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S_JUD_2017A 03/06/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Date: 03/06/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:42 PM to 02:14 PM
Coram
X
Fields
X
Place: SCR 352
Kagan
X
Cooke
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Gardner
X
Senator Gardner
This Report was prepared by
Conrad Imel
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB17-1023

HB17-1015

HB17-1142

HB17-1071

HB17-1039
Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar





01:42 PM -- HB17-1023



Senator Gardner, chair, called the committee to order. Senator Holbert and Senator Court, prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1023, concerning a clarification of procedures for subpoenas for deceptive trade practices. Senator Holbert explained the bill.

BILL: HB17-1023
TIME: 01:44:32 PM
MOVED: Coram
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1023 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it is placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS















01:45 PM -- HB17-1015



Senator Cooke, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1015, concerning clarifying the manner in which reductions of inmates' jail sentences are administered in county jails. He explained the bill and discussed its need.



01:46 PM --
Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle and Ms. Dea Wheeler, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Sheriff Pelle explained the benefits of the bill. Ms. Wheeler discussed her work with sheriffs on issues of concern to them, and her work on HB 17-1015. Sheriff Pelle responded to a question concerning earned time. Senator Cooke commented.





01:52 PM



Senator Cooke distributed and explained amendment L.005 (Attachment A). He responded to questions concerning the amendment.



17SenateJud0306AttachA.pdf17SenateJud0306AttachA.pdf

BILL: HB17-1015
TIME: 01:54:15 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Fields
Kagan
Cooke
Gardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
































BILL: HB17-1015
TIME: 01:55:28 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1015, 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
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





01:56 PM -- HB17-1142



Senator Gardner, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1142, concerning notices of certain court proceedings. He explained the bill. Senator Gardner responded to a question concerning the type of mailing required under the bill.



02:00 PM --
Mr. Terry Scanlon, representing the Judicial Department, came to the table to respond to Senator Kagan's question concerning mailing notices.

BILL: HB17-1142
TIME: 02:01:53 PM
MOVED: Gardner
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1142 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
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





















02:02 PM -- HB17-1071



Senator Gardner and Senator Kagan, prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1071, concerning a process for repayment of certain criminal monetary amounts ordered by the court to be paid following conviction. Senator Gardner explained the bill, and a recent U.S. Supreme Court case concerning Colorado's scheme for repayment of criminal monetary amounts. Senator Kagan discussed his reasons for supporting the bill.



02:06 PM --
Ms. JM Fay, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Senator Gardner read Ms. Fay's testimony on her behalf. Her testimony discussed her personal circumstances that would be impacted by the bill.



02:08 PM --
Ms. Jennifer Anderson, representing the Colorado Attorney General's Office, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1071
TIME: 02:10:14 PM
MOVED: Gardner
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1071 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
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS

















































02:11 PM -- HB17-1039



Senator Kagan, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1039, concerning communication issues related to restorative justice. Senator Kagan explained the bill and amendments made by the House.

BILL: HB17-1039
TIME: 02:13:56 PM
MOVED: Kagan
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1039 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
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:14 PM



The committee adjourned.