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2B54E9BCE402CB14872583E80005B08B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-237

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 25, 2019      
Location SCR 357



SB19-237 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


07:02:10 PM  

Senator Lee called the meeting to order and announced that the committee will continue the hearing on SB 19-237, which was laid over from April 24, 2019. 

Senator Rodriguez recapped SB 19-237, concerning consumer protection act damages.  He distributed a packet of information about class actions under the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (Attachment A). 

Valerie Schlecht, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, spoke in support of the bill.

Steven Woodrow, representing himself as a consumer rights lawyer at Woodrow and Peluso, testified in support of the measure.  He discussed class action lawsuits and access to justice. 

07:12:09 PM  

Committee discussion followed about the Colorado Consumer Protection Act, legislative intent, judicial review, and damages. 

Senator Rodriguez made closing remarks. 



07:19:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-237 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Cooke No
Gardner No
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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