Amendments for HB21-1117

House Journal, March 19
10 Amendment No. 1, by Representative Lontine.
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12 Amend printed bill, page 3, line 13, after the period add "NOTHING IN
13 THIS SUBSECTION (1)(e.5) IS CONSTRUED TO AUTHORIZE A LOCAL
14 GOVERNMENT TO ADOPT OR ENFORCE ANY ORDINANCE OR REGULATION
15 THAT WOULD HAVE THE EFFECT OF CONTROLLING RENT ON ANY EXISTING
16 PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL HOUSING UNIT IN VIOLATION OF SECTION
17 38-12-301.".
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19 Page 3, strike line 15 and substitute "takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on the day
20 following the expiration of the ninety-day period after final adjournment
21 of the general assembly; except that, if a referendum petition is".
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23 As amended, ordered engrossed and placed on the Calendar for Third
24 Reading and Final Passage.
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Senate Journal, April 28
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that HB21-1117 be
amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee of the Whole with
favorable recommendation.

Amend reengrossed bill, page 2, line 20, strike "(1)(e.5)" and substitute
"(1)(e.5), (1)(e.7), and (1)(e.9)".

Page 3, line 5, strike "(E.5)" and substitute "(e.5)".

Page 3, after line 17 insert:

"(e.7) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SECTION, A
LOCAL GOVERNMENT SHALL NOT EXERCISE THE AUTHORITY GRANTED BY
SUBSECTION (1)(e.5) OF THIS SECTION UNLESS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
DEMONSTRATES, AT THE TIME IT ENACTS A LAND USE REGULATION FOR THE
PURPOSE OF EXERCISING SUCH AUTHORITY, IT HAS TAKEN ONE OR MORE OF THE
FOLLOWING ACTIONS TO INCREASE THE OVERALL NUMBER AND DENSITY OF
HOUSING UNITS WITHIN ITS JURISDICTIONAL BOUNDARIES OR TO PROMOTE OR
CREATE INCENTIVES TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS:
(I) ADOPT CHANGES TO ITS ZONING AND LAND USE POLICIES THAT ARE
INTENDED TO INCREASE THE OVERALL DENSITY AND AVAILABILITY OF HOUSING,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
(A) CHANGING ITS ZONING REGULATIONS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF
HOUSING UNITS ALLOWED ON A PARTICULAR SITE;
(B) PROMOTING MIXED-USE ZONING THAT PERMITS HOUSING UNITS TO
BE INCORPORATED IN A WIDER RANGE OF DEVELOPMENTS;
(C) PERMITTING MORE THAN ONE DWELLING UNIT PER LOT IN
TRADITIONAL SINGLE-FAMILY LOTS;
(D) INCREASING THE PERMITTED HOUSEHOLD SIZE IN SINGLE FAMILY
HOMES;
(E) PROMOTING DENSER HOUSING DEVELOPMENT NEAR TRANSIT
STATIONS AND PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT;
(F) GRANTING REDUCED PARKING REQUIREMENTS TO RESIDENTIAL OR
MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENTS THAT INCLUDE HOUSING NEAR TRANSIT STATIONS
OR AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS;
(G) GRANTING DENSITY BONUSES TO DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS THAT
INCORPORATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS; OR
(H) ADOPTING POLICIES TO PROMOTE THE DIVERSITY OF THE HOUSING
STOCK WITHIN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY INCLUDING A MIX OF BOTH FOR-SALE
AND RENTAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES;
(II) MATERIALLY REDUCE OR ELIMINATE UTILITY CHARGES,
REGULATORY FEES, OR TAXES IMPOSED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APPLICABLE TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS;
(III) GRANT AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS MATERIAL
REGULATORY RELIEF FROM ANY TYPE OF ZONING OR OTHER LAND
DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS THAT WOULD ORDINARILY RESTRICT THE DENSITY
OF NEW DEVELOPMENT OR REDEVELOPMENT;
(IV) ADOPT POLICIES TO MATERIALLY MAKE SURPLUS PROPERTY
OWNED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AVAILABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
HOUSING; OR
(V) ADOPT ANY OTHER REGULATORY MEASURE THAT IS EXPRESSLY
DESIGNED AND INTENDED TO INCREASE THE SUPPLY OF HOUSING WITHIN THE
LOCAL GOVERNMENT'S JURISDICTIONAL BOUNDARIES.
(e.9) THE DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SHALL OFFER
GUIDANCE TO ASSIST LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE
IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.".


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