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C98680F3EE03998487258A6A0065B123 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB23B-001

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Nov 17, 2023      
Location SCR 357



SB23B-001 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

11:34:18 AM  
President Fenberg and Senator Hansen introduced Senate Bill 23B-001. The bill makes reductions in valuations for residential property in tax year 2023 only, establishes a new local government property tax reimbursement mechanism, and adjusts property tax related dates and deadlines.
11:46:03 AM  
Committee discussion with the sponsors ensued.
11:46:17 AM  
Alyson Williams,
representing the Health District of Northern Larimer County, testified
to amend the bill.  Mr. Dennis Elberg, representing the Colorado Association
of Professional Firefigthers, testified for the bill.  Mr. Scott Wasserman,
representing the Bell Policy Center, testified for the bill.  
12:00:36 PM  
Mr. Devin Camacho,
representing the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC, testified in a neutral
position on the bill. Chief Bob Olme, representing the Colorado State Fire
Chiefs, testified to amend the bill.  Dillon Miskimins, representing
the South Metro Fire Rescue, testified in support of the bill. Meghan Raynes,
representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of
the bill. Committee disscussion ensued with the witnesses.

12:10:51 PM  
Richard Orf, representing
the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in a neutral
position. Chief Brad White, representing the Colorado State Fire Chiefs,
testified to amend the bill.  Ann Terry, representing the Special
District Association, testified to amend the bill.  Heather Stauffer,
representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified to amend the bill.
12:12:33 PM  
Rick Garcia, representing
the Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill. Commissioner
George Marlin, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together
(CCAT), testified in a neutral position on the bill. Scott Weaver, representing
Yuma County, testified to amend the bill. Kristin Stephens, representing
Larimer County, testified to amend the bill.  Committee discussion
ensued with the witnesses.
12:25:33 PM  
Commisioner Dick
Elsner, representing Park County, testified to amend the bill. Commisioner
Tamara Pogue, representing Summit County, testified to amend the bill.
Commissioner Lynn Padgett, representing Ouray County, testified to amend
the bill. Commissioner Liz Smith, representing Gunnison County, testifed
to amend the bill. Commissoner Felix Lopez, representing Las Animas County,
testified to amend the bill.  

12:45:42 PM  
Mr. Christopher Howes, representing the EMS Association, testified to amend the bill.


01:02:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A)
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen
Michaelson Jenet
Simpson
Smallwood
Van Winkle
Kolker
Mullica
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:02:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B)
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen
Michaelson Jenet
Simpson
Smallwood
Van Winkle
Kolker
Mullica
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:03:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C)
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen
Michaelson Jenet
Simpson
Smallwood
Van Winkle
Kolker
Mullica
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:03:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment D)
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen
Michaelson Jenet
Simpson
Smallwood
Van Winkle
Kolker
Mullica
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:04:28 PM  
President Fenberg and Sen. Hansen gave some closing remarks.


01:19:36 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23B-001, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Simpson No
Smallwood No
Van Winkle No
Kolker Yes
Mullica Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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