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0A5D2AB3D12E15918725898F0005F330 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 11, 2023      
Location HCR 0112

SB23-072 - Referred to House Appropriations

07:05:02 PM  

Representative Epps, co-prime sponsor, presented SB 23-072, concerning the continuation of the Defense Counsel on First Appearance Grant Program, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations in the 2022 sunset report by the Department of Regulatory Agencies. Representative Epps explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Discussion ensued regarding the fiscal impact of the bill. Aaron Carpenter, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions about the fiscal impact. Representative Soper, co-prime sponsor, provided input on the merits of the bill.

07:17:26 PM  
Meghan MacKillop, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

Mitchell Craddock, representing Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Craddock responded to questions raised during earlier discussion. Discussion ensued regarding a breakdown of program costs at the municipal level.

07:25:11 PM  
Representatives Epps and Soper provided closing remarks in support of SB 23-072.

07:29:27 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-072 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Epps
Seconded Soper
Daugherty Yes
Epps Yes
Evans Yes
Frizell Yes
Garcia Yes
Luck Yes
Marshall Yes
Sharbini Yes
Snyder Yes
Soper Yes
Woodrow Yes
Bacon Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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