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h_sa_2016a_2016-05-10t10:03:07z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/10/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-213



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Bill 16-213 indefinitely. The moti

Refer Senate Bill 16-213 to the Committee on Judic
PASS

FAIL







12:18 PM -- SB16-213



Representatives DelGrosso and Singer, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 16-213. This bill creates the construction defect litigation study group within the Judicial Department to investigate matters concerning construction defect litigation in district courts. The study group is required to make a report to the judiciary committees of the General Assembly and chief justice of the Judicial Department by March 1, 2017. The report must include any recommended civil rule changes, changes in filing fees, options and alternatives for discovery and preliminary procedural issues, and, if the study group determines it is desirable, a pilot program within the Judicial Department.



Committee members discussed the bill with the sponsors.



12:46 PM --
Carolyn Siegel, representing Build Our Homes Right, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.



12:52 PM --
Kelly Campbell, representing the Property Casualty Insurers Association, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee member questions.





01:06 PM



Representative DelGrosso wrapped up his presentation of the bill.





01:07 PM



The committee recessed.





01:08 PM



The committee reconvened.



Representative Singer wrapped up his presentation of the bill.



Committee members commented on the bill.





01:18 PM



The committee recessed.





01:26 PM



The committee reconvened.

BILL: SB16-213
TIME: 01:27:22 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-213 to the Committee on Judiciary. The motion failed on a vote of 1-8.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Foote
No
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
No
Tyler
No
Lontine
No
Ryden
No
YES: 1 NO: 8 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: SB16-213
TIME: 01:28:27 PM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-213 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Coram
No
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







01:29 PM



The committee adjourned.




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