal0504AttachA.pdf 16HouseLocal0504AttachB.pdf16HouseLocal0504AttachB.pdf



Ms. Levy answered questions from the committee regarding current law regarding evictions. She also answered questions from the committee regarding written agreements for tenancies.



02:01 PM --
Jayla Sanchez-Warren, Denver Regional Council of Governments, spoke in support of the bill. She discussed issues related to affordable housing.



02:08 PM --
Ed Shackelford, Colorado Senior Law, spoke in favor of the bill.



Representative Pabon provided closing comments on the bill.



The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1461
TIME: 02:17:35 PM
MOVED: Arndt
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1461 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-4.
SECONDED: Rosenthal
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Klingenschmitt
No
Navarro
No
Ransom
No
Rosenthal
Yes
Saine
No
Singer
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Fields
Yes
YES: 7 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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