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h_jud_2018a_2018-03-13t10:27:43z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-098

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 13, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



SB18-098 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:34:42 AM  

Representatives Hooton and Thurlow, prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-098, concerning amending a statutory provision relating to interest on damages that was ruled unconstitutional by the Colorado Supreme Court.  Representative Hooton explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need.  Representative Thurlow provided input on the bill.

10:37:55 AM  
Mr. Jeff Weist, representing the Colorado Civil Justice League, testified in support of the bill. He provided background on amendments made to the bill in the Senate. Representative Willett raised a process issue.
10:40:18 AM  
No amendments were offered to SB 18-098.
10:41:51 AM  
Discussion ensued regarding the processes observed by the Statutory Revision Committee.


10:43:25 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-098 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Salazar
Seconded Melton
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