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E6D967CDA2B4AB848725869B0000161D Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-173

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 16, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB21-173 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

06:01:02 PM  

Senator Gonzales and Senator Moreno, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-173. The bill provides protections for tenets related to late fees, evictions proceedings, and rental agreements.

06:10:02 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded
with witness testimony.  Submitted testimony on the bill may be found
in Attachment J.
06:10:26 PM  
Javier Mabrey, representing COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project, testified in support of the bill. Tranisha Brigman, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Cesiah Guadarrama-Trejo, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
06:18:59 PM  
Elizabeth Peetz, representing Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:23:27 PM  
Jennie Rodgers, representing Governor's Special Eviction Task Force and Enterprise Community Partners, testified in support of the bill. Jenn Bogart, representing self, testified in support of the bill. John Anderson, representing Coloradans for the Common Good, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
06:34:55 PM  
Brett Riley, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Deborah Wilson, representing Colorado Creditor Bar Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Tawny Peyton, representing Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:42:35 PM  
Latricia Ferris, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Darek Pacha, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Kinsey Hasstedt, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
06:53:37 PM  

Janelle French, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Jennifer Dotzenroth, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Sara Regalado, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Senator Gonzales commented.

07:04:06 PM  
Bobby Salandy, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Claudia Aguilar, representing Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Susan Otey, representing Together Colorado, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
07:13:33 PM  
Ken Dale, representing Impact MHC Management, LLC, testified in opposition to the bill. Robert Alldredge, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Christian Hendrickson, representing Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
07:20:24 PM  
Jill Armstrong, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Megan Gaydos, representing Human Impact Partners, testified in support of the bill. Nichelle Watson, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
07:28:37 PM  
Andrew Hamrick, representing Colorado Apartment Association , testified in opposition to the bill. Eric Gill, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
07:35:10 PM  
Kathleen Van Voorhis, representing Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Troy Valentine, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
07:40:20 PM  
Annemarie Sunde, representing Colorado Landlord Legislative Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill. Peter Muccio, representing Colorado Landlord Legislative Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill. Alex Yoder, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
07:52:50 PM  

Suzanne Bullard, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Catherine Azar, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Denise dePercin, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

08:01:31 PM  
Emily Huebener, representing Round Hill Pacific Property Management Company, testified in opposition to the bill. Debbie Byrne, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Aimee Bove, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
08:11:03 PM  

Tanisha Diggs, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Amanda-Lynn Hill, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Paris Pedraza, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

08:19:53 PM  
Melissa Griffeth, representing Alliance Property Management, testified in opposition to the bill. Betsy Madsen, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Scott Kirkwood, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
08:29:43 PM  
Sam Gilman, representing COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project, testified in support of the bill. Deyanira Zavala, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Jack Regenbogen, representing Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
08:41:53 PM  
Jennifer Lopez, representing Interfaith Alliance, testified in support of the bill. Sarah Barnes, representing Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill. Jake Douglas, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
08:50:07 PM  
Charles Hubbard, representing Together Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Andrea Fuller, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Miguel Mendez, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
09:00:09 PM  
Michael Neil, representing Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill. Aubrey Hasvold, representing Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill. Zach Neumann, representing the COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project, testified in support of the bill.
09:07:01 PM  

Megan O'Byrne, representing Colorado Legal Services, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Ms. O'Byrne responded to committee questions. Tiffany Gray, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

09:17:42 PM  
Bruce Eisenhauer, representing Department of Local Affairs, was available to answer committee questions.
09:25:35 PM  

Senator Gonzales discussed amendments to the bill.



09:28:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment K).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:31:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment L).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:32:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment M).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:34:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment N).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:36:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment O).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:38:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment P).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


09:39:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment Q).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
09:39:23 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


09:46:43 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-173, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Sonnenberg No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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