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s_fin_2017a_2017-05-04t10:38:47z19 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/04/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1313



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.016 (Attachment Y). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1313, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







06:50 PM -- HB17-1313



Senators Neville and Kagan presented House Bill 17-1313, which makes several statutory changes related to the civil forfeiture process.



07:01 PM --
Denise Maes, representing the American Civil Liberties Union, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Maes and Senator Kagan responded to committee questions.



07:09 PM --
Jennifer Anderson, representing the Colorado Attorney General's Office, testified in support of the bill.



07:11 PM --
Tom Raynes, representing the Colorado District Attorneys Council, testified in support of the bill.



07:18 PM --
Chief Scott Hernandez, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:21 PM --
Commander Thor Eells, representing the City of Colorado Springs, testified in opposition to the bill. Chief Hernandez responded to committee questions.



07:32 PM --
Frank Gale, representing the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:34 PM --
Chris Johnson, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:37 PM --
John Jackson, representing the Greenwood Village Police Department, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Jackson and Senator Kagan responded to committee questions.



08:01 PM --
Bruce Eisenhauer, representing the Department of Local Affairs, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Eisenhauer responded to committee questions.



08:05 PM --
Meghan Dollar, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:08 PM --
Allison Daley, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in opposition to the bill.



08:10 PM --
Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Orf distributed a letter from Mesa County to the committee (Attachment X). Mr. Orf, Ms. Daily, and Ms. Dollar responded to committee questions.



08:23 PM --
Jeri Shepherd, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



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08:25 PM



Senators Kagan and Neville made closing remarks on the bill. Senator Kagan discussed amendment L.016 (Attachment Y).



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BILL: HB17-1313
TIME: 08:36:33 PM
MOVED: Kagan
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.016 (Attachment Y). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Kagan
Tate
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1313
TIME: 08:37:23 PM
MOVED: Kagan
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1313, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







08:37 PM



The committee adjourned.








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