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154AFEB9EC3A6B1A8725851F007285D5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1052

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 2, 2020      
Location SCR 352



HB20-1052 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:51:31 PM  

Senators Lee and Gardner, co-prime sponsor, explained House Bill 20-1052, concerning restrictions on making public the personal information of certain employees at risk of theats relating to the administration of human services programs. 

01:55:38 PM  

Julie Krow, representing El Paso County, testified in support of the bill.  She distributed two handouts:  threat notifications in El Paso County (Attachment A) and a fact sheet on the bill prepared by Colorado Counties, Inc. (Attachment B).  She discussed the importance of protecting staff. 

 

A witness from El Paso County who wished to remain anonymous, testified in support of the bill.  She relayed threats received while working in Adult Protective Services.

 

Jeff Ball, representing Young Williams, LLC, testified in favor of the measure.  He provided a copy of his testimony (Attachment C) and gave examples of threats. 

 

The committee asked questions about threats and determining when to report to law enforcement. 

 

02:11:30 PM  

Jamie Ulrich, representing Weld County Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill. She discussed security and employee retention.

 

Mary Berg, representing Jefferson County Department of Human Services, testified in favor of the bill. She distributed a handout regarding threats to employees in Jefferson County (Attachment D).  

 

Kris Boggs, representing Jefferson County, testified in support of the measure.

 

Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, spoke about the bil from a neutral position.

02:27:41 PM  

Senator Lee explained and distributed Amendment L.004 which expands protections under the bill (Attachment E).  



02:27:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment E)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:29:16 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1052, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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