BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1227
SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
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|Refer House Bill 09-1227 to the Committee of the W||PASS|
01:58 PM -- House Bill 09-1227
Senator Hudak, bill sponsor, explained that the bill addresses equity skimming of real property.
01:59 PM -- Lawrence Castle, representing himself, spoke in support of the bill. He explained that the bill extends the crime of equity skimming to include the collection of rent on a foreclosed property. He explained situations where tenants have been paying their rent, but did not realize that they were living in a foreclosed property.
02:01 PM -- Ed Talbot, representing the Arvada Housing Authority and Housing Colorado, spoke in support of the bill. He believes that the bill will provide a deterrent and also raise public awareness on the issue.
|TIME: || 02:06:10 PM|
|MOTION:||Refer House Bill 09-1227 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a 5-0 roll call vote. |
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
The committee took a brief recess.