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S_BLT_2017A 05/01/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY

Date: 05/01/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 02:09 PM to 03:04 PM
Jahn
*
Kefalas
X
Place: SCR 354
Priola
X
Smallwood
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Williams A.
X
Senator Tate
Neville T.
*
Tate
X
This Report was prepared by
Jeanette Chapman
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB17-1279

SB17-155
Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





02:10 PM -- HB 17-1279



Senator Guzman and Senator Tate introduced House Bill 17-1279 that requires a unit owners' association to obtain approval through a vote of unit owners before filing a construction defects action.





02:15 PM --
Michael Hancock, Mayor of Denver, spoke in support of the bill.



02:20 PM --
Adam Paul, Mayor of Lakewood, spoke in support of the bill. Mayor Paul responded to questions from the committee.



02:24 PM --
Sara Reynolds, Housing Colorado, spoke in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



02:26 PM --
Mike Kopp, Colorado Concern, spoke in support of the bill.



02:33 PM --
Suzanne Leff, Community Associations Institute, spoke in support of the bill.



02:37 PM --
Kathie Barstnar, Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), spoke in support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).



170501 AttachA.pdf170501 AttachA.pdf











02:43 PM --
Jonathan Harris, Build Our Homes Right, spoke in support of the bill.



02:44 PM --
Mari Perczak, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



02:50 PM --
Phil Ross, representing himself, spoke in support of the bill.



02:54 PM



Senators Guzman and Tate made closing comments on the merits of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1279
TIME: 02:58:39 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1279 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







03:01 PM -- SB 17-155



Public testimony on Senate Bill 17-155 was heard on April 12, 2017.

BILL: SB17-155
TIME: 03:02:04 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-155 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kefalas
No
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
No
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:03 PM



The committee adjourned.


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