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s_jud_2016a_2016-04-11t13:31:13z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/11/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-111



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 16-111, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:51 PM -- SB16-111



Senator Lambert, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-111, concerning authorizing the Colorado Mounted Rangers as certified reserve peace officers. Senator Lambert discussed the need for mounted rangers to have peace officer certification, and specific instances in which such certification would be beneficial. Senator Lambert distributed and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



16SenateJud0411AttachB.pdf16SenateJud0411AttachB.pdf



02:59 PM --
Ms. Peg Ackerman, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ackerman stated support for establishing a task force.



03:00 PM --
Mr. Kevin Klein, representing the Colorado Department of Public Safety and the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in support of the bill.



03:01 PM --
Mr. Scott Turner, representing the Colorado Attorney General's Office, and Mr. Cory Amend, representing the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, made themselves available for questions; there were no questions.



03:01 PM --
Col. Ronald Abramson, representing the Colorado Mounted Rangers, testified in support of the bill. He discussed the role of mounted rangers, and the benefits of the bill. He responded to questions regarding qualifications for becoming a mounted ranger, and the authority of the rangers.





03:07 PM



The committee and Senator Lambert discussed the bill and issues discussed during witness testimony.

BILL: SB16-111
TIME: 03:09:03 PM
MOVED: Lundberg
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Merrifield
Ulibarri
Lundberg
Roberts
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: SB16-111
TIME: 03:09:19 PM
MOVED: Lundberg
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-111, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Ulibarri
Yes
Lundberg
Yes
Roberts
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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