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h_jud_2017a_2017-03-30t14:40:12z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/30/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-115



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 17-115, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:40 PM -- SB17-115



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representatives Foote and Willett, prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-115, concerning an expansion of the exception to the crime of possession of sexually exploitative material for persons involved in sexually exploitative materials cases. Committee members received two fact sheets supporting the legislation (Attachments A and B). Both representatives provided background on the issues addressed by the legislation, and discussed its need. Representative Foote responded to questions regarding how sexually exploitative materials are handled by law enforcement information technology professionals. The following persons testified on SB 17-115:



17HouseJud0330AttachA.pdf17HouseJud0330AttachA.pdf 17HouseJud0330AttachB.pdf17HouseJud0330AttachB.pdf



02:46 PM --
Mr. Mike Rankin, representing the Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Rankin discussed the difficulties inherent to tracking sexually exploitative materials. Mr. Rankin addressed questions raised during earlier testimony.



02:48 PM --
Ms. Peg Ackerman, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ackerman responded to questions regarding safeguards against peace officers further disseminating sexually exploitative materials, and the peace officer status of those who perform information technology services with respect to sexually exploitative materials.



02:54 PM --
Mr. Tim Lane, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Lane addressed issues raised during earlier discussion, including the process by which sexually exploitative materials are handled by law enforcement.





03:01 PM



Representative Foote explained the effect of amendment L.001 (Attachment C). Discussion ensued regarding the appropriateness of the amendment.



17HouseJud0330AttachC.pdf17HouseJud0330AttachC.pdf

BILL: SB17-115
TIME: 03:04:00 PM
MOVED: Foote
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Willett
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:04 PM



Representatives Willett and Foote provided closing remarks in support of SB 17-115.

BILL: SB17-115
TIME: 03:04:51 PM
MOVED: Willett
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-115, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Foote
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














Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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