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E558163106FB3FB18725850500069DD2 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 4, 2020      
Location HCR 0112

HB20-1054 - Committee Discussion Only

06:14:14 PM  

Representative Soper and Roberts, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1054. Under current law, a defendant may withdraw from a plea agreement if a judge decides not to accept specific conditions of the agreement. The bill allows the prosecution to withdraw from a plea agreement as well as the defendant.

06:19:19 PM  

Karen Taylor, Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, testified against the bill.

06:24:28 PM  

Jason Middleton, Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, testified against the bill.

06:29:45 PM  

Ms. Taylor and Mr. Middleton responded to questions.

06:38:47 PM  

Committee questions continued.

06:48:21 PM  

Tom Raynes, Colorado District Attorneys Council, testified in support of the bill.

06:58:36 PM  

Mr. Raynes responded to questions.

06:59:42 PM  

Representative Roberts and Soper made closing comments.

07:06:01 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1054 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Soper
Seconded Roberts
Benavidez Excused
Carver Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez No
Pelton Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper No
Herod No
Weissman No
YES: 4   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

07:06:56 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1054 indefinitely.
Moved Herod
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez Excused
Carver No
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Pelton No
Roberts No
Soper No
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
YES: 4   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
07:07:00 PM  

Representative Weissman recessed the meeting.

07:10:11 PM  

Representative Weissman reconvened the meeting.   Representative Weissman adjourned the meeting.

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