Senator Kefalas, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1380, concerning property-related expense assistance grants for low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. He emphasized that the bill updates the rebate with inflation and ties it to the index rate going forward. He provided a history of the grant program and noted that these rebates are part of the long bill as a General Fund expenditure. Senator Kefalas emphasized that these rebates primarily serve low-income renters.
Senator Martinez Humenik, co-prime sponsor, discussed how the rebates assist seniors.