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8E7678B551D6C5EB8725851A000F3CDD Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1267

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



HB20-1267 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

07:46:42 PM  

Representative Tipper, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1267.  The bill requires providers of telecommunication services in jails to maintain and report certain data to the Public Utilities Commission, and grants the commission authority over these service providers. She provided and explained amendments L.002 (Attachment G) and L.003 (Attachment H).

07:50:05 PM  

The committee took a brief recess.

07:58:25 PM  

The committee returned to order.

08:07:05 PM  

Representative Tipper submitted several letters in support of the bill (Attachment I). She responded to questions from the committee.

08:11:58 PM  

Denise Maes, representing the ACLU of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

08:15:03 PM  

Helen Griffiths, representing the ACLU of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

08:18:59 PM  

Kathy White, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.

08:21:14 PM  

Rebecca Wallace, representing the ACLU of Colorado, responded to questions about the bill.

08:26:20 PM  

The panel of witnesses continued to respond to questions from the committee.

08:31:55 PM  

Jane Ritter, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to respond to questions about the drafting of the bill.

08:35:02 PM  

Melanie Kesner, representing the Interfaith Council of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

08:38:54 PM  

Tristan Gorman, representing the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in support of the bill.

08:42:07 PM  

Eva Frickle, representing the Colorado Freedom Fund, testified in support of the bill.

08:47:08 PM  

Elizabeth Epps, representing the Colorado Freedom Fund, testified in support of the bill. She provided a fact sheet about the bill (Attachment J).

08:49:44 PM  

The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

08:57:13 PM  

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



09:01:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment H).
Moved Tipper
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


09:01:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment G).
Moved Tipper
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
09:05:05 PM  

Members of the committee commented about their positions on the bill.



09:05:52 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1267, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Herod
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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