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S_LGH_2024A 03/21/2024 10:50:55 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 03/21/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Winter F. X
Gonzales X
Exum X
Time 10:50:55 AM to 01:55:53 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB24-106 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB24-1267 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB24-1100 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

SB24-106 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

10:51:10 AM  
Senators Zenzinger and Coleman, prime sponsors, introduced and explained amendment L.002 (Attachment A).


10:53:39 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A).
Moved Pelton B.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:53:41 AM  
The bill sponsors introduced and explained amendment L.020 (Attachment B).
10:54:47 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
10:56:31 AM  
The committee recessed.
10:57:57 AM  
The committee reconvened.
10:58:09 AM  
Jerry Payne, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.
10:59:08 AM  
The bill sponsors
responded to questions from the committee.


11:11:20 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020 (Attachment B).
Moved Pelton B.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis No
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. No
Gonzales No
Exum Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
11:11:22 AM  
The committee discussed
a possible amendment L.024.
11:12:55 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
11:32:53 AM  
Senator Winter introduced
and explained amendment L.036 (Attachment C).

11:47:10 AM  
Mr. Payne responded to questions from the committee.
11:56:23 AM  
The committee recessed.
11:58:01 AM  
The committee reconvened.
11:58:30 AM  
Senator Winter withdrew
amendment L.036.
11:59:08 AM  
The bill sponsors
introduced and explained amendment L.043 (Attachment D).
12:01:18 PM  
Mr. Payne responded
to questions from the committee.


12:03:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.043 (Attachment D).
Moved Pelton B.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:04:14 PM  
Senator Exum introduced
and explained amendment L.031 (Attachment E).


12:05:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.031 (Attachment E).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:05:33 PM  
Senator Exum introduced
and explained amendment L.033 (Attachment F). Committee discussion ensued.



12:22:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.033 (Attachment F).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:22:19 PM  
Senator Gonzales
introduced and explained amendment L.038 (Attachment G). Committee discussion
ensued.


12:46:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.038 (Attachment G).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Rich No
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Exum No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
12:46:31 PM  
Senator Winter introduced and explained amendment L.039 (Attachment H).


12:48:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.039 (Attachment H).
Moved Winter F.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Winter F.
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:49:06 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.
12:58:20 PM  
The committee made closing comments.


01:11:20 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-106, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pelton B.
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis No
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. No
Gonzales No
Exum Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1267 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:11:40 PM  
Senators Coleman and Hansen, prime sponsors, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1267. The bill creates requirements for covenant enforcement and design review services for metropolitan districts.
01:14:42 PM  
Elina Rodriguez, representing the Community Economic Defense Project, testified in support of the bill. Monica Villela, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Kevin Patterson, representing Redress, testified in support of the bill.
01:22:44 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
01:24:27 PM  
Trisha Harris, representing themself, was available to answer committee questions. MaryAnn McGeady, representing themself, was available to answer committee questions. Paula Williams, representing McGeady Becher P.C., was available to answer committee questions.
01:36:49 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments.


01:38:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1267 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. No
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1100 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:38:31 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis, prime sponsor, introduced and explained House Bill 24-1100. The bill requires certification standards for coroners in counties with populations greater than 150,000 that are elected on or after November 5, 2024.
01:42:01 PM  
Monica Broncucia-Jordan,
representing the Office of the Coroner, Adams & Broomfield Counties,
testified in support of the bill. Sherronda Appleberry, representing the
Office of the Coroner, Adams & Broomfield Counties, testified in support
of the bill. Dr. Dean Havlik, representing the Mesa County Coroner's Office,
testified in support of the bill. Brian Cotter, representing themself,
testified in support of the bill. Robert Glassmire, representing the Garfield
County Coroner's Office, testified to amend the bill.
01:54:45 PM  
Written testimony
submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment I.
01:54:50 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing comments.


01:55:43 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1100 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. Yes
Rich Yes
Winter F. Yes
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:55:53 PM   The committee adjourned.






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