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h_jud_2018a_2018-04-27t14:16:42z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-059

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 27, 2018      
Location RM 271



SB18-059 - Committee Discussion Only


02:54:12 PM  

Representative Pabon, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-059, concerning creation of a public safety information-sharing system. Representative Pabon explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Pabon responded to questions regarding how information is shared among agencies under the bill.

03:02:52 PM  

Mr. David Shipley, representing the Colorado Information Sharing Consortium, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Shipley explained how sharing information among law enforcement agencies is beneficial in certain emergency situations, and discussed the rapid facilitation of information using technology. Mr. Shipley responded to questions regarding the types of information-sharing systems that are currently available to law enforcement, and the purpose of the bill with regard to these systems. Mr. Shipley responded to further questions regarding laws that impact the sharing of information by law enforcement agencies, and the time frame for the program created by the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the user interface technology used to access information under the bill, and the types of information that would be shared.

03:16:39 PM  

Detective Katie Arehart, representing the Brighton Police Department, testified in support of SB 18-059. Detective Arehart cited some examples where information-sharing among law enforcement agencies has been beneficial in addressing crime. Detective Arehart responded to questions regarding the technology used in the cases she referenced, and the system that carries the information.

03:26:00 PM  
Mr. Jim Hills, representing CISC/ASCO, testified in support of SB 18-059. Mr. Hills explained how he uses information-sharing among agencies to investigate crimes, and provided examples. Mr. Hills responded to questions regarding how systems created by the bill may be better than current information-sharing systems. Mr. Vince Line, representing the Colorado Information Sharing Consortium, testified in support of the bill. Representative Pabon responded to questions regarding the expansion of information sharing under the bill. Mr. Line returned to discussing the merits of the legislation. Mr. Line responded to questions regarding the companies that provide information-sharing infrastructure to law enforcement. Discussion ensued regarding the relationship between the State of Colorado and the consortium.
03:43:33 PM  

Representative Pabon explained the effect of amendment L.017 (Attachment C).



03:46:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.017.
Moved Salazar
Seconded Melton
Benavidez No
Carver No
Lundeen No
Melton Yes
Roberts Yes
Rosenthal Yes
Weissman Yes
Willett Yes
Wist No
Salazar No
Lee Yes
YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:46:48 PM  
Representative Lee laid over SB 18-059.