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S_LGH_2023A 04/18/2023 02:07:06 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 04/18/2023
Attendance
Gonzales X
Kirkmeyer X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Roberts *
Exum X
Jaquez Lewis X
Time 02:07:06 PM to 09:36:14 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Jaquez Lewis
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 23-Mortgage Loan Originators — Board Of Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 23-Real Estate Appraisers — Board Of Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 23-Housing Board — State Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
SB23-277 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
SB23-213 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

Conf 23-Mortgage Loan Originators — Board Of - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:07:46 PM  
Marcia Waters, Director of the Division of Real Estate, Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), introduced the Board of Mortgage Loan Originators. She introduced the board appointee, Aaron Salladay.
02:08:33 PM  
Aaron Salladay, appointee, introduced himself to the committee.


02:10:26 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Aaron Salladay to the Conf 23-Mortgage Loan Originators — Board Of to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Exum
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Roberts Excused
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 23-Real Estate Appraisers — Board Of - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:10:51 PM  
Marcia Waters, Director of the Division of Real Estate, DORA, introduced the Board of Real Estate Appraisers. She introduced the board appointee, Clinton Taylor.
02:11:19 PM  
Clinton Taylor, appointee, introduced himself to the committee.
02:13:01 PM  
Mr. Taylor responded
to questions from the committee.


02:16:11 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Clinton Taylor to the Conf 23-Real Estate Appraisers — Board Of to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Exum
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Roberts Excused
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 23-Housing Board — State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:16:36 PM  
Andrew Paredes, Director of Housing Finance and Sustainability, Department of Local Affairs, introduced the State Housing Board. He introduced the board appointees, Nancy Jackson and Monique Terpstra.
02:17:57 PM  
Nancy Jackson, appointee, introduced herself to the committee.
02:22:23 PM  
Monique Terpstra, appointee, introduced herself to the committee.


02:24:46 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Nancy Jackson, Monique Terpstra to the Conf 23-Housing Board — State to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Exum
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Roberts Excused
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB23-277 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

02:26:47 PM  
Senators Buckner and Van Winkle, prime sponsors, introduced and explained Senate Bill 23-277. The bill revises and extends grant programs in the Department of Public Safety, and extends the authority to spend any remaining funds from appropriations made in the current FY 2022-23.
02:34:54 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
02:36:12 PM  
Jim Mackay, representing the National Law Enforcement Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
02:39:20 PM  
Erin Crites, representing
the Colorado Department of Public Safety, was available to answer committee
questions.
02:39:45 PM  
Director Joe Thome,
representing The Division of Criminal Justice, Colorado Department of Public
Safety, testified in support of the bill.

02:42:56 PM  
Mollie Steinemann, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
02:43:41 PM  
Chief Matthew Packard, representing the Colorado State Patrol, Colorado Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill.
02:45:25 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
02:53:14 PM  
Erik Bourgerie, representing the Department of Law, testified in support of the bill.
02:57:06 PM  
Lieutenant Michael
Nesbitt, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:17 PM  
Jason Presley, representing
the Colorado State Fraternal Order of Police, testified in support of the
bill.
03:01:07 PM  
Katie First, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
03:02:09 PM  
Chief George Dingfelder, representing the Monte Vista Police Department, testified in support of the bill.
03:05:04 PM  
Jon Takayama, representing the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill.
03:06:55 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
03:13:24 PM  
Ignacio Correa-Ortiz, representing the American Institute of Architects, testified in support of the bill.
03:15:29 PM  
Amanda Terrell-Orr,
representing the City of Colorado Springs, testified in support of the
bill.
03:17:50 PM  
Jenny Fulton, representing the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill.
03:21:06 PM  
Written testimony
submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment B.
03:21:57 PM  
The committee made comments on Amendment L.001.


03:25:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Exum
Seconded
Gonzales No
Kirkmeyer Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Roberts Excused
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:26:07 PM  
The bill sponsors
made closing remarks.
03:26:49 PM  
The committee made closing remarks.


03:28:00 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-277, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Exum
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Roberts Excused
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



03:28:09 PM
The committee recessed.



06:29:11 PM
The committee reconvened.



SB23-213 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


06:29:30 PM  
Senator Moreno, prime sponsor, introduced and explained Senate Bill 23-213. The bill requires the Department of Local Affairs to adopt model codes to increase higher density housing options and to create methodologies for assessing and planning for residential housing needs. Local governments must adopt model codes or develop new local zoning and building codes meeting minimum standards.

The bill sponsor discussed the merits of the bill.

06:32:19 PM  
The bill sponsor introduced and explained Amendment L.009 (Attachment C).
06:34:13 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
06:44:35 PM  
Committee discussion continued.


06:48:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment C).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
06:48:33 PM  
The bill sponsor introduced and explained Amendment L.011 (Attachment D).
06:49:53 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.


06:51:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment D).
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
06:51:59 PM  
The bill sponsor introduced and explained Amendment L.012 (Attachment E).


06:53:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012 (Attachment E).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
06:53:29 PM  
The bill sponsor introduced and explained Amendment L.029 (Attachment F).
06:56:28 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.


06:58:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.029 (Attachment F).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
06:58:17 PM  
The committee made comments on the amendments.
07:00:54 PM  
Senator Gonzales
introduced and explained Amendment L.013 (Attachment G).
07:03:18 PM  
The committee discussed Amendment L.013.


07:07:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment G).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:07:25 PM  
Senator Gonzales
introduced and explained Amendment L.014 (Attachment H).


07:08:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 (Attachment H).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:08:24 PM  
Senator Gonzales introduced and explained Amendment L.015 (Attachment I).


07:12:31 PM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to strike page 2, lines 5 and 6, of Amendment L.015.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales
Kirkmeyer
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Roberts
Exum
Jaquez Lewis
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:13:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment I).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:13:43 PM  
Senator Gonzales introduced and explained Amendment L.033 (Attachment J).
07:16:19 PM  
The committee and
bill sponsor discussed Amendment L.033.


07:22:50 PM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to strike the word "TARGETED" on page 1, line 8, of Amendment L.033.
Moved Kirkmeyer
Seconded
Gonzales
Kirkmeyer
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Roberts
Exum
Jaquez Lewis
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:23:41 PM  
The committee continued to discuss the amendments.


07:24:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.033 (Attachment J).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:24:35 PM  
Senator Exum introduced and explained Amendment L.016 (Attachment K).


07:25:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016 (Attachment K).
Moved Exum
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:25:44 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis introduced and explained Amendment L.017 (Attachment L).
07:28:02 PM  
The committee and bill sponsor discussed Amendment L.017.


07:38:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.017 (Attachment L).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:38:42 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis introduced and explained Amendment L.027 (Attachment M).
07:39:28 PM  
The committee discussed Amendment L.027.


07:43:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.027 (Attachment M).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:43:33 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis introduced and explained Amendment L.028 (Attachment N).


07:44:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.028 (Attachment N).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:44:43 PM  
Senator Roberts introduced and explained Amendment L.018 (Attachment O).


07:45:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.018 (Attachment O).
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:46:05 PM  
Senator Gonzales introduced and explained Amendment L.020 (Attachment P).
07:47:48 PM  
The committee discussed Amendment L.020.


07:49:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020 (Attachment P).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:49:17 PM  
Senator Gonzales introduced and explained Amendment L.032 (Attachment Q).
07:51:52 PM  
The committee recessed.
07:56:56 PM  
The committee reconvened.
07:57:14 PM  
The committee discussed Amendment L.032.
08:07:52 PM  
Committee discussion continued.


08:11:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.032 (Attachment Q).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
08:11:58 PM  
The bill sponsor introduced and explained Amendment L.023 (Attachment R).
08:13:31 PM  
The committee discussed Amendment L.023.


08:14:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.023 (Attachment R).
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
08:15:00 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis introduced and explained Amendment L.024 (Attachment S).
08:16:23 PM  
The committee discussed Amendment L.024.


08:20:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.024 (Attachment S).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
08:21:01 PM  
Senator Roberts introduced
and explained Amendment L.035 (Attachment T).
08:22:41 PM  
The committee and
bill sponsor discussed Amendment L.035.
08:24:19 PM  
The committee recessed.
08:27:22 PM  
The committee reconvened.
08:27:35 PM  
Committee discussion continued.
08:27:58 PM  
Senator Roberts withdrew Amendment L.035.
08:28:17 PM  
Senator Roberts introduced and explained Amendment L.034 (Attachment U).
08:29:08 PM  
The committee discussed Amendment L.034.


08:30:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.034 (Attachment U).
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Gonzales
Kirkmeyer
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Roberts
Exum
Jaquez Lewis
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:30:50 PM  
Senator Kirkmeyer introduced and explained Amendment L.010 (Attachment V).
08:40:33 PM  
Senator Kirkmeyer
continued to explain Amendment L.010.

08:50:53 PM  
The committee and
bill sponsor discussed Amendment L.010.


08:55:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment V).
Moved Kirkmeyer
Seconded
Gonzales No
Kirkmeyer Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Roberts No
Exum No
Jaquez Lewis No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
08:55:14 PM  
Senator Byron Pelton introduced and explained Amendment L.026 (Attachment W).
08:57:14 PM  
The committee discussed Amendment L.026.


08:58:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.026 (Attachment W).
Moved Pelton B.
Seconded
Gonzales No
Kirkmeyer Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Roberts No
Exum No
Jaquez Lewis No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
08:58:24 PM  
The committee made closing remarks.
09:08:24 PM  
The committee continued
to make closing remarks.
09:18:00 PM  
The committee continued to make closing remarks.
09:28:29 PM  
The committee continued
to make closing remarks.
09:33:17 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.


09:35:53 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-213, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Exum
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


09:36:14 PM   The committee adjourned.






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