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h_jud_2018a_2018-03-20t13:36:57z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-026

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 20, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



SB18-026 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:12:04 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:22:58 PM  

The committee returned to order. Representatives Herod and Willett, prime sponsors, presented SB 18-026, concerning measures to make sex offender registration more effective.  Representative Herod explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Willett provided input on the legislation. Representative Herod responded to questions regarding stakeholder positions on the bill.

03:28:07 PM  

Ms. Amanda Gall, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, and Ms. Maureen Cain, representing the Office of the State Public Defender, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Cain discussed a project in which she was engaged to remove certain sex offender registrants from the registry. Ms. Cain responded to questions regarding how registrants are granted removal from the registry. Ms. Gall provided input regarding this process. Ms. Gall explained the effect of amendment L.008 (Attachment C). Ms. Cain provided additional input on the effect of the legislation. Ms. Cain responded to questions regarding the effect of the bill in light of a court ruling on sex offender registration.



03:36:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Herod
Seconded Salazar
Benavidez
Carver
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Roberts
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:37:56 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:38:45 PM  
The committee returned to order.


03:39:30 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-026, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Herod
Seconded Willett
Benavidez Yes
Carver Yes
Herod Yes
Lundeen Yes
Melton Yes
Roberts Yes
Weissman Excused
Willett Yes
Wist Yes
Salazar Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS