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E42E292563EE4E0687258807007E1A53 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 16, 2022      
Location HCR 0107

HB22-1288 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

04:57:26 PM  

Representatives Titone and Soper, prime sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1288, concerning increasing access to assistance for victims by providing immunity from prosecution for the offense of prostitution in specific circumstances. Committee members received written testimony from the Colorado District Attorneys' Council in support of the bill (Attachment B), and a fact sheet supporting the bill (Attachment C). Representative Titone explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Soper provided further information about the effect of the bill.

05:07:45 PM  
Catherine Lees, representing Parasol Patrol, testified in support of HB 22-1288.

Tiara Kelley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Pasha Ripley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Elizabeth Newman, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill.

Christian Gardner-Wood, representing the Boulder County District Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill.

05:26:42 PM  
No amendments were offered to HB 22-1288. Representatives Titone and Soper provided closing remarks in support of the bill. Various committee members provided their positions on the bill.

05:36:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1288 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Lynch
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Daugherty Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck Yes
Lynch Yes
Roberts Yes
Woodrow Yes
Tipper Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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