The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative McKean, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1057, concerning the collection of debts, and, in connection therewith, requiring that certain information about judgment debtors be disclosed to judgment creditors that obtain a court order for such disclosure and allowing collection agents to add certain expenses to amounts due for collection. Representative McKean explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative McKean responded to questions regarding the effect of amendment L.006 (Attachment A), and remedies under current law for creditors to access the information freed by the bill. Discussion ensued regarding requiring the Department of Labor and Employment to disclose information, rather than making it optional on the part of the department. Representative McKean responded to questions regarding the use of the patterned interrogatory under the bill. Discussion followed regarding the recovery of attorney fees under the bill.