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S_LGH_2023A 03/23/2023 11:30:38 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 03/23/2023
Attendance
Gonzales X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Rich *
Roberts X
Exum X
Jaquez Lewis *
Time 11:30:38 AM to 12:51:36 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB23-183 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB23-1099 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB23-183 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:30:51 AM  
Senators Priola and Baisley, prime sponsors, introduced and explained Senate Bill 23-183. The bill allows local governments to provide communication services without voter approval.
11:34:06 AM  
Jeff Weist, representing the Colorado Cable Television Association, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
11:36:46 AM  
Jaclyn Terwey, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
11:38:22 AM  
Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
11:39:21 AM  
Ken Fellman, representing the Colorado Communications & Utility Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
11:41:40 AM  
Brandy Reitter, representing OIT & the Colorado Broadband Office, testified in support of the bill.
11:45:35 AM  
Dianne Criswell, representing the Special District Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:45:52 AM  
Elizabeth Steele, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.
11:50:09 AM  
The bill sponsors
introduced and explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).


11:51:11 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Gonzales
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich Excused
Roberts
Exum
Jaquez Lewis Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:51:37 AM  
The bill sponsors
made closing comments.
11:52:14 AM  
The committee made closing comments.


11:53:13 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-183, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Excused
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB23-1099 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:54:23 AM  
Senators Fields and Exum, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 23-1099. The bill prohibits a landlord from charging a rental application fee if a prospective tenant supplies a portable tenant screening report.
12:01:14 PM  
Andrew Hamrick, representing the Colorado Apartment Association, testified to amend the bill.
12:04:39 PM  
Elmo Morales, representing the Colorado Landlord Legislative Coalition, testified to amend the bill.
12:08:11 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
12:14:36 PM  
Kinsey Hasstedt, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified in support of the bill.
12:17:27 PM  
Erin Steffen, representing the Colorado Poverty Law Project, testified in support of the bill.
12:20:24 PM  
Sam Moser, representing the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.
12:23:18 PM  
Naomi Amaha, representing The Denver Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
12:26:05 PM  
Kayla Frawley, representing ProgressNow Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
12:28:37 PM  
Trina Griego, representing the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
12:30:52 PM  
Cesiah Guadarrama Trejo, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
12:33:42 PM  
Corletta Hithon,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:37:35 PM  
Sophie Shea, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.
12:40:43 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
12:45:00 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.


12:51:28 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1099 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Rich No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:51:36 PM   The committee adjourned.






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