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FC1EED6B3EE4627B872584B00053D708 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For DRAFT LEGISLATION

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Date Nov 12, 2019      
Location SCR 357



Draft Legislation - Committee Discussion Only


08:15:50 AM  

Ms. Esther van Mourik, Office of Legislative Legal Services, presented a pair of draft bills for the committee's consideration. Ms. van Mourik first explained LLS. No. 20-0281 concerning the management of real estate held by certain junior college districts. Committee members received copies of the legislation, prepared by the Office of Legislative Legal Services (Attachment A). Ms. Heidi Dineen, representing the Colorado Community College System, provided additional background on the need for the legislation. Ms. Dineen responded to questions regarding the ramifications of not running the legislation, and current property acquisitions that may be impacted by the legislation.



08:22:42 AM
Motion Introduce draft legislation concerning the management of real estate held by certain junior college districts as committee legislation.
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Beckman Excused
Sonnenberg Yes
Story Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Fields Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
08:22:45 AM  

Ms. van Mourik discussed the need for a safety clause on the bill, and sponsorship for the legislation.

08:25:13 AM  

Ms. van Mourik next presented LLS. No. 20-0853.01, concerning updated accessibility signage in a state-owned facility.  Committee members received copies of the draft legislation (Attachment B). Senator Fields explained the effect of the draft bill, and Ms. van Mourik provided additional detail. Discussion ensued regarding the potential fiscal impact of the bill, and capital projects that would be impacted by the bill.



08:35:12 AM
Motion Introduce draft legislation concerning updating accessibility signage in a state-owned facility as committee legislation.
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Beckman Excused
Sonnenberg No
Story Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Fields Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


08:35:19 AM
Motion Dynamic accessibility
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Beckman Excused
Sonnenberg No
Story Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Fields Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


08:35:37 AM
Motion Dynamic accessibility
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Beckman Excused
Sonnenberg No
Story Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Fields Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
08:35:39 AM  

Discussion ensued regarding sponsorship for the bill.

08:36:03 AM  

Mr. Pogue discussed additional committee legislation concerning the higher education capital construction two-year cash list process. Mr. Pogue responded to questions regarding how the two-year cash process dovetails with the committee's annual December hearings.  Ms. Reilly provided additional input on this process. Discussion ensued regarding this issue.  Discussion followed regarding including language in the draft bill to assuage certain concerns, and the fact that practice with the two-year cash process may not be conforming with current law.



08:47:43 AM
Motion Authorize the drafting of committee legislation concerning the higher education two-year cash list process.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Beckman Excused
Sonnenberg Yes
Story Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Fields Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS