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h_jud_2016a_2016-05-05t14:14:16z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/05/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-019



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-019 to the Committee on Appro PASS







02:14 AM -- SB16-019



The committee returned to order. Representatives Saine and Foote, prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 16-019, concerning a requirement that court-ordered mental condition examinations be recorded. Committee members received a letter on the bill from the Colorado Psychiatric Society and Colorado Psychological Association (Attachment I). Representative Saine explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Foote provided additional input on the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the fiscal impact of the bill. Discussion followed regarding certain potential constitutional issues associated with the bill, and the ability to conduct the recordings required by the bill without the passage of legislation.



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The following persons testified regarding SB 16-019:



02:27 AM --
Mr. Tom Raynes, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Raynes responded to questions regarding his opinion of the concerns previously raised about the bill.



02:29 AM --
Dr. Patrick Fox, representing the Department of Human Services, made himself available to respond to questions about the bill.





02:30 AM



No amendments were offered to SB 16-019.

BILL: SB16-019
TIME: 02:31:05 AM
MOVED: Foote
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-019 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 9-2.
SECONDED: Kagan
VOTE
Carver
Yes
Court
Yes
Foote
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Melton
No
Salazar
No
Willett
Yes
Wist
Yes
Lee
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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