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BC67171FF944F8A5872583900076C6C8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-064

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Jan 28, 2019      
Location SCR 352



SB19-064 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:37:23 PM  

Senators Gardner and Lee, co-prime sponsors, explained SB19-064, which creates cash funds for use for four ciminal justice programs in various state agencies, wtih moneys in these cash funds continuously appropriated to the departments operating the programs.  The bill also extends the sunset date for two of these programs by three years.  Senator Lee reiterated that the bill creates cash funds for unspent moneys to be retained for criminal justice programs instead of reverting back to the General Fund.  Senator Gardner emphasized that the money for the programs disappear otherwise. 

02:41:10 PM  

Christie Donner, representing the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, spoke in favor of the bill.  She discussed the importance of a continuous appropriation and the need for the sunset provisions to be extended. 

 

Senator Lee distributed Amendment L. 001 (Attachment A), which clarified and adjusted time frames for the funds. 



02:46:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Lee
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:48:10 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-064, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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