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s_jud_2016a_2016-03-28t13:31:35z8 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/28/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1262



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment E). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1262, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







03:27 PM -- HB16-1262



Senator Cooke, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1262, concerning measures to improve peace officer hiring, and, in connection therewith, requiring employment waivers as part of the background check process for a person applying for a position as a peace officer who has worked as an officer and giving the Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Board the authority to deny certification to an applicant who entered into a deferred agreement. He explained the bill and distributed and explained amendment L.006 (Attachment E).



16SenateJud0328AttachE.pdf16SenateJud0328AttachE.pdf



03:29 PM --
Mr. Ron Sloan, representing the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in support of the bill. He discussed current practices and issues of transparency.



03:32 PM --
Ms. Peg Ackerman, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. She stated support for law enforcement agencies having complete information before making a hire.



03:33 PM --
Ms. Meghan Dollar, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. She stated the importance of making decisions with full information.



03:34 PM --
Mr. Scott Turner and Mr. Cory Amend, representing the P.O.S.T. Board, made themselves available for questions. There were no questions.





03:34 PM



Senator Cooke provided closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1262
TIME: 03:36:40 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment E). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Cooke
Merrifield
Lundberg
Roberts
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB16-1262
TIME: 03:37:00 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1262, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Lundberg
Yes
Roberts
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







03:37 PM



The committee adjourned.


The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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