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h_jud_2017a_2017-04-04t13:31:09z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/04/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-220



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A). The motion f

Refer Senate Bill 17-220 to the Committee on Appro
FAIL

PASS







01:35 PM -- SB17-220



Representative Arndt, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-220, concerning the continuation of the Restorative Justice Coordinating Council. Representative Arndt explained the effect of the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the function of the Colorado Juvenile Parole Board, and the bill's fiscal impact. Mr. Chris Creighton, Legislative Council Staff, provided input on the bill's costs. Discussion followed regarding the merits of continuing the Restorative Justice Coordinating Council, and the potential for the council to report to the committee under the SMART Act.





01:50 PM



Discussion returned to the costs associated with the Restorative Justice Coordinating Council. The following persons testified regarding the bill:



01:52 PM --
Ms. Deb Witzel, representing the Restorative Justice Coordinating Council, testified in support of the bill.



01:52 PM --
Ms. Meghan Dollar, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the stakeholder process in creating the legislation. Ms. Dollar responded to questions regarding successes of the Restorative Justice Coordinating Council during its tenure. Ms. Witzel provided input on this issue, including explaining the programming conducted by the council. Discussion again returned to the council's budget, including income sources and expenditures.





02:07 PM



Discussion continued regarding the Restorative Justice Coordinating Council's budget, and how its expenditures are applied.





02:14 PM



Discussion ensued regarding the potential for sunsetting the Restorative Justice Coordinating Council after five years, and the merits of amendment L.003 (Attachment A).



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BILL: SB17-220
TIME: 02:20:11 PM
MOVED: Wist
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A). The motion failed on a vote of 4-7.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Benavidez
No
Carver
Yes
Foote
No
Herod
No
Lundeen
Yes
Melton
No
Weissman
No
Willett
Yes
Wist
Yes
Salazar
No
Lee
No
YES: 4 NO: 7 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





02:24 PM



The committee discussed the merits of SB 17-220.

BILL: SB17-220
TIME: 02:24:06 PM
MOVED: Salazar
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-220 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Herod
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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