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h_sa_2018a_2018-03-21t13:34:41z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-015

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 21, 2018      
Location RM 271



SB18-015 - Committee Discussion Only/Lay Over


02:57:47 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:58:00 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:05:54 PM  
Representative Liston and Representative Williams, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-015. The bill creates an alternate process to remove an unauthorized person (occupant) from a residential property. The owner or his or her authorized agent must provide to law enforcement a declaration that provides certain information in order to request that law enforcement remove the trespassing occupant.
03:12:00 PM  
The bill sponsors presented a video to the committee.
03:18:59 PM  

Representative Williams and Representative Liston answered questions from the committee. Representative Liston provided a letter of support from Yegor Beljovkin to the committee [Attachment B].

03:50:41 PM  
Myrtis Johnson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee [Attachment C].
03:57:00 PM  
Shannon MacKenzie, Disability Law Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. She answered questions from the committee.
04:10:04 PM  
Ryan Parsell, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
04:19:22 PM  
Representative Williams responded to questions from the committee.
04:20:02 PM  
Carrie Thompson, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in opposition to the bill. She answered questions from the committee.
04:31:26 PM  
Terry Sanders, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:37:50 PM  

Alex Yoder, Pikes Peak Association of Realtors and Dorman Real Estate Management, testified in support of the bill.

04:41:32 PM  

Betsy Madsen, Pikes Peak Association of Realtors and Dorman Real Estate Management, testified in support of the bill.

04:44:53 PM  
Gavin Light, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:49:22 PM  
Darren Smith, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
04:54:25 PM  
Liz Peetz, Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.
04:57:55 PM  
Representative Foote discussed laying the bill over with the bill sponsors. Representative Liston and Representative Williams made remarks regarding the bill. Representative Foote laid the bill over for action only to a date to be determined.