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298CAAC52A9D05AC87258979007F6528 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1026

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 21, 2023      
Location HCR 0112



HB23-1026 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

05:11:33 PM  
The committee recessed.
05:23:26 PM  

The committee returned to order. Representative English, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 23-1026, concerning family time for grandparents. Representative English explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Alana Rosen, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions regarding the movement of language to a new title under the bill, and what constitutes "by whole or by half." Ashley Chase, representing the Office of the Child's Representative, responded to questions about the changes made by the bill overall, and the impact of the bill on representation for children in family time cases. Ms. Chase testified in support of the bill. Ms. Chase responded to questions regarding a "clear and convincing" standard in the bill.

05:47:09 PM  
Katie Wolf, representing Violence Free Colorado, testified on the bill from an "amend" perspective.

Apryl Barela, representing herself, testified in support of HB 23-1026.

Ms. June Waller, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Rene Koonce, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Mike Valentine, representing Arapahoe County, testified to amend the bill.

06:08:41 PM  

Mrs. Copernicus Marshall, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

06:10:58 PM  

The committee considered amendment L.002 (Attachment F). Representative Weissman explained the effect of amendment L.003 (Attachment G).



06:13:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Sharbini
Seconded Garcia
Armagost
Daugherty
Epps
Evans
Garcia
Luck
Marshall
Sharbini
Snyder
Soper
Woodrow
Bacon
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:13:31 PM  

Representative English explained the effect of amendment L.004 (Attachment H).



06:14:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Sharbini
Seconded Garcia
Armagost
Daugherty
Epps
Evans
Garcia
Luck
Marshall
Sharbini
Snyder
Soper
Woodrow
Bacon
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:14:30 PM  

The committee considered amendment L.005 (Attachment I).



06:15:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Sharbini
Seconded Garcia
Armagost
Daugherty
Epps
Evans
Garcia
Luck
Marshall
Sharbini
Snyder
Soper
Woodrow
Bacon
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:15:49 PM  

The committee considered amendment L.006 (Attachment J).



06:16:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Sharbini
Seconded Garcia
Armagost
Daugherty
Epps
Evans
Garcia
Luck
Marshall
Sharbini
Snyder
Soper
Woodrow
Bacon
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:16:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Sharbini
Seconded Woodrow
Armagost
Daugherty
Epps
Evans
Garcia
Luck
Marshall
Sharbini
Snyder
Soper
Woodrow
Bacon
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:16:47 PM  
Representative English provided closing remarks in support of HB 23-1026. Various committee members provided their positions on the bill.


06:21:04 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1026, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Bacon
Seconded Garcia
Armagost Yes
Daugherty 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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