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s_jud_2018a_2018-02-21t13:31:09z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-166

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Feb 21, 2018      
Location SCR 352



SB18-166 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:42:02 PM  

Senator Coram, sponsor, explained SB18-166 concerning changing the maximum jail sentence for certain crimes from one year to three hundred sixty-four days. 

 

He distributed Amendment L.003 (Attachment C). 

01:44:10 PM  

Jeremy Schupback, representing the Colorado Bar Association, spoke in favor of the bill.  He explained that it is a common sense measure that will reduce jail over-crowding.  

The committee took a brief recess. 

01:50:28 PM  

Senator Gardner announced that Senator Aguilar is to replace Senator Kagan for the remainder of the meeting.  



01:51:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Coram
Seconded
Aguilar
Coram
Fields
Cooke
Gardner
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:51:42 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-166, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Coram
Seconded
Aguilar Yes
Coram Yes
Fields Yes
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS