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70BA4FCBF7C031BA8725851A000482D4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1187

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Feb 25, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1187 - Postponed Indefinitely


05:49:35 PM  

The committee took a recess.

06:03:47 PM  

The committee returned to order. Representative Liston, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1187. The bill makes mail theft an unclassified misdemeanor upon a first violation and an unclassified felony upon a second violation. He provided a fact sheet about the bill (Attachment E).

06:07:20 PM  

Tristan Gorman, representing the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in opposition to the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.

06:19:20 PM  

The committee continued to discuss the bill with Ms. Gorman.

06:21:49 PM  

Janet Huffor, representing the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill.

06:25:54 PM  

Deputy Scott Stone, representing the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill.

06:29:00 PM  

Lieutenant Cheryl Peck, representing the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill.

06:30:57 PM  

Detective Tre White, representing the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill.

06:34:19 PM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
06:44:30 PM  

The committee continued to discuss the bill with the panel of witnesses.

06:58:09 PM  

Eric Manuel, representing the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, testified in support of the bill.

07:01:45 PM  

Chris Howes, representing the Colorado Retail Council, testified in support of the bill.

07:07:27 PM  

The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

07:18:25 PM  

Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified about the bill.



07:22:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F).
Moved Carver
Seconded McKean
Benavidez
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
McKean
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:22:37 PM  

Representative Liston wrapped up his presentation of the bill and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment F). Members of the committee commented about the bill.



07:46:04 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1187 indefinitely.
Moved Carver
Seconded Tipper
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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