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PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For COLORADO COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE JUSTICE PRESENTATION

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT JUDICIARY
Date Jan 8, 2018      
Location RM 271



Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice Presentation - Committee Discussion Only


12:53:23 PM  

Director Hilkey, chair of the Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) was joined Mr. Doug Wilson, Vice Chair of the commission, to brief the committee on the CCJJ pursuant to the SMART Government Act and Joint Rule 25. Committee members received a packet of presentation materials (Attachment D), which Director Hilkey and Mr. Wilson presented to the committee.

01:03:34 PM  

Director Hilkey responded to questions about certain pre-trial programs, and the work of the CCJJ Pretrial Task Force. Director Hilkey returned to briefing the committee on CCJJ's activities. Discussion encompassed race/ethnicity disparities at major decision points in the justice system, as studied under Senate Bill 15-185.

01:16:22 PM  

Director Hilkey continued his presentation and discussed behavioral health issues in the criminal justice system, including trial competency. Director Hilkey returned to briefing the committee on CCJJ legislative recommendations and recently passed commission-sponsored bills. Director Hilkey responded to questions regarding the impact of facilitating housing and employment for offenders reentering society. Discussion followed regarding the potential reauthorization of the CCJJ.

01:32:54 PM  

The committee recessed.






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