Ms. Esther van Mourik, Office of Legislative Legal Services, presented a proposed draft bill concerning the authority of the State Historical Society (History Colorado) to dispose of real property in Georgetown, Colorado. Committee members received copies of the draft bill (Attachment F). Ms. van Mourik discussed the effect of and need for the legislation. Ms. Christine Staberg, contract lobbyist for History Colorado, provided input on the need for a safety clause in the bill, and potential uses for the subject property by a buyer. Discussion ensued regarding the market value of the property, and potential use restrictions for the property. Discussion followed regarding the bid that has been received by History Colorado for the property. Discussion returned to the safety clause issue.