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s_jud_2017a_2017-03-15t13:31:04z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/15/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1035



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment A). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1035, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:51 PM -- HB17-1035



Senator Cooke, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1035, concerning allowing certain crime victims to break their rental agreements under certain circumstances. Senator Cooke distributed amendment L.009 (Attachment A), and explained the bill.



17SenateJud0315AttachA.pdf17SenateJud0315AttachA.pdf



01:54 PM --
Ms. Raana Simmons, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the consequences of domestic violence as it relates to victims' housing, and spoke on domestic violence, generally.



01:58 PM --
Ms. Michelle Aswad, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She discussed her experience relating to domestic violence, including efforts to leave an apartment. Ms. Aswad spoke in support of the bill. Senator Fields commented.



02:02 PM --
Ms. Shelby Ramirez Martinez, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She discussed her experience as a survivor of domestic assault, including her efforts to leave her apartment.



02:07 PM --
Ms. Jennifer Bishara, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She discussed work with assault victims and explained her support for the bill.



02:09 PM --
Mr. Floyd Jones, Jr., representing Colorado Affordable Legal Services, testified in support of the bill. He explained that assault is often perpetrated by a person who lives with or near the victim. Mr. Jones discussed the situation of a specific victim.



02:14 PM --
Ms. Jackie Cash, representing the Department of Personnel and Administration, responded to questions concerning the address confidentiality program.





02:18 PM




Senator Cook explained amendment L.009.

BILL: HB17-1035
TIME: 02:20:23 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.009 (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: HB17-1035
TIME: 02:20:41 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1035, 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














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