Senator Rodriguez, sponsor, explained Senate Bill 20-138, concerning increased consumer protection for homeowners seeking relief for construction defects.
Wendy Davenson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She explained that six years, the current statute of repose, is not enough time for construction defects to manifest themselves.
Roxie Seely, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She discussed construction defects encountered with a new build and the short filing time.
Shane Fleener, representing himself as a legal advocate, spoke in favor of the bill. He discussed statutes of repose in other states, equitable tolling, and developers taking advantage of the short time period in Colorado. He answered questions about the impact of the bill on the housing market.