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C7246785897D6EE2872589A30060BEA8 Hearing Summary


Date May 2, 2023      
Location Old Supreme Court

HB23-1222 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

11:36:46 AM  

Senators Roberts and Winter, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 23-1222, concerning the jurisdiction of municipal courts to hear domestic violence offenses.  They explained that the bill creates new requirements for domestic violence cases heard in municipal courts. 



11:44:18 AM  

Amy Attwood, representing Westminster, testified in support of the bill.

Lydia Waligorski, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Courtney Sutton, representing Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance, testified in support of the bill.

11:51:28 AM  

Roshan Kalantar, representing Violence Free Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked questions about the bill's application to repeat offenders.

11:57:32 AM  

Committee members inquired about related services and assitance for domestic violence survivors. 

The bill sponsors made closing comments. 

12:03:26 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1222 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Roberts
Gardner Yes
Roberts Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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