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s_sa_2017a_2017-05-03t13:38:55z7 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/03/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1276



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment J). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1276, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







07:26 PM -- HB17-1276



Senator Fields and Senator Gardner, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1276 to the committee. This bill, as amended by the House Education Committee, prohibits the use of a chemical, mechanical, or prone (face-down) restraint on a public school student. Exceptions are allowed for the use of mechanical or prone restraints when the student is openly displaying a deadly weapon or the person applying the restraint is an armed security officer who has received specified training and has made a referral to a law enforcement agency. The prohibition does not apply to schools operated in state-owned facilities within the Division of Youth Corrections.



07:28 PM --
Mike Hoover, representing the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council, testified in support of the bill.



07:30 PM --
Laura Ayres, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



07:33 PM --
Marijo Rymer, representing the Arc of Colorado and Mental Health America, testified in support of the bill.



07:35 PM --
Alison Daniels, representing Disability Law Colorado, testified in support of the bill.





07:38 PM



Senator Gardner presented amendment L.003 (Attachment J).



17SenateState0503AttachJ.pdf17SenateState0503AttachJ.pdf

BILL: HB17-1276
TIME: 07:38:55 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment J). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Scott
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1276
TIME: 07:39:13 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1276, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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