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s_fin_2016a_2016-03-29t14:03:58z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/29/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-075



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt Amendment L.005 (Attachment E). The motion f

Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment H). The motion f

Adopt Amendment L.009 (Attachment G). The motion f

Postpone Senate Bill 16-075 indefinitely using a r

Refer Senate Bill 16-075 to the Committee on Appro
FAIL

FAIL

FAIL

Pass Without Objection

FAIL







02:43 PM -- SB16-075



Senators Johnston and Cooke, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 16-075, which expands the type of misdemeanor convictions, for a defendant sentenced after July 1, 2016, that require the defendant to provide a sample of his or her DNA, to include:

      third degree assault;

      menacing, when the underlying factual basis involves domestic violence;

      reckless endangerment, when the underlying factual basis involves domestic violence;

      misdemeanor criminal mischief, when the underlying factual basis involves domestic violence;

      misdemeanor child abuse;

      violation of a protection order; and

      harassment.



Senator Johnston distributed a packet of background information about DNA exonerations, storage, and the collection process (Attachment D).



16SenateFin0329AttachD.pdf16SenateFin0329AttachD.pdf



02:54 PM --
Ms. Denise Maes, representing the ACLU of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Maes responded to comments and questions from the committee.



03:10 PM --
Ms. Becky Bornhoft, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



03:19 PM --
Ms. Janet Huffor, representing El Paso County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill.



03:27 PM --
Sheriff Tony Spurlock, Douglas County Sheriff, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.





03:36 PM



Senator Johnston distributed and explained Amendment L.005 (Attachment E). Sheriff Spurlock distributed a letter of support from the Jefferson County Sheriff (Attachment F).



16SenateFin0329AttachE.pdf16SenateFin0329AttachE.pdf 16SenateFin0329AttachF.pdf16SenateFin0329AttachF.pdf



03:38 PM --
Ms. Karmen Carter, representing the Blue Bench, testified in support of the bill.



03:41 PM --
Ms. Jan Girten, representing the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) with the Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Girten addressed a question from the committee about the accreditation standards that the CBI labs must meet. She also addressed additional questions about DNA data collected by the CBI. Senator Johnston commented on how DNA data collected by the CBI is used by law enforcement officials.



03:49 PM --
Mr. Mark Hurlbert, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill.



03:58 PM --
Mr. Mitch Morrissey, representing the Denver District Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill.



04:05 PM --
Ms. Raana Simmons, representing Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill.



04:09 PM --
Mr. Landon Gates, representing the Colorado Association for Victims Assistance, testified in support of the bill.





04:10 PM



Senators Cooke and Johnston made closing remarks on the bill. Senator Johnston distributed and explained Amendment L.009 (Attachment G).



16SenateFin0329AttachG.pdf16SenateFin0329AttachG.pdf

BILL: SB16-075
TIME: 04:15:10 PM
MOVED: Johnston
MOTION: Adopt Amendment L.009 (Attachment G). The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
No
Neville T.
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: SB16-075
TIME: 04:16:20 PM
MOVED: Johnston
MOTION: Adopt Amendment L.005 (Attachment E). The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
No
Neville T.
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: SB16-075
TIME: 04:17:21 PM
MOVED: Johnston
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment H). The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.



16SenateFin0329AttachH.pdf16SenateFin0329AttachH.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
No
Neville T.
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: SB16-075
TIME: 04:18:04 PM
MOVED: Johnston
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-075 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
No
Neville T.
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: SB16-075
TIME: 04:21:01 PM
MOVED: Holbert
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-075 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Johnston
Kerr
Hill
Neville T.
Final YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection







04:21 PM



The committee adjourned.




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