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1DDEFA1A036551D987258823006C442E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HCR22-1005

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 13, 2022      
Location Old State Library



HCR22-1005 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:42:37 PM  
Representatives Weissman
and Van Winkle, prime sponsors, presented House Concurrent Resolution 22-1005,
concerning submitting to the registered electors of the state of Colorado
an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning judges of the newly
created twenty-third judicial district  Representative Van Winkle
explained the effect of the resolution and discussed its need.  Representative
Weissman provided further detail on the need for the resolution.  Representative
Weissman responded to questions regarding what happens if the voters do
not approve the ballot measure resulting from the resolution, and certain
cross-jurisdictional issues for the judges impacted.  Representative
Van Winkle provided additional input on these issues.
01:57:43 PM  
Jeff Riester, representing the Department of Law, testified in support of HCR 22-1005.

Lora Thomas, representing Douglas County, testified in support of the resolution.

Michelle Amico, representing the Judicial Department, testified in support of the resolution.

Steven Vasconcellos, representing the Judicial Department, testified in support of the resolution.

Nancy Jackson, representing Arapahoe County, testified in support of the resolution.

Discussion ensued regarding the number of judges that will serve in the new and existing judicial districts.

02:08:40 PM  
No amendments were
offered.


02:09:59 PM
Motion Refer HCR22-1005 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Luck
Bacon Yes
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Daugherty Yes
Duran Yes
Luck Yes
Lynch Yes
Roberts Yes
Tipper Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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