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FDFDE7599C9535AB872585040082A028 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1120

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Feb 4, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1120 - Amended, referred to House Finance

04:46:58 PM  

Representative Carver and Representative Roberts introduced House Bill 20-1120, concerning enforcement of sexual exploitation of a child. The bill makes sexual exploitation of a child an extraordinary risk crime, creates a new surcharge on offenders, creates a grant program, and updates related statutory definitions. The sponsors provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).

04:53:17 PM  

Representative Carver responded to questions from the committee.

04:55:41 PM  

Brian Hardonin, Larimer County District Attorney's office, spoke in favor of the bill.

04:58:51 PM  

Diana Goldberg, Sungate Kids, spoke in favor of the bill.

04:59:26 PM  

Amanda Gall, Colorado District Attorneys Council, spoke in favor of the bill.

05:01:22 PM  

Detective Patrick Gallagher, El Paso County Sheriff's office, spoke in favor of the bill.

05:05:48 PM  

Ms. Gall responded to questions from the committee.

05:07:21 PM  

Christian Mohr, Colorado Bureau of Investigation, spoke neutrally about the bill.

05:12:49 PM  

Representative Carver distributed two letters in support of the bill and read a letter from Kelly Dore, National Center Trafficking Survivor Coalition, in support of the bill (Attachments C and D).

05:20:26 PM  

Representative Carver distributed and discussed amendments L.004, L.005, and L.007 (Attachment E, F, and G).



05:25:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment F).
Moved Carver
Seconded Roberts
Benavidez Excused
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Pelton
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:26:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment E).
Moved Carver
Seconded Roberts
Benavidez Excused
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Pelton
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:28:18 PM  

Representative Carver discussed amendment L.007 (Attachment G).



05:32:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment G).
Moved Roberts
Seconded Carver
Benavidez Excused
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Pelton
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:33:05 PM  

The sponsors made closing comments.

05:34:20 PM  

Committee members made closing comments on the bill.



05:37:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1120, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Carver
Seconded Roberts
Benavidez Excused
Carver Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Pelton Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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