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H_JUD_2020A 02/11/2020 01:36:43 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date 02/11/2020
Attendance
Benavidez X
Gonzales-Gutierrez X
McKean *
Roberts *
Saine X
Soper *
Tipper *
Herod X
Weissman X
Time 01:36:43 PM to 04:05:21 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Weissman
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1234 Lay Over
HB20-1134 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1106 Postponed Indefinitely

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1234 - Lay Over


01:37:24 PM  
Representatives Valdez and Liston, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1234. The bill gives peace officer status to certain investigators in the Department of Revenue.
01:43:30 PM  
Dana Chavez, representing the Motor Vehicle Investigation Unit in the Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.
01:46:17 PM  
Rodney Johnson, representing the Criminal Tax Enforcement Unit in the Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.
01:47:47 PM  
Sheriff Tony Spurlock, representing the Peace Officers Standards and Training Board, testified in support of the bill.
01:49:18 PM  
Todd O'Connell, representing the Colorado Independent Auto Dealers Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:50:32 PM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
01:59:28 PM  
Discussion continued.
02:10:23 PM  
The committee continued discussing the bill with the panel of witnesses.
02:19:39 PM  
The witnesses continued to respond to questions from the committee.
02:36:32 PM  
Representatives Valdez and Liston wrapped up their presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.
02:37:37 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:41:29 PM  
The committee returned to order. The chair announced that the bill would be laid over for action at a later date.



HB20-1134 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:42:37 PM  
The committee took another recess.
02:47:54 PM  
The committee returned to order. Representative Sandridge, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1134. The bill allows the appellate courts to hear interlocutory appeals or an appeal of an eviction-related order while other parts of the case are still being considered.
02:51:37 PM  
Timothy Dietz, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.
03:07:47 PM  
Discussion between Mr. Dietz and the committee continued.
03:12:58 PM  
Jack Regenbogen, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:16:27 PM  
Aubrey Hasvold, representing the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:18:35 PM  
Elizabeth Madsen, representing the Colorado Springs Division of the National Association of Residential Property Managers, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:21:39 PM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:28:58 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:45:58 PM  
The committee returned to order. Representative Sandridge responded to questions from the committee and he wrapped up his presentation of the bill.


03:48:53 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1134 indefinitely.
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Herod
Benavidez Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1106 - Postponed Indefinitely


03:49:03 PM  
Representative Williams, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1106. The bill limits public inspection of internal investigation records for exonerated peace officers. He requested that the bill be postponed indefinitely. Members of the committee commented about their positions on the bill


04:04:10 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1106 indefinitely.
Moved Herod
Seconded McKean
Benavidez Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:05:21 PM   The committee adjourned.






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