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0A8B75F3988994DF872583BC00717976 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 13, 2019      
Location SCR 352

HB19-1155 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

02:41:22 PM  

Senators Foote and Lundeen, co-prime sponsors, explained HB 1155, concerning adding certain conduct to the definition of sexual contact.  Senator Foote stressed the need to close the gap in sexual contact law.

02:46:23 PM  

Amanda Gall, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, spoke in favor of the bill.   She also noted support of the bill from other organizations including the Women's Bar Association and Violence Free Colorado.  Ms. Gall explained that the bill closes a loophole and answered questions about bodily substances.

Maggie Conboy, representing the Denver District Attorney's Office, spoke in support of the bill.  She gave an example of an indecent exposure situation where current law did not apply.

02:58:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1155 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gardner
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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