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S_JUD_2017A 03/27/2017 01:30 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Date: 03/27/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:31 PM to 01:54 PM
Coram
X
Fields
X
Place: SCR 352
Kagan
E
Cooke
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Gardner
*
Senator Cooke
This Report was prepared by
Conrad Imel
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB17-1138

SB17-236

SB17-233

SB17-241
Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to Senate Appropriations

Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

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





01:31 PM -- HB17-1138



Senator Cooke called the committee to order; a quorum was present. Senator Williams, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1138, concerning the reporting of hate crimes by law enforcement agencies. Senator Williams explained the bill and discussed its need. She responded to a question concerning the availability of information covered by the bill.



01:35 PM --
Mr. Jeremy Shaver, representing the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), testified in support of the bill. Mr. Shaver discussed the ADL's work on issues concerning hate crimes, and provided information on hate crimes, generally. He discussed the benefits of HB 17-1138.



01:39 PM --
Ms. Katica Roy, representing the Isabella Bird Community School, testified in support of the bill. She discussed crimes against the school, and the benefits of the bill. She discussed her experience working with refugees.



Senator Williams commented on the data that would be available under the bill.



01:42 PM --
Ms. Gabby Reed, representing the Department of Public Safety, made herself available for questions. Ms. Reed responded to questions concerning the information that would be required to be presented under the bill. Senator Williams and Senator Coram discussed the information that would be covered by the bill.

























01:45 PM



Senator Williams provided closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1138
TIME: 01:46:07 PM
MOVED: Fields
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1138 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 4-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Excused
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





01:48 PM -- SB17-236



Senator Coram, sponsor, presented Senator Bill 17-236, concerning the continuation of the regulation of bail bonding agents regulated by Article 23 of Title 10, C.R.S., by the Division of Insurance, and, in connection therewith, implementing the sunset review recommendations of the Department of Regulatory Agencies.



01:49 PM --
Mr. Mark Spensieri, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: SB17-236
TIME: 01:50:32 PM
MOVED: Coram
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-236 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 3-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Excused
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Excused
Final YES: 3 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS















01:51 PM -- SB17-233



The committee considered Senate Bill 17-233, concerning the scheduled repeal of reports by the Department of Law to the General Assembly.

BILL: SB17-233
TIME: 01:51:50 PM
MOVED: Coram
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-233 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 3-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Excused
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Excused
Final YES: 3 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



































































01:52 PM -- SB17-241



The committee considered Senate Bill 17-241, concerning the scheduled repeal of reports by the Judicial Department to the General Assembly. Senator Coram distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).



17SenateJud0327AttachA.pdf17SenateJud0327AttachA.pdf

BILL: SB17-241
TIME: 01:53:13 PM
MOVED: Coram
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Fields
Kagan
Excused
Cooke
Gardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




















































BILL: SB17-241
TIME: 01:53:28 PM
MOVED: Coram
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-241, 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 3-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Excused
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Excused
Final YES: 3 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





01:54 PM



The committee adjourned.