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6E90845FA8A4FC1687258521007283F7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1282

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Mar 4, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1282 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:50:59 PM  
Representatives Melton and Van Winkle,
co-prime bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1282, concerning promoting
open radio communications policies by governmental entities.  The
bill requires state and local government entities that encrypt their radio
communications to enact an encryption policy.
01:53:20 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:55:28 PM  
Chief Mike Phibbs, representing the Colorado
Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in opposition to the bill.  Dave
Hayes, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Deputy Chief Kim Barren, representing the City of Westminster,
testified in opposition to the bill and provided a handout (Attachment
A).   Chief Rob Weber, representing Aurora Fire Rescue, testified
in opposition to the bill.
02:06:46 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.
02:14:12 PM  
Deputy Chief Mark Smith, representing the
City of Colorado Springs, testified in opposition to the bill.  Herb
Atchison, representing the City of Westminster, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Sheriff Justin Smith, representing the County Sheriffs
of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.  Evan Goulding,
representing the Special District Association, testified in opposition
to the bill.
02:25:30 PM  
Lieutenant Colonel Josh Downing, representing
the Colorado State Patrol, testified in opposition to the bill.  John
Jackson, representing Greenwood Village, testified in opposition to the
bill.  Jason Hopfer, representing the Pikes Peak Schoos Alliance and
the Colorado Community College System, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:33:55 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.
02:40:19 PM  
Justin Sasso, representing the Colorado
Broadcasters Association, testified in support of the bill.  Jeremy
Jojla, representing 9News, testified in support of the bill.  Lori
Jane Gliha, representing Fox31 News, testified in support of the bill.
 Brian Maass, representing 4 CBS Denver News, testified in support
of the bill.
02:56:04 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.
02:56:23 PM  

Noelle Phillips, representing the Denver Post, testified in support of the bill.  

03:03:41 PM  
Ms. Phillips responded to committee questions.
03:03:58 PM  
Robert Wareham, representing himself, testified in support
of the bill.  Jill Farschman, representing the Colorado Press Association,
testified in support of the bill and provided a handout (Attachment B).
Jeff Roberts, representing the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition,
testified in support of the bill.
03:14:45 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified neutral to the bill. Scott Giland, representing Techna, testified on the bill. Chris Tenorio, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:46 PM  
The bill sponsors distributed and explained Amendment L.003
and the fiscal note memorandum (Attachments C and D).


03:21:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C).
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Melton
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Humphrey
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Van Winkle
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:21:50 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
03:24:44 PM  
The committee members made closing remarks.


03:29:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1282, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Melton
Seconded Van Winkle
Carver No
Catlin No
Froelich Yes
Hooton No
Humphrey Yes
Melton Yes
Valdez A. No
Valdez D. No
Van Winkle Yes
Exum No
Gray Yes
YES: 5   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:29:49 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1282 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 Froelich
Seconded Valdez D.
Carver Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich No
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Melton No
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Exum Yes
Gray No
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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