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1E95673A6992F3DB87258266006D0F26 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 5, 2018      
Location HCR 0112

SB18-122 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:51:41 PM  

The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative McKean, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-122, concerning clarifying that certain deputy sheriffs may serve without attaining certification from the Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Board.  Discussion ensued regarding amendment L.001 (Attachment A).

01:54:39 PM  

Mr. Chris Johnson, and Sheriff Joe Pelle, representing County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Johnson addressed questions regarding the scope of abilities and duties of the personnel serving under SB 18-122, and the benefits of allowing these personnel to serve without P.O.S.T. certifications.  Mr. Johnson responded to questions regarding auxiliary duties performed by the personnel subject to the bill, and the training undertaken by these personnel.  Discussion ensued regarding the fiscal impact of the legislation, and the number of personnel affected by the bill. Sheriff Pelle responded to questions regarding the differences between various classes of peace officers, and the duties assigned to these various classes.

02:16:11 PM  

Discussion continued regarding the duties and training of the personnel affected by SB 18-122. Mr. Richard Sweetman, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions regarding amendment L.001. Discussion ensued on this point.  Discussion followed regarding the reason why the bill came out of the Statutory Revision Committee.

02:33:34 PM  

No amendments were offered to SB 18-122.  Various committee members provided their positions on the bill.  Representative McKean provided closing remarks in support of the bill.

02:44:05 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-122 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Willett
Seconded Lundeen
Benavidez No
Carver No
Herod No
Lundeen No
Melton No
Roberts Yes
Weissman No
Willett Yes
Wist No
Salazar No
Lee No
YES: 2   NO: 9   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

02:45:22 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-122 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Melton
Seconded Herod
Benavidez Yes
Carver Yes
Herod Yes
Lundeen Yes
Melton Yes
Roberts No
Weissman Yes
Willett No
Wist Yes
Salazar Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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