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H_JUD_2019A 02/28/2019 02:08:22 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date 02/28/2019
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bockenfeld X
Carver *
Galindo X
Gonzales-Gutierrez E
McKean X
Roberts X
Soper X
Tipper X
Herod X
Weissman X
Time 02:08:22 PM to 02:47:53 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Weissman
This Report was prepared by Bo Pogue
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1064 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB19-1064 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:08:40 PM  

The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Sullivan, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1064, concerning eliminating requirements that victims must opt in to effect their rights in criminal proceedings.  The committee heard testimony on the bill at its February 12 meeting. Representative Sullivan provided background on the trajectory of the legislation, and discussed its fiscal impact. Representative Sullivan explained the effect of amendments L.001 (Attachment A) and L.002 (Attachment B). Mr. Aaron Carpenter, Legislative Council Staff, provided input on the fiscal impact of the bill, as altered by the amendments.



02:20:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Roberts
Seconded Galindo
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver Excused
Galindo
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
McKean
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:24:03 PM  

Discussion ensued regarding the fiscal impact of amendment L.002.



02:24:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Roberts
Seconded Galindo
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver Excused
Galindo
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
McKean
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:24:12 PM  

Representative Sullivan provided closing remarks in support of HB 19-1064. Various committee members provided their positions on the bill.

02:29:49 PM  

The committee recessed.

02:34:53 PM  

The committee returned to order. Discussion continued on the merits of HB 19-1064.



02:47:33 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1064, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Galindo
Seconded Roberts
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld No
Carver Yes
Galindo Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod No
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:47:53 PM   The committee adjourned.