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2C14C67A1AD978EC872583E0006C3EAE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-143

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 18, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



SB19-143 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:42:25 PM  

Representative Herod, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-143, concerning changes related to parole release to alleviate prison population issues.  Representative Herod explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. The following persons testified regarding SB 19-143:

Ms. Christie Donner, representing the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Aaron Greco, representing the Department of Corrections, testified in support of the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the prison vacancy rate contained in the bill.

01:56:25 PM  

Representative Herod explained the effect of amendment L.014 (Attachment A).



01:57:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014
Moved Herod
Seconded Galindo
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Galindo
Gonzales-Gutierrez
McKean
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:57:06 PM  

Representative Herod provided closing remarks in support of SB 19-143.



02:00:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-143, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Herod
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Galindo Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Excused
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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