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021377A80768084687258941007398A4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1012

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Jan 24, 2023      
Location HCR 0112



HB23-1012 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

02:02:41 PM  

Representative Amabile, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 23-1012, concerning issues related to juvenile competency to proceed. Representative Amabile explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need.

02:08:16 PM  

Amanda Edwards, representing the Department of Human Services, testified on HB 23-1012 from an "amend" position. John Edwards, representing the Department of Human Services, testified on HB 23-1012 from an "amend" position. Tim Lane, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified on the bill from an "amend" position. James Karbach, representing the Office of the State Public Defender, testified on the bill from an "amend" position. Discussion ensued regarding the positions of the witnesses should certain amendments pass. Mr. Karbach responded to questions regarding a section in the bill concerning waiver of privilege. Mr. Lane responded to questions regarding the ability of a court to call a second hearing for a juvenile in the absence of HB 23-1012. Mr. Lane and Mr. Karbach responded to questions regarding what triggers the transition of a juvenile to the adult criminal justice system.

02:38:54 PM  
Katie Hecker, representing the Office of the Child's Representative, testified on HB 23-1012 from an "amend" position.

Meighen Lovelace, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.



02:47:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Bacon
Armagost
deGruy Kennedy
Epps
Evans
Garcia
Luck
Marshall
Sharbini
Snyder
Soper
Woodrow
Bacon
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:48:11 PM  

Representative Amabile explained the effect of amendments L.001 (Attachment A) and L.002 (Attachment B).



02:48:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Bacon
Armagost
deGruy Kennedy
Epps
Evans
Garcia
Luck
Marshall
Sharbini
Snyder
Soper
Woodrow
Bacon
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:48:54 PM  
Representative Amabile provided closing remarks in support of HB 23-1012. Representatives Snyder and Weissman discussed the bill.


02:51:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1012, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bacon
Seconded Woodrow
Armagost Yes
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Epps Yes
Evans Yes
Garcia Yes
Luck No
Marshall Yes
Sharbini Yes
Snyder Yes
Soper Yes
Woodrow Yes
Bacon Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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