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H_TLG_2020A 02/19/2020 01:33:26 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 02/19/2020
Attendance
Carver X
Catlin X
Froelich X
Hooton X
Humphrey X
Melton X
Valdez A. X
Valdez D. X
Wilson X
Exum X
Gray X
Time 01:33:26 PM to 06:34:49 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Gray
This Report was prepared by April Bernard
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1201 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1196 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1138 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1196 - Committee Discussion Only

01:33:56 PM  
Representatives Hooton and McCluskie, co-prime
sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1196, concerning updates to the laws
governing mobile home parks.  The bill defines new terms; clarifies
notification on terminating a tenancy; adds gender neutral language to
the law; clarifies management responsibilities for maintenance and repair
of the park; adds new information that managment must send to tenants regarding
water usage and billing; prohibits retaliation against tenants; adds provisions
regarding amending park rules; and requires management to respect tenant
privacy.
01:41:49 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:46:00 PM  
Debbie Wilson, representing Springman,
Braden, Wilson and Pontius, P.C., testified in opposition to the bill.
 Aimee Bove, representing Bove Law Offices, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Amy Moore, representing Impact Communities, testified
in opposition to the bill.  Jennifer Peters, representing RHP Communities,
testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Peters provided a handout
(Attachment A).
01:58:00 PM  
Jennifer Padilla, representing RHP Properties,
testified in opposition to the bill.  Tawny Peyton, representing the
Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms.
Peyton provided a handout (Attachment B).  Grady Hunt, representing
the Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
 Christian Hendrickson, representing the Rocky Mountain Home Association,
testified in opposition to the bill.
02:08:05 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:10:28 PM  
Nancy Kostro, representing Strive Communities Management, LLC, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:17:21 PM  
Jack Regenbogen, representing the Colorado
Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.  Deborah
Cantrell, representing the University of Colorado Law School, testified
in support of the bill.  Rachel Arndt, representing the Colorado Public
Health Association, testified in support of the bill.  Michael Peirce,
representing the Colorado Coalition for Manufactured Home Owners, testified
in support of the bill.
02:34:39 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:34:59 PM  
Michael Neil, representing the Colorado
Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
02:45:28 PM  
Renee Hummel, representing the Colorado
Coalition of Manufactured Home Owners, testified in support of the bill.
 Jesus Salazar, representing Orchard Grove Mobile Home Community,
testified in support of the bill.  Susan Gibson, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.  Miriam Quiroz, representing 9 to
5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:06 PM  
The witnesses responded to committee questions.
03:02:53 PM  
Steve O'Dorisio, representing Adams County,
testified in support of the bill.  Dave Dvorak, representing Together
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Meghan Dollar, representing
the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
03:11:43 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:13:19 PM  
Ed Schackelford, representing the Colorado
Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.  Karen Finch, representing
herself and Sans Souci Mobile Home Park, testified in support of the bill.

03:29:25 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself,
testified neutral to the bill.  Carl Castillo, representing the City
of Boulder, testified in support of the bill.
03:35:34 PM  
Representative Hooton distributed and talked
about Amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
03:38:07 PM  
The sponsors responded to committee questions.
03:38:23 PM  
Richard Sweetman, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered questions about the bill.
03:40:29 PM  
Maulid Miskell, representing the Department
of Local Affairs responded to questions from the committee.
03:46:09 PM  
Christina Postolowski, representing the
Department of Local Affairs, provided additional information on the bill.

03:53:41 PM  
The chair laid the bill over for action later in the meeting.



HB20-1201 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:54:30 PM  
Representatives Hooton and Gonzales-Gutierrez,
co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1201, concerning providing
home owners in a mobile home park the opportunity to purchase the park
under specified circumstances.  The bill requires landlords of mobile
home parks to notify home owners in the park and government officials about
a pending sale of a park.  Home owners have 90 days to purchase the
park through an association representing at least 51 percent of home owners.
 Provisions about notice do not apply if the sale is to a family member
or due to inheritance or eminent domain.
03:58:39 PM  
The bill sponsors answered questions from the committee.
03:58:55 PM  
Tawny Peyton, representing the Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Christian Hendrickson, representing the Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:05:26 PM  
Daphne Gervais, representing Colorado Counties,
Inc. (CCI), testified in support of the bill.  Crystal Murillo, representing
the City of Aurora, testified in support of the bill.  Mary Duvall,
representing Resident Owned Communities (ROC), testified in support of
the bill.  Steve O'Dorisio, representing CCI, testified in support
of the bill.
04:22:59 PM  
Deborah Cantrell, representing the University
of Colorado Law school, testified in support of the bill.  McKenzie
Bran, representing the University of Colorado Law school, testified in
support of the bill.  Luz Galicia, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.  Michael Peirce, representing the Colorado
Coalition of Manufactured Home Owners, testified in support of the bill.

04:36:09 PM  
Carl Castillo, representing the City of
Boulder, testified in support of the bill.  Andy Kadlec, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill.  Esther Sullivan, representing
the University of Colorado Denver, testified in support of the bill. Andrea
Chiriboga, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:50:03 PM  
Representative Hooton distributed and explained
Amendment L.004 (Attachment D).


04:52:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D).
Moved Hooton
Seconded Valdez A.
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Humphrey
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:52:53 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
04:55:15 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.


05:07:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1201, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Valdez A.
Carver No
Catlin No
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Wilson No
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1196 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations




05:09:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Hooton
Seconded Exum
Carver No
Catlin No
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Wilson No
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:10:25 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
05:12:14 PM  
The committee made closing remarks.


05:13:53 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1196, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Valdez A.
Carver No
Catlin No
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Wilson No
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1138 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

05:14:02 PM  
Representatives Coleman and Larson, co-prime
sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1138, concerning supplementing the centralized
inventory of state-owned real property maintained by the Office of the
State Architect to include all publicly owned real property.  By December
31, 2020, the bill requires each state agency, state higher education institution,
and state political subdivision to submit a list of real property owned
or being cared for by the state, institution, or political subdivision.
 The bill requires yearly updates, as well as notification if real
property is sold.  The State Architect must create a database including
this information by July 1, 2021.
05:18:40 PM  
The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
05:32:48 PM  
Heather Stauffer, representing the Colorado
Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:40:23 PM  
Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties,
Inc., testified in opposition to the bill.
05:44:32 PM  
Michael Valdez, representing the Special District Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:47:02 PM  
Luke Palmisano, representing the City of Aurora, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:49:19 PM  
Bridget Garcia, representing the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in support of the bill.
05:53:04 PM  
Mark Turner, representing the Colorado
Nonprofit Association, testified in support of the bill.
05:55:30 PM  
Patrick Donavan, representing RootED, testified
in support of the bill.
05:59:14 PM  
Nicole Riehl, representing Executives Partnering
to Invest in Children (EPIC), testified in support of the bill.  Ms.
Riehl provided a handout (Attachment E).
06:01:06 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
06:04:06 PM  
Cheri Gerou, representing the Department
of Personnel, answered questions from the committee.

06:17:36 PM  
Katie Sullivan, representing Denver Cooperative Preschool, testified in support of the bill.
06:17:56 PM  
Kathleen Flynn, representing AARP, testified in support of the bill.
06:17:57 PM  
The bill sponsors distributed and explained Amendments L.001,
L.002, and L.003 (Attachments F, G, H).  The bill sponsors provided
additional materials (Attachments I and J).


06:23:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F).
Moved Exum
Seconded Valdez A.
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Humphrey
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:24:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment G).
Moved Melton
Seconded Hooton
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Humphrey
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:25:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment H).
Moved Melton
Seconded Hooton
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Humphrey
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:25:59 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
06:26:23 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
06:28:29 PM  
The committee came back to order.
06:32:35 PM  
The committee made closing remarks.


06:34:40 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1138, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Melton
Seconded Valdez D.
Carver No
Catlin No
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. No
Wilson No
Exum Yes
Gray No
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:34:49 PM   The committee adjourned.