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DE159EB0F6461BDC872588000065821D Hearing Summary


Date Mar 9, 2022      
Location SCR 352

HB22-1150 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

11:28:47 AM  

Senators Cooke and Fields, co-prime sponsors, explained House Bill 22-1150, concerning the elimination of signature requirements for persons who are alleged to have violated certain offenses.   The bill sponsors discussed eliminating signatures at traffice stops, safety, and other efficiencies. 



11:33:19 AM  

Committee members asked questions about the bill's application to the court text reminder program and obtaining phone numbers. 

Captain Michael Honn, representing Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill. He discussed the benefits of the bill and responded to the court text reminder question.

Major David Aldridge, representing Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill.  He discussed improved services and efficiencies. 

11:44:17 AM  

Mr James Karbach, representing Colorado state public defenders office, testified in support of the bill.  He discussed the bill's merits, including safety and decreasing opportunities for traffic stops to escalate. 


11:48:18 AM  

Senator Cooke presented and distributed Amendment L.001 regarding a technical change for uniformity (Attachment A). 

11:49:11 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Cooke
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:49:13 AM  

Senators Fields and Cooke made closing remarks.

11:50:34 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1150, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Cooke
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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