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7FA228ABAC988247872586A1006B7C2F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1188

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 23, 2021      
Location Old State Library



HB21-1188 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:34:06 PM  

 Representative Kennedy, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1188, concerning additional liability of a defendant who admits liability under respondeat superior.

01:40:03 PM  
The following persons testified regarding HB 21-1188:

Michael Nimmo, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

Alex Wilschke, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

Tom Metier, representing the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, testified in support of the bill.

William Babich, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

Discussion ensued regarding standard practice for filing tort claims prior to a 2017 Colorado Supreme Court decision.

02:01:41 PM  
No amendments were offered to HB 21-1188. Representative Kennedy provided closing remarks in support of the bill. Various committee members provided their positions on the bill.


02:05:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1188 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Woodrow
Bacon Yes
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver No
Daugherty Yes
Luck Yes
Lynch No
Roberts Yes
Woodrow Yes
Tipper Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS