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h_lg_2018a_2018-02-14t13:32:09z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1126

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 14, 2018      
Location RM 271



HB18-1126 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:03:47 PM  
Representative Rosenthal presented House
Bill 18-1126 to the committee.  The Colorado Common Interest Ownership
Act creates a framework for the creation and operation of common interest
communities.  Common interest communities include condominiums, co-ops,
retirement communities, vacation timeshares, and other housing developments
comprised of individually owned units, in addition to shared facilities
and common areas such as playgrounds, parking lots, and swimming pools.
 In the case of condominiums and some neighborhoods with single-family
homes, the management and funding of the shared facilities and common areas
are facilitated through a homeowners' association.



       This bill invalidates any HOA covenant
that prohibits the keeping of certain types of dogs based solely on a breed,
weight, or size classification.  An HOA may regulate the number of
dogs per household, and may enforce covenants concerning dog or owner behavior,
including nuisance barking and waste disposal.
02:07:29 PM  
Representative Rosenthal answered committee members' questions.
02:23:10 PM  
Duane Gall, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered committee questions.
02:36:53 PM  
Christy Wooten, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:42:40 PM  
Aubyn Royall, representing the Humane Society of the United States, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:12 PM  
Janet Stephens, representing the Flatirons Kennel Club, testified against the bill.
02:54:03 PM  
Linda Hart, representing the Colorado Federation of Dog Clubs, testified in a neutral capacity.
03:03:46 PM  
Tara Bostick, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:05:27 PM  
Davyd Smith, representing No Kill Colorado,
testified in support of the bill.
03:07:32 PM  
Roland Halpern, representing Colorado Voters for Animals, testified in support of the bill.
03:10:38 PM  
Scott Pfund, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:19:29 PM  
Don Schneider, representing himself, testified against the bill.
03:23:04 PM  
Stan Hrincerich, representing the Colorado HOA Forum, testified against the bill.
03:28:20 PM  
Virginia Morrison Love, representing the Colorado Association of Home Builders, testified against the bill.
03:31:31 PM  
Suzanne Leff, representing Community Associations Institute, testified against the bill and presented a handout [Attachment C].
03:40:57 PM  
Lee Greenwood, representing Best Friends Animal Society, testified in support of the bill and presented a handout [Attachment D].
03:50:15 PM  
Representative Rosenthal distributed and explained Amendment L.001 [Attachment E].
03:55:55 PM  
Representative Rosenthal wrapped up his presentation to the committee.


03:55:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Rosenthal
Seconded Gray
Coleman
Gray
Lebsock
Liston
McKean
Ransom
Reyher
Rosenthal
Thurlow
Valdez
Wilson
Exum
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:00:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1126, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Rosenthal
Seconded Lebsock
Coleman Yes
Gray No
Lebsock Yes
Liston No
McKean No
Ransom Yes
Reyher Yes
Rosenthal Yes
Thurlow No
Valdez Yes
Wilson Yes
Exum Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS