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h_sa_2018a_2018-03-07t13:33:22z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1152

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 7, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1152 - Committee Discussion Only/Lay Over


01:35:43 PM  

Representative Lawrence, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1152. The bill makes administrative and budget records of the Judicial Department subject to the Colorado Open Records Act by including them in the definition of a public record.

Representative Lawrence explained amendment L.001 [Attachment A].  She answered questions from the committee.

01:36:51 PM  

Suzanne Staiert, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  She answered questions from the committee.

01:55:16 PM  

Justice Monica Marquez, Judicial Branch, testified in opposition to the bill.  She answered questions from the committee.

02:12:57 PM  
Chris Ryan, Judicial Branch, answered questions from the committee.
02:16:25 PM  
Committee discussion with Justice Marquez and Mr. Ryan ensued.
02:23:05 PM  

Scott Gessler, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  He answered questions from the committee.

02:36:10 PM  

John Lebsack, Colorado Bar Association, testified in opposition to the bill.  He answered questions from the committee.

02:47:08 PM  
Jeff Roberts, Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:39 PM  

Melanie Snyder, Colorado Attorney General's Office, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.

02:59:48 PM  

Greg Romberg, Colorado Press Association and Colorado Broadcasters Association, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

03:04:55 PM  
Representative Foote made comments about the bill. He laid the bill over to a date to be determined.
03:05:50 PM  
The committee recessed.