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635C52AC973BC3178725850D0076972B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1228

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Feb 13, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1228 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

02:35:24 PM  

The committee took a brief recess.

02:35:59 PM  

The committee returned to order.  Representative Froelich, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1228.  The bill requires the Division of Criminal Justice in the Department of Public Safety to research the development of a sexual assault evidence tracking system; requires medical professionals to make certain disclosures to victims; allows victims to be informed of and object to evidence destruction if an alleged sex offense has not resulted in a conviction or plea of guilty; and requires the division to promulgate rules.  Representative Froelich distributed amendment L.004 (Attachment D), amendment L005 (Attachment E), amendment L.006 (Attachment F), and amendment L.007 (Attachment G).

02:42:51 PM  

Brie Franklin, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill.

02:45:15 PM  

Joanne Schwartz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:47:49 PM  

The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

02:51:50 PM  

Lydia Waligorski, representing Violence-free Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:54:36 PM  

The witnesses and Representative Froelich continued to respond to questions from the committee.

03:02:24 PM  

Jerry Barry, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee about the amendments and the language in the bill.

03:22:05 PM  

Representative Froelich explained each of the amendments.



03:23:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Herod
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Benavidez
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
McKean
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:24:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Herod
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
McKean
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:27:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Herod
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Benavidez No
Carver Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Excused
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
YES: 7   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:28:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Herod
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
McKean Excused
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:30:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1228, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Herod
Seconded Soper
Benavidez Yes
Carver Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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