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h_jud_2018a_2018-05-08t13:51:41z4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-222

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date May 8, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



SB18-222 - Postponed Indefinitely


03:53:39 PM  

Representative Wist, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-222, concerning reimbursing prosecuting attorneys for costs associated with litigating Rule 35 of the Colorado Criminal Procedure Motions.  Discussion ensued regarding the merits of the bill.

03:53:51 PM  

Mr. Tom Raynes, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Bruce Brown, representing the Fifth Judicial District, testified in support of the bill.  He explained that the bill will allow him to hire experts on Rule 35 motions.

03:59:22 PM  

Representative Wist explained the effect of amendment L.003 (Attachment I).



04:00:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003.
Moved Wist
Seconded Willett
Benavidez
Carver
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Roberts
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:03:11 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-222, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Wist
Seconded Lundeen
Benavidez No
Carver Yes
Herod No
Lundeen Yes
Melton No
Roberts Yes
Weissman No
Willett Yes
Wist Yes
Salazar No
Lee No
YES: 5   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:03:57 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-222 indefinitely.
Moved Salazar
Seconded Melton
Benavidez Yes
Carver No
Herod Yes
Lundeen No
Melton Yes
Roberts No
Weissman Yes
Willett No
Wist No
Salazar Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS