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ECE32331EB28981B872583B70002F7C5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-091

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 7, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



SB19-091 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


05:32:32 PM  

The committee recessed.

05:38:10 PM  

Representative Singer, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-091, concerning support of peace officers involved in a use of force incident.  Representative Singer explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need.  Representative Singer responded to committee questions.

05:57:49 PM  

Representative Singer continued to respond to committee questions regarding the stakeholder process that resulted in SB 19-091. The following persons testified regarding SB 19-091:

Mr. John Nicoletti, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Nicoletti discussed the effects of traumatic events on police.

Chief Paul Pazen, representing the Denver Police Department, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Tim Lopez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He discussed trauma experienced by law enforcement officers.

Mr. Sean Harper, representing the Fraternal Order of Police, testified in support of the bill.

Sergeant Mike Honn, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the need for a state law to direct local governments to abide by the bill's provisions, and funding issues associated with the bill.

06:30:03 PM  

Discussion continued regarding the use of grant funds under SB 19-091. Discussion followed regarding a specific evaluation requirement in the bill.

06:44:35 PM  

Representative Singer explained the effect of amendment L.003 (Attachment I).



06:47:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Roberts
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Galindo Excused
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:49:39 PM
Motion Adopt conceptual amendment to remove paragraphs (c) and (d) of the legislative declaration.
Moved Herod
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Galindo Excused
Gonzales-Gutierrez
McKean
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:54:39 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-091, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Soper
Seconded Carver
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld No
Carver Yes
Galindo Excused
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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