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860DD1760BFF9AE0872583910079A255 Hearing Summary


Date Jan 29, 2019      
Location LSB A

HB19-1081 - Postponed Indefinitely

03:08:36 PM  
Representative Williams, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1081. The bill allows a respondent to a discrimination complaint filed with the Colorado Civil Rights Division or Commission to request representation by a public defender; request to move the matter to a court of competent jurisdiction in certain cases; and to recoup legal costs and lost business income if all appeals are exhausted or if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in their favor.
03:18:59 PM  
Representative Williams answered questions from the committee.
03:22:26 PM  

Erin Reynolds, Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee regarding the bill's fiscal note.

03:23:32 PM  
Kristi Brown, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Brown answered questions from the committee.
03:29:54 PM  
Barry Roseman, Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:33:21 PM  

Maureen Cain, Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.

03:37:20 PM  

Jennifer Roberts, resenting herself and the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:42:40 PM  

Daniel Ramos, One Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:43:52 PM  
Josh Dickson, Union of Affirming Christians, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Dickson answered questions from the committee.
03:51:24 PM  
Representative Williams made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

03:58:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1081 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton No
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

03:59:00 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1081 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Melton
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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