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h_jud_2017a_2017-02-14t13:36:14z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/14/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1039



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1039, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







03:48 PM -- HB17-1039



Representative Lee, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1039, concerning communication issues related to restorative justice. Representative Lee provided background on the issue of restorative justice, and explained its benefits. Representative Lee explained the effect of HB 17-1039 and discussed its need. Representative Lee recounted some instances where restorative justice has benefitted the community. Representative Lee explained the effect of some forthcoming amendments to the bill. Representative Lee responded to questions regarding expected trends in the use of restorative justice. The following person testified regarding HB 17-1039:



04:04 PM --
Ms. Maureen Cain, representing the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Cain first read the testimony of Mr. Tom Raynes, Colorado District Attorneys' Council, in support of the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the position of the Colorado District Attorneys' Council on a forthcoming amendment. Ms. Cain then provided her input on the merits of the legislation. Ms. Cain responded to questions regarding the administration of the bill.



04:09 PM --
Ms. Amanda Hayden, Legislative Council Staff, discussed the fiscal impact of amendments L.002 (Attachment F).



17HouseJud0214AttachF.pdf17HouseJud0214AttachF.pdf





04:10 PM



Representative Lee explained the effect of amendment L.002 (Attachment F).

BILL: HB17-1039
TIME: 04:11:06 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Melton
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:11 PM



Representative Lee explained the effect of amendment L.004 (Attachment G).



17HouseJud0214AttachG.pdf17HouseJud0214AttachG.pdf

BILL: HB17-1039
TIME: 04:12:08 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Herod
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:13 PM



Representative Lee provided closing remarks in support of HB 17-1039. Discussion ensued on the merits of the legislation.

BILL: HB17-1039
TIME: 04:13:42 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1039, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Weissman
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Carver
Yes
Foote
Yes
Herod
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Melton
Yes
Weissman
Yes
Willett
Yes
Wist
Yes
Salazar
Yes
Lee
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







04:18 PM



The committee adjourned.








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