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s_jud_2018a_2018-03-19t13:38:22z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1078

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 19, 2018      
Location SCR 352



HB18-1078 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:38:58 PM  

Senator Gardner explained HB18-1078, concerning court programs for defendants who have served in the armed forces.

Senator Gardner presented and distributed Amendment L. 008 (Attachment A).  He reported that the bill was amended in the House regarding the sealing of records, and L. 008 makes further clarifications.

01:43:31 PM  

Dick Young, representing the United Veterans Committee, spoke in support of the bill.  He explained the bill's efficiencies and cost savings. 

01:50:24 PM  

Duane France, representing the Family Care Center, testified in favor of the bill.  He discussed the mental health impacts of combat and the benefits of the veteran's court. 

 

 



01:54:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Coram
Fields
Kagan
Cooke
Gardner
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:55:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1078, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Coram Yes
Fields Yes
Kagan Yes
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS