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h_jud_2017a_2017-02-21t13:35:29z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/21/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1125



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1125 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:35 PM -- HB17-1125



Representatives Nordberg and Winter, prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1125, concerning eliminating the duty of the Division of Correctional Industries to provide certain services for the state's correctional facilities. Representative Winter provided background on the need for the legislation, and explained the bill's effect. Representative Nordberg provided additional input on the bill. The following persons testified regarding the bill:



01:38 PM --
Ms. Deb Goheen, representing the Department of Corrections, testified in support of HB 17-1125. Ms. Goheen explained how certain mandates currently in statute result in unnecessary costs for the department.



01:42 PM --
Ms. Christina Rosendahl, representing the Department of Corrections, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Rosendahl provided further input on moving certain services away from the Correctional Industries program, and discussed the function of the program. Ms. Rosendahl responded to questions regarding potential negative impacts of the bill on inmate transitions, and the practical effect of the legislation.





01:46 PM

BILL: HB17-1125
TIME: 01:46:57 PM
MOVED: Salazar
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1125 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Wist
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Carver
Yes
Foote
Yes
Herod
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Melton
Yes
Weissman
Yes
Willett
Yes
Wist
Yes
Salazar
Yes
Lee
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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