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68E5DA5DE011322887258ACF00774DC4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB24-119

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Feb 26, 2024      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB24-119 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:43:10 PM  

Senator Exum, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 24-119,  concerning classifying the death of a parent as abandonment in determinations for vulnerable youth. 

Committee members asked questions about the bill and impact on immigration status. 

 

 

02:56:22 PM  

Ashley Harrington, representing Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Kathleen Glynn, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ashley Chase, representing Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill.

Melanie Jordan, representing Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel, testified to amend the bill.

03:11:00 PM  

Senator Exum distributed and explained Amendment L.002 to make techical changes (Attachment C).



03:11:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C)
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Gardner
Michaelson Jenet
Van Winkle
Roberts
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:11:32 PM  

Senator Exum distrbuted and explained Amendment L.003, another technical amendment (Attachment D).



03:12:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D)
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Gardner
Michaelson Jenet
Van Winkle
Roberts
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:12:13 PM  

The bill sponsor made closing comments.



03:13:55 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-119, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Roberts
Seconded
Gardner No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Van Winkle No
Roberts Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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