The committee returned to order. Representative Lee, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1156, concerning limitations on penalties for truancy. Representative Lee explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Committee members received a handout concerning truancy and the use of detention, prepared by the Division of Criminal Justice with the Department of Public Safety (Attachment D); a handout with statistics concerning truancy and secure detention, prepared by the division (Attachment E); and amendment L.001 (Attachment F). Discussion ensued regarding amendment L.001. Representative Lee responded to questions regarding the current process for handling the habitually truant, and how the habitually truant would be handled under HB 18-1156.