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s_fin_2018a_2018-05-01t13:51:47z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-278

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date May 1, 2018      
Location SCR 352



SB18-278 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


01:53:19 PM  
Senators Priola and Martinez Humenik, co-prime
sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-278, which increases the penalty for
assault on a firefighter or peace officer.  Senator Priola distributed
amendment L.001 and a handout to the committee [Attachments A and B, respectively].
 Senators Martinez Humenik and Priola responded to committee questions.
01:56:21 PM  

Chris Howes, representing the Emergency Medical Services Association, testified on the bill.

02:04:32 PM  

Carrie Thompson, representing the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in opposition to the bill.



02:10:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment A].
Moved Tate
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kagan No
Scott Yes
Tate Yes
Neville T. Yes
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:13:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-278, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Jahn No
Kagan No
Scott Yes
Tate Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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