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s_jud_2017a_2017-05-01t13:36:40z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/01/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1132



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1132 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 17-1132 to the Committee of the W


FAIL







03:25 PM -- HB17-1132



Senator Gardner, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1132, concerning judicial disqualification in civil actions. Senator Gardner explained the bill and discussed its need.



03:31 PM --
Ms. Amy DeVan, representing the Colorado Bar Association, testified in opposition to the bill. She explained provisions in existing Colorado court rules relating to judicial disqualification, and potential abuse of HB 17-1132 if it is adopted. Ms. DeVan responded to questions concerning standards for review of judicial recusal decisions, and the effect of the bill in light of existing Colorado court rules.





03:35 PM



Senator Gardner provided closing remarks on the bill. He responded to questions concerning House amendments to the bill.

BILL: HB17-1132
TIME: 03:43:19 PM
MOVED: Gardner
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1132 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Fields
No
Holbert
Yes
Kagan
No
Cooke
No
Gardner
Yes
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB17-1132
TIME: 03:44:00 PM
MOVED: Kagan
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1132 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Fields
Holbert
Kagan
Cooke
Gardner
Final YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:














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