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0FD301D8BD2D50BF872587F30073E59F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-099

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Feb 24, 2022      
Location SCR 352



SB22-099 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:05:58 PM  

Senators Hisey and Rodriguez, co-prime sponsors, explained Senate Bill 22-099, concerning the procedure for sealing of criminal records for nonviolent offenses, and, in connection therewith, addressing workforce shortages and minimizing barriers to employment for job seekers. They walked the committee through the bill and discussed the stakeholder process.   

 

 

02:21:21 PM  

Ray Harlen, representing self, testified to amend the bill.

Mr. Stephen Ball, representing self, testified to amend the bill.  He discussed waiting periods and statutes of limitations.

Ms Elizabeth Peetz, representing Colorado Association of Realtors, testified to amend the bill.

02:29:12 PM  

Meghan MacKillop, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified to amend the bill. 

Mr. Arnold Hanuman, representing Colorado District Attorneys' Council (CDAC), testified in a neutral position on the bill. He noted that the upcoming proposed amendments address many of the CDAC concerns. 

02:34:42 PM  

Ellen Giarratana, representing Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.

Abbey Moffitt Hruby, representing self, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the benefits of record sealing.

02:47:15 PM  

Dr. Robert Davis, representing Seasoned With Grace UnBoxed, testified in support of the bill.

Mr Christopher Howes, representing Colorado Retail Council, testified in support of the bill. 

Mr. David Emerick, representing JP Morgan Chase, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Drew Patterson, representing Basic Industries, testified in support of the bill.  He discussed how his company partners with Department of Corrections (DOC) in Buena Vista. 

Committee members asked questions about DOC's Take Two program and untapped labor forces. 

 

03:01:36 PM  

Marcus Weaver, representing The People’s Pickles/Community Outreach Service Center, testified in support of the bill.

Mr Tajuddin Ashaheed, representing SECOND CHANCE CENTER, testified in support of the bill.

Mr Steffan Richardson, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

03:19:12 PM  

Candace Bailey, representing self and formerly incarcerated persons, testified in support of the bill.

Michael Diez Rivera, representing himself, testified in support of the measure.

03:29:59 PM  

Mr. John Seward, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

03:39:24 PM  

Senators Hisey and Rodriguez presented and explained the following amendments:

  • L.001 (Attachment B)
  • L.002 (Attachment C)
  • L.003 (Attachment D)
  • L.004 (Attachment E)
  • L.006 (Attachment F)
  • L.007 (Attachment G)
  • L.016 (Attachment H)
  • L.010 (Attachment I)
  • L.011 (Attachment J)
  • L.012 (Attachment K)
  • L.013 (Attachment L)
  • L.014 (Attachment M)
  • L.015 (Attachment N)
  • L.017 (Attachment O)

 



03:39:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:39:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:40:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:40:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment E)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:41:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment F)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:42:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment G)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:42:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016 (Attachment H)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:43:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment I)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:44:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment J)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:44:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012 (Attachment K)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:45:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment L)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:45:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 (Attachment M)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:45:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment N)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:46:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.017 (Attachment O)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:46:21 PM  

Senator Lee referenced letters in support of the bill (Attachment P).

 

Senators Rodriguez and Hisey made closing remarks.



03:49:56 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-099, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
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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