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A4819EB83737777E87258832006D3E29 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 28, 2022      
Location SCR 352

HB22-1371 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:53:15 PM  

Senators Cooke and Fields, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1371 concerning removing the requirement that a peace officer be a bona fide Colorado resident.   The bill sponsors discussed residency requirements and housing costs. 

Committee members asked questions about residency requirements, out-of-state offenses, and the definition of special deputy. 



02:07:50 PM  

Sheriff Justin Smith, representing County Sheriffs of Colorado,testified in support of the bill. He discussed recruitment and retention.  

Sheriff Sean Smith, representing La Plata County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked questions about sheriff residency requirements. 

02:17:57 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing remarks. 

02:22:37 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1371 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Cooke
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales No
Lee Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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