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i_jailfunding_2017a_2017-10-23t13:02:15z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 10/23/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

Consideration of Draft Legislation



COUNTY COURTHOUSE AND COUNTY JAIL FUNDING AND OVERCROWDING SOLUTIONS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Report Bill 1 to the Legislative Council Committee

Report Bill 10 to the Legislative Council Committe

Report Bill 11 to the Legislative Council Committe

Report Bill 2 to the Legislative Council Committee

Report Bill 3 to the Legislative Council Committee

Report Bill 4 to the Legislative Council Committee

Report Bill 5 to the Legislative Council Committee

Report Bill 6 to the Legislative Council Committee

Report Bill 8 to the Legislative Council Committee

Report Bill 9 to the Legislative Council Committee
PASS

PASS

TIE

TIE

TIE

PASS

PASS

TIE

TIE

TIE







01:50 PM -- Consideration of Draft Legislation



Senator Coram discussed the bill approval process. He presented Bill 1, concerning financial assistance for county jails and courts. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments A and B). Committee members commented on Bill 1.



17Courthouse1023AttachA.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachA.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachB.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachB.pdf

BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 01:59:07 PM
MOVED: Coram
MOTION: Report Bill 1 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion passed on a vote of 5-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Fields
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Benavidez
No
Coram
Yes
YES: 5 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



Representative Beckman agreed to sponsor the bill and start it in the House, with Senator Coram as the Senate sponsor.





02:01 PM



Senator Fields presented Bill 2, concerning reforming pretrial risk assessment and bonding. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments C and D). Committee members commented on Bill 2.



17Courthouse1023AttachC.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachC.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachD.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachD.pdf

BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 02:13:57 PM
MOVED: Fields
MOTION: Report Bill 2 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion failed on a 3-3 vote.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
No
Crowder
No
Fields
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Benavidez
Yes
Coram
No
YES: 3 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: TIE





02:14 PM



Senator Crowder presented Bill 3, concerning state fiscal responsibility for providing courts. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments E and F). Committee members commented on Bill 3.



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BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 02:15:19 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Report Bill 3 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion failed on a 3-3 vote.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Fields
No
Michaelson Jenet
No
Benavidez
No
Coram
Yes
YES: 3 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: TIE





02:17 PM



Senator Crowder presented Bill 4, concerning increasing Department of Corrections reimbursement to county jails. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments G and H). Committee members commented on Bill 4.



17Courthouse1023AttachG.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachG.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachH.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachH.pdf

BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 02:19:00 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Report Bill 4 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Fields
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Benavidez
Yes
Coram
Yes
YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



Representative Michaelson Jenet agreed to sponsor the bill and start it in the House, with Senator Crowder as the Senate sponsor.





02:24 PM



Representative Michaelson Jenet presented Bill 5, concerning a court system for remote participation in hearings. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments I and J). Representative Michaelson Jenet explained that she would like to amend the bill to move the program to the Office of the State Court Administrator. Committee members commented on the bill.



17Courthouse1023AttachI.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachI.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachJ.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachJ.pdf

BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 02:26:01 PM
MOVED: Michaelson Jenet
MOTION: Report Bill 5 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Fields
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Benavidez
Yes
Coram
Yes
YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



Representative Michaelson Jenet agreed to sponsor the bill and start it in the House, with Senators Crowder and Fields as co-prime Senate sponsors.





02:30 PM



Representative Benavidez presented Bill 6, concerning a state court administrator reminder call center. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments K and L). Committee members commented on the bill.



17Courthouse1023AttachK.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachK.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachL.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachL.pdf

BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 02:34:21 PM
MOVED: Benavidez
MOTION: Report Bill 6 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion failed on a 3-3 vote.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
No
Crowder
No
Fields
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Benavidez
Yes
Coram
No
YES: 3 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: TIE





02:40 PM



Senator Fields presented Bill 7, concerning nondiscretionary parole based on risk assessment. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments M and N). Senator Fields explained that the Sentencing Reform Interim Committee is considering the same topic, and she requested that the committee not pursue it at this time.



17Courthouse1023AttachM.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachM.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachN.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachN.pdf



02:41 PM



Representative Beckman presented Bill 8, concerning encouraging criminal justice coordinating councils. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments O and P). Committee members commented on the bill.



17Courthouse1023AttachO.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachO.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachP.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachP.pdf

BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 02:45:51 PM
MOVED: Beckman
MOTION: Report Bill 8 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion failed on a 3-3 vote.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Fields
No
Michaelson Jenet
No
Benavidez
No
Coram
Yes
YES: 3 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: TIE





02:49 PM



Representative Beckman presented Bill 9, concerning health care cost reimbursement for county jails. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments Q and R). Committee members commented on the bill.



17Courthouse1023AttachQ.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachQ.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachR.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachR.pdf

BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 02:50:26 PM
MOVED: Beckman
MOTION: Report Bill 9 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion failed on a 3-3 vote.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Fields
No
Michaelson Jenet
No
Benavidez
No
Coram
Yes
YES: 3 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: TIE





02:56 PM



Representative Benavidez presented Bill 10, concerning Medicaid eligibility for detained eligibility. The committee received copies of the draft resolution (Attachment S). Representative Benavidez noted that Bill 10 is a resolution and does not count toward the committee's five-bill limit.



17Courthouse1023AttachS.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachS.pdf

BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 02:57:51 PM
MOVED: Benavidez
MOTION: Report Bill 10 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion passed on a vote of 5-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
No
Crowder
Yes
Fields
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Benavidez
Yes
Coram
Yes
YES: 5 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



Representatives Benavidez and Michaelson Jenet agreed to be co-prime sponsors and start the resolution in the House. Senators Fields and Crowder agreed to be co-prime sponsors in the Senate.





02:59 PM



Representative Benavidez presented Bill 11, concerning increasing the surcharge for the Court Security Cash Fund. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments T and U). Committee members commented on the bill.



17Courthouse1023AttachT.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachT.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachU.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachU.pdf

BILL: Consideration of Draft Legislation
TIME: 03:00:51 PM
MOVED: Benavidez
MOTION: Report Bill 11 to the Legislative Council Committee. The motion failed on a 3-3 vote.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Beckman
No
Crowder
No
Fields
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Benavidez
Yes
Coram
No
YES: 3 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: TIE







03:02 PM



Representative Benavidez asked the committee not to consider Bill 12, concerning adding a member to the State Board of Parole, at this time. The committee received copies of the draft bill and fiscal note (Attachments V and W).



17Courthouse1023AttachV.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachV.pdf 17Courthouse1023AttachW.pdf17Courthouse1023AttachW.pdf



03:04 PM



Senator Coram thanked the committee members and interested persons for their participation in the committee.





03:05 PM



The committee adjourned.








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