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h_jud_2016a_2016-01-21t13:33:30z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/21/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1032



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1032 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:35 PM -- HB16-1032



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Lontine, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1032, concerning changes to the contents of a criminal summons. Representative Lontine explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need.



01:38 PM --
Sergeant Dave Hall, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill. Sgt. Hall discussed the benefits of the legislation. Sgt. Hall responded to questions regarding jurisdictions in Colorado that use E-citation systems, and why certain citation information is not submitted to a defendant. Sgt. Hall responded to further questions regarding the evidentiary value of the language to be omitted from citations under the bill.





01:50 PM



Discussion ensued regarding the conduct of traffic stops using E-citation systems, and the citation model that will be used under HB 16-1032. Discussion followed regarding the impact of the legislation on officer safety. Sgt. Hall explained what type of citation a defendant can expect to receive under the bill, including the information that the citation would contain. Sgt. Hall responded to further questions regarding the types of offenses to which the citation changes under the bill would apply.





02:01 PM

BILL: HB16-1032
TIME: 02:02:26 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1032 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-1.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Carver
Yes
Court
Yes
Dore
Yes
Foote
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Melton
No
Salazar
Yes
Willett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS










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