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s_jud_2017a_2017-03-27t13:31:11z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/27/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1138



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1138 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:31 PM -- HB17-1138



Senator Cooke called the committee to order; a quorum was present. Senator Williams, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1138, concerning the reporting of hate crimes by law enforcement agencies. Senator Williams explained the bill and discussed its need. She responded to a question concerning the availability of information covered by the bill.



01:35 PM --
Mr. Jeremy Shaver, representing the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), testified in support of the bill. Mr. Shaver discussed the ADL's work on issues concerning hate crimes, and provided information on hate crimes, generally. He discussed the benefits of HB 17-1138.



01:39 PM --
Ms. Katica Roy, representing the Isabella Bird Community School, testified in support of the bill. She discussed crimes against the school, and the benefits of the bill. She discussed her experience working with refugees.



Senator Williams commented on the data that would be available under the bill.



01:42 PM --
Ms. Gabby Reed, representing the Department of Public Safety, made herself available for questions. Ms. Reed responded to questions concerning the information that would be required to be presented under the bill. Senator Williams and Senator Coram discussed the information that would be covered by the bill.





01:45 PM



Senator Williams provided closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1138
TIME: 01:46:07 PM
MOVED: Fields
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1138 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 4-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Excused
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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