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FA8F31E4773030D1872586D9006B865D Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-193

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date May 18, 2021      
Location Old State Library



SB21-193 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:34:32 PM  

The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Herod, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 21-193, concerning the protection of a pregnant person's rights during the prenatal period. Representative Herod explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need.

01:46:37 PM  
Indra Lusero, representing Elephant Circle, testified in support of SB 21-193.

Katherine Reilly, representing the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.

Lizzy Hinkley, representing the ACLU, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Lusero responded to questions regarding the impact of the bill on Caesarian births. Discussion ensued regarding due process issues, and the scope of the bill in terms of who will be impacted by it. Discussion followed regarding certain jurisprudence invoked by the bill.

02:17:00 PM  
Kristina Fedran, representing herself, testified in support of SB 21-193.

Vita Malama, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Nelia Borden, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Jen Anderson-Tarver, representing Elephant Circle, testified in support of the bill.

Christina Yebuah, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.

02:38:46 PM  
The committee returned to order. Representative Herod explained the effect of amendment L.014 (Attachment A).


02:40:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014
Moved Tipper
Seconded Luck
Bacon
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Daugherty
Luck
Lynch
Roberts
Woodrow
Tipper
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:40:47 PM  
Representative Herod explained the effect of amendment L.015 (Attachment B). Representative Herod responded to questions regarding other pending legislation related to SB 21-193.


02:43:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015
Moved Tipper
Seconded Weissman
Bacon
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Daugherty
Luck
Lynch
Roberts
Woodrow
Tipper
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:43:18 PM  
Representative Herod explained the effect of amendment L.016 (Attachment C).


02:44:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016
Moved Tipper
Seconded Roberts
Bacon
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Daugherty
Luck
Lynch
Roberts
Woodrow
Tipper
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:47:06 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-193, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Woodrow
Bacon Yes
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Carver No
Daugherty Yes
Luck No
Lynch No
Roberts Yes
Woodrow Yes
Tipper Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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