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s_blt_2017a_2017-05-01t14:09:57z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/01/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1279



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1279 to the Committee of the W PASS







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














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