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73C058F8B2C69B0A8725851200642D04 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1279

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 18, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1279 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


11:14:14 AM  
Representatives Roberts and McKean, co-prime
sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1279, concerning drunk driving law enforcement.
 The bill changes the funding source from which the Colorado Department
of Transportation (CDOT) receives funding for the purposes of local drunk
driving prevention and law enforcement; and department high-visibility
drunk driving enforcement.  The department will receive $2 million
from the General Fund instead of the Law Enforcement Assistance Fund (LEAF).
11:17:04 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from committee members.
11:17:46 AM  
Andy Karsian, representing CDOT, testified
in support of the bill.
11:24:28 AM  
Fran Lanzer, representing Mothers Against
Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado and the Colorado Organization for Victim
Assistance, testified in support of the bill.
11:27:24 AM  
Erin Agee, representing MADD, testified
in support of the bill.
11:30:46 AM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
11:34:12 AM  
The committee made comments and the witnesses continued to respond to committee questions.
11:43:58 AM  
The bill sponsors distributed and discussed
Amendment L.001 (Attachment B).


11:44:44 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Exum
Seconded Froelich
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Humphrey
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:44:45 AM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.
11:48:29 AM  
The committee made closing remarks.


11:49:15 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1279, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Exum
Seconded Melton
Carver No
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Wilson Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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