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32C05473690DAA3A872585130070F7D5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1196

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 19, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1196 - Committee Discussion Only

01:33:56 PM  
Representatives Hooton and McCluskie, co-prime
sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1196, concerning updates to the laws
governing mobile home parks.  The bill defines new terms; clarifies
notification on terminating a tenancy; adds gender neutral language to
the law; clarifies management responsibilities for maintenance and repair
of the park; adds new information that managment must send to tenants regarding
water usage and billing; prohibits retaliation against tenants; adds provisions
regarding amending park rules; and requires management to respect tenant
privacy.
01:41:49 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:46:00 PM  
Debbie Wilson, representing Springman,
Braden, Wilson and Pontius, P.C., testified in opposition to the bill.
 Aimee Bove, representing Bove Law Offices, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Amy Moore, representing Impact Communities, testified
in opposition to the bill.  Jennifer Peters, representing RHP Communities,
testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Peters provided a handout
(Attachment A).
01:58:00 PM  
Jennifer Padilla, representing RHP Properties,
testified in opposition to the bill.  Tawny Peyton, representing the
Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms.
Peyton provided a handout (Attachment B).  Grady Hunt, representing
the Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
 Christian Hendrickson, representing the Rocky Mountain Home Association,
testified in opposition to the bill.
02:08:05 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:10:28 PM  
Nancy Kostro, representing Strive Communities Management, LLC, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:17:21 PM  
Jack Regenbogen, representing the Colorado
Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.  Deborah
Cantrell, representing the University of Colorado Law School, testified
in support of the bill.  Rachel Arndt, representing the Colorado Public
Health Association, testified in support of the bill.  Michael Peirce,
representing the Colorado Coalition for Manufactured Home Owners, testified
in support of the bill.
02:34:39 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:34:59 PM  
Michael Neil, representing the Colorado
Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
02:45:28 PM  
Renee Hummel, representing the Colorado
Coalition of Manufactured Home Owners, testified in support of the bill.
 Jesus Salazar, representing Orchard Grove Mobile Home Community,
testified in support of the bill.  Susan Gibson, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.  Miriam Quiroz, representing 9 to
5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:06 PM  
The witnesses responded to committee questions.
03:02:53 PM  
Steve O'Dorisio, representing Adams County,
testified in support of the bill.  Dave Dvorak, representing Together
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Meghan Dollar, representing
the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
03:11:43 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:13:19 PM  
Ed Schackelford, representing the Colorado
Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.  Karen Finch, representing
herself and Sans Souci Mobile Home Park, testified in support of the bill.

03:29:25 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself,
testified neutral to the bill.  Carl Castillo, representing the City
of Boulder, testified in support of the bill.
03:35:34 PM  
Representative Hooton distributed and talked
about Amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
03:38:07 PM  
The sponsors responded to committee questions.
03:38:23 PM  
Richard Sweetman, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered questions about the bill.
03:40:29 PM  
Maulid Miskell, representing the Department
of Local Affairs responded to questions from the committee.
03:46:09 PM  
Christina Postolowski, representing the
Department of Local Affairs, provided additional information on the bill.

03:53:41 PM  
The chair laid the bill over for action later in the meeting.






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