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h_jud_2018a_2018-02-01t13:32:22z2 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 1, 2018      
Location HCR 0112

HB18-1041 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

04:27:21 PM  

Representative Catlin, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1041, concerning adding certified police working horses to the crime of cruelty to a service animal or a certified police working dog.  Representative Catlin explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Catlin responded to questions regarding the investments that law enforcement agencies make in police horses.  Mr. Chris Creighton, Legislative Council Staff, provided input on the fiscal impact of the bill.  Discussion ensued regarding certain definitions in the bill.

04:41:40 PM  

Mr. Roland Halpern, representing Colorado Voters for Animals, testified in support of the bill.  No amendments were offered to HB 18-1041.  Various committee members made closing remarks on the bill.

04:47:28 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1041 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Salazar
Seconded Willett
Benavidez Yes
Carver Yes
Foote Excused
Herod Yes
Lundeen Yes
Melton Yes
Weissman Yes
Willett Yes
Wist Yes
Salazar Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS