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s_jud_2017a_2017-02-27t13:31:06z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/27/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-177



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-177 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:55 PM -- SB17-177



Senator Cooke, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-177, concerning amending the definition of "special respondent" in the Children's Code to allow a person to be voluntarily joined in a dependency or neglect proceeding.



01:57 PM --
Mr. Bruce Barker, Weld County attorney, testified in support of the bill. He discussed the need for the bill.



01:59 PM --
Ms. Dorothy Macias, representing the Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: SB17-177
TIME: 02:00:57 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-177 to the Committee of the Whole, with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. 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







02:01 PM



The committee adjourned.








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