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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-01t13:33:42z9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-274

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 1, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-274 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


03:47:33 PM  

Senator Lambert, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-274. This bill implements the recommendations of 2013 and 2016 prison utilization studies for the Department of Corrections.  He provided a handout concerning prison population forecasts [Attachment E].

03:53:30 PM  

Rick Raemisch, representing the Department of Corrections, testified in support of the bill.

03:54:24 PM  
Travis Trani, representing the Department of Corrections, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:13 PM  
Christie Donner, representing the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:01:45 PM  
The committee discussed the bill with the witnesses.
04:07:40 PM  
Committee discussion continued.
04:07:53 PM  
Senator Lambert wrapped up his presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.


04:21:03 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-274 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cooke
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Court No
Fenberg No
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS