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H_JUD_2019A 03/05/2019 01:32:50 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date 03/05/2019
Attendance
Benavidez X
Bockenfeld X
Carver X
Galindo X
Gonzales-Gutierrez E
McKean X
Roberts X
Soper *
Tipper X
Herod X
Weissman X
Time 01:32:50 PM to 03:02:09 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Weissman
This Report was prepared by Bo Pogue
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1205 Referred to House Appropriations
SB19-100 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB19-1205 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:33:07 PM  

The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Arndt, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1205, concerning allowing reimbursement for expenses for members of the Restorative Justice Coordinating Council (RJCC).  Representative Arndt explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Arndt responded to questions regarding the membership of the RJCC. The following persons testified regarding the bill:

Ms. Liz Porter-Merrill, representing the RJCC, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the work and membership of the council, and addressed questions raised during previous discussion.

Mr. Matt Riede, representing the RJCC, testified in support of the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the potential for amending the bill to limit reimbursements to nongovernment employee members of the RJCC. Ms. Porter-Merrill and Mr. Riede responded to questions regarding travel by the council members.

01:49:57 PM  

No amendments were offered to HB 19-1205. Representative Arndt provided closing remarks in support of the bill. Various committee members provided their positions on the bill.



01:56:26 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1205 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McKean
Seconded Roberts
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Galindo Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-100 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:56:46 PM  

Representative Tipper, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-100, concerning the creation of the "Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act."  Representative Tipper explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Discussion ensued regarding penalties levied under the bill.

02:10:20 PM  

The following person testified regarding SB 19-100:

Mr. Dieter Roemdonck, representing CompTia, testified on the bill from a neutral position. Mr. Roemdonck raised concerns about the bill's construction with federal statute. Discussion ensued on this point.

02:25:51 PM  

Representative Tipper responded to questions regarding the effect of SB 19-100 on current state law in the area of the unauthorized distribution of intimate media. Discussion ensued on this impact.

02:43:06 PM  

Discussion ensued regarding entities that support SB 19-100. Discussion followed regarding relief available to plaintiffs under the bill, and certain definitions in the bill. Representative Tipper explained the effect of amendment L.005 (Attachment A).



02:58:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Tipper
Seconded Galindo
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Galindo
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
McKean
Roberts
Soper
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:58:41 PM  
Representative Tipper provided closing remarks in support of SB 19-100.


03:01:54 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-100, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Galindo
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Galindo Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:02:09 PM   The committee adjourned.