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154223197E03986D872583BE0004DDEF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1224

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 14, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



HB19-1224 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


06:53:18 PM  

Representative Herod, prime sponsor, presented HB 19-1224, concerning providing free menstrual products to people in custody.  Representative Herod explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Herod responded to questions regarding the manner in which hygiene products would be presented to offenders under the bill.  The following persons testified regarding HB 19-1224:

Ms. Denise Maes, representing the ACLU, testified in support of the bill. She discussed a potential violation of the U.S. Constitution for failure of correctional facilities to provide hygiene products to offenders.

Ms. Moira Lees, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Kathy Lees, read the testimony of Ms. Elisabeth Epps in support of the bill.

Mr. Elias Diggins, representing the Denver Sheriff's Department, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Diggins responded to questions regarding the need for the legislation, and the manner in which hygiene products are distributed to offenders. Discussion ensued regarding the latter point.

07:15:45 PM  

The committee considered amendment L.001 (Attachment H).



07:16:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Herod
Seconded Galindo
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Galindo
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Pelton
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:17:21 PM  

The committee considered amendment L.002 (Attachment I).



07:17:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Herod
Seconded Galindo
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Galindo
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Pelton
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:18:50 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1224, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Herod
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Galindo Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Pelton Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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