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9808EDC63BC47CAB872586D4008333DC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-173

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date May 13, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



SB21-173 - Lay Over


05:53:06 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
05:53:24 PM  
The committee reconvened.
06:06:17 PM  
Representatives Gonzales-Gutierrez and Caraveo introduced Senate Bill 21-173, Rights in Residential Lease Agreements.
06:20:06 PM  
Javier Mabrey, representing
the COVID-19 Eviction Devense Project (CEDP), testified in support of the
bill.
06:22:45 PM  
Cesiah Guadarrama Trejo, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:24:38 PM  
Haven Rohnert, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
06:26:38 PM  
Mr. Mabrey responded to questions from the committee.
06:32:47 PM  
Andrew Hamrick, representing the Colorado Apartment Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:36:21 PM  
Tawny Peyton, representing the Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:38:46 PM  
Sunny Banka, representing the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified on the bill from an amend position.
06:41:31 PM  
Ms. Banka and Mr. Hamrick responded to questions from the committee.
06:57:38 PM  
Troy Valentine, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
07:00:18 PM  
Kimberly Giles, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:03:44 PM  
Annemarie Sunde,
representing the Colorado Landlord Legislative Coalition (CLLC), testified
in opposition to the bill.


Mr. Steve Smith,
representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.  


Ms. Deborah Wilson,
representing the Apartment Association of Metro Denver, testified in opposition
to the bill.


The witnesses
responded to questions from the committee.
07:35:34 PM  
Tranisha Brigman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Jennie Rodgers, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
John Anderson, representing Trinity Presbyterian Church, testified in support of the bill.

Reverend Anderson responded to questions from the committee.

07:45:40 PM  
David Cox, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Honor Buckley, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Scott Kirkwood, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
07:55:33 PM  
Jason Legg, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
Elizabeth Williamsberg, representing Elizabeth Williamsberg Photography and Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
Bobby Salandy, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
John Ronquillo, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Legg and Dr. Ronquillo responded to questions from the committee.

08:19:27 PM  
Peter Muccio, representing
CLLC, testified in opposition to the bill.

Rocky Sundling, representing the National Apartment Association, testified
in opposition to the bill.



Mr. Muccio and Mr. Sundling responded to questions from the committee.
08:43:52 PM  
Beatriz Gonzalez, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Thomas Snyder, representing the Colorado Poverty Law Project, testified in support of the bill.
Latricia Ferris, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Gonzalez responded to questions from the committee.

08:58:23 PM  
John Pavelich, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Yesenia Mora-Plata, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Ms. Mora-Plata and Mr. Pavelich responded to questions from the committee.

09:15:24 PM  
Jill Armstrong, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Councilmember Sharon Tessier, representing Colorado Counties Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill.
Mary Coddington, representing the Neighborhood Development Collaborative, testified in support of the bill.
09:24:12 PM  
Marc McDonald, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Danielle Rogers, representing CLLC, testified in opposition to the bill.
Dena Watson, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
09:32:21 PM  
Carlos Valdez, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill with the assistance of a translator.

Montana Sudul, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Andrea Fuller, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Councilmember Michal Rosenoer, representing herself, testified in support
of the bill.
09:46:15 PM  
Gary McMurtrey, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Judian Wyatt, representing Copper Key Village, testified in opposition to the bill.
Christian Hendrickson, representing the Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
09:55:09 PM  
Paris Pedraza, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Paula Arroyo, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
10:01:08 PM  
Alex Yoder, representing Dorman Real Estate Management, testified in opposition to the bill.
Robert Alldredge, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Francios Rabb, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Mr. Rabb responded to questions from the committee.

10:10:44 PM  
Tricia Herrera, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Dr. Kathleen Van Voorhis, representing the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
Charles Hubbard, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Rabbi Rachel Kobrin, representing Together Colorado Clergy Caucus, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Van Voorhis responded to questions from the committee.

10:25:01 PM  
Noah Pillsbury, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Matthew Pacheco, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Angie Schmitz, representing the Colorado Bar Association, testified on the bill from an amend position.
David Sullivan, representing himself, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
10:36:33 PM  
Catherine Azar, representing
the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Megan Gaydos, representing Human Impact Partners, testified in support
of the bill.
10:43:05 PM  
Hazel Gibson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Liam Reynolds, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Carey DeGenaro, representing CED Law, testified in support of the bill.
10:51:28 PM  
Said Ben Hamid, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Kellie Martindale, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Sarah Barnes, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
Reverend Claudia Aguilar, representing Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:01:11 PM  
Angelique Espinoza, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
Nichelle Watson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Marilyn Winokur, representing Coloradans for the Common Good, testified in support of the bill.
11:10:30 PM  
Mariolivia Jimenez,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Kinsey Hasstedt, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified
in support of the bill.

Burton Nadler, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.
11:18:18 PM  
Nancy Rivas Patlan,
representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Marianny De Leon, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Annemarie Parsons, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Amanda-Lynn Hill, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



Ms. Parsons responded to questions from the committee.
11:34:39 PM  
Steven Brown, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Zack Burley, representing Arapahoe Young Democrats, testified in support of the bill.
11:41:14 PM  
Aubrey Hasvold, representing
the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.

Zach Neumann, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Jack Regenbogen, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified
in support of the bill.



Mr. Regenbogen responded to questions from the committee.
11:52:03 PM  
Additional written
testimony that was provided to the committee for consideration is provided
as Attachment H.
11:52:13 PM  
The bill was laid
over for action only at a later date.






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