BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1378
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
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03:47 PM -- HB16-1378
Representative Ginal, sponsor, introduced House Bill 16-1378. Under current law, the court may order that a defendant reimburse costs associated with the collection and analysis of chemical tests. The bill requires that the court assess and collect these moneys and transfer them to the law enforcement agency that performed the chemical test.
03:54 PM -- Ms. Janet Huffor and Ms. Teri Frank, representing the El Paso County Sheriffs Office, testified in support of the bill.
03:59 PM -- Ms. Natalie Mullis, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer a question regarding the TABOR impact of the bill.
04:10 PM -- Mr. Ron Sloan, representing the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in support of the bill.
04:20 PM -- Mr. Dan May, representing the Fourth Judicial District's District Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill.
04:25 PM -- Mr. Mark Ruzzin, representing the Boulder County Commissioners and the Boulder County Sheriff, testified in support of the bill.
04:29 PM -- Mr. Richard Sweetman, Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer committee questions.
04:31 PM -- Ms. Frank returned to the table to answer committee questions.
The committee laid the bill over till the end of the meeting's calendar.