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s_jud_2018a_2018-01-22t13:34:47z3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-060

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Jan 22, 2018      
Location SCR 352



SB18-060 - Committee Discussion Only


04:00:14 PM  

Senator Coram, bill sponsor, explained SB 18-060, which concerns protective orders in criminal cases.  The bill adds two new protective orders that may be granted by the courts.  One of the orders involves pets and the other addresses cellular phones.

Senator Coram requested to lay over the bill until Wednesday, January 24, to work on proposed amendments. 

 

 

 

04:03:17 PM  

Cynthia Koula, representing the Office of the Attorney General, spoke to the celllular phone part of the bill. She expressed her support for the bill and stated that domestic violence victims need access to support services

04:06:59 PM  

Jennifer Anderson, Director of Legislative Affairs for the Office of Attorney General, spoke in support of the bill.  She suggested a couple of amendments related to terminology and effective dates. 

04:10:05 PM  

Arnold Hanuman, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, spoke in support of the bill and the concept behind it. 

04:11:55 PM  

Lydia Waligorski, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, spoke in favor of the bill. 

04:13:36 PM  

Tim Lopez, representing Denver Democrats, testified in support of the bill.

The bill was laid over until January 24, 2018.