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s_blt_2016a_2016-02-10t14:01:08z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/10/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-082



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


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02:01 PM -- SB 16-082



Senator Carroll introduced Senate Bill 16-082, concerning Homeowner Association (HOA) whistleblower protection. The bill prohibits an HOA, a unit owner, or a person acting on behalf of an HOA or unit owner from retaliating or discriminating against another unit owner who reports or files a complaint or cooperates with an investigation of a complaint about a violation of state law or HOA bylaws. The bill also allows a unit owner to bring a civil action alleging a violation of the law. Senator Carroll provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).



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02:06 PM --
Marianne Piech, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



02:11 PM --
Peter Wien, representing himself, spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:21 PM --
Lori Smith, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



02:29 PM --
John Reed, representing himself, spoke in support of the bill.



02:32 PM --
Constance Rohrer, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill.



02:36 PM --
Scott Peterson, Colorado Association of Realtors, spoke in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:47 PM --
Molly Foley-Healy, Community Associations Institute, spoke in opposition to the bill as currently drafted.





02:57 PM



Senator Carroll responded to comments from the committee. Senator Holbert indicated that the bill is being laid over for action at a later date.




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