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E13124D5941F4445872587EB007CB5D4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-086

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Feb 16, 2022      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB22-086 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

03:42:14 PM  
Sen. Winter introduced
Senate Bill 22-086.  The bill increases the value of certain property
that is exempt from seizure to satisfy debt.  Sen. Winter distributed
some handouts to the committee (Attachment C).  Witness testimony
submitted to the committee may be found in Attachment D. Sen. Winter discussed
several amendments to the bill and answered some committee questions.
03:45:57 PM  
Ms. Deborah Wilson, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. James Wolf, representing Stokes & Wolf, P.C., testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Sandra Gale, representing Stokes & Wolf, P.C., testified in opposition to the bill.
03:57:00 PM  
Mr. Nicholas Prola,
representing the Associated Collection Agencies, testified to amend the
bill. Ms. Katherine  O'Brien, representing United Holding Group, LLC,
testified to amend the bill. Mr. Andrew Hamrick, representing the Colorado
Apartment Association, testified to amend the bill.

04:04:56 PM  
Ms. Sonia Gibson,
representing Encore Capital Group, testified in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Rob Jump, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Andrew Toft, representing the Colorado Bar Association, testified
to amend the bill.
04:09:45 PM  
Ms. Alison Morgan,
representing the Colorado Bankers Association, testified to amend the bill.
Mr. Randy Ship, representing himself, testified to amend the bill.  Ms.
Brandi Rozales, representing herself, testified to amend the bill.
04:25:42 PM  
Ms. Makyla Moody,
representing the Colorado Creditors Bar Association & Associated Collections
Agencies of Colorado, Wyoming & New Mexico, testified to amend the
bill.  Mr. Joseph Murr, representing Murr Siler & Accomazzo, P.C.,
testified to amend the bill.
04:26:25 PM  
Mr. Andrew Mowery, representing himself, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Robertson Cohen, representing the Colorado Coalition for Exemption Education, testified to amend the bill.
04:33:21 PM  
Ms. Karen Cody-Hopkins,
representing the Colorado Exemption Coalition, testified in support of
the bill. Ms. Martha Fulford, representing the Colorado Department of Law,
testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Jose Vasquez, representing
Colorado Legal Services, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
04:44:32 PM  
Mr. Don Bell, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Matthew Belle, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. James Colby, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:52:47 PM  
Mr. Nick Allan, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. JoyAnn Ruscha, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition (CCDC), testified in support of the bill.
05:04:25 PM  
Ms. Jennifer Hagen, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Melissa Mejia, representing the Covid-19 Eviction Defense Project, testified in support of the bill.
05:06:26 PM  
Ms. Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Center for Aging, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Daniel Vedra, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Arthur Scott, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:11:13 PM  
Mrs. Tara Salinas, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Guy Humphries, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:25:34 PM  
Sen. Winter gave some closing remarks on the bill.


05:26:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Scott Excused
Winter
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:27:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Scott Excused
Winter
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:27:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment G)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Scott Excused
Winter
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:27:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment H)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Scott Excused
Winter
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:29:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment I)
Moved Winter
Seconded
Donovan
Hisey
Lee
Priola
Scott Excused
Winter
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:34:09 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-086 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Hisey No
Lee Yes
Priola Yes
Scott Excused
Winter Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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