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S_JUD_2019A 04/12/2019 01:09:13 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date 04/12/2019
Attendance
Cooke E
Gardner X
Rodriguez X
Gonzales X
Lee X
Time 01:09:13 PM to 01:21:07 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Lee
This Report was prepared by Juliann Jenson
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-222 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
SB19-223 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

SB19-222 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


01:10:54 PM  

The committee convened to take action on Senate Bills 19-222 and 223, which were originally heard in Senate Judiciary on April 10, 2019.  

Senator Story distributed and discussed amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments A and B).  She stressed that the amendments reflect stakeholder work and better clarify intent. 

 



01:10:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Lee
Seconded
Cooke Excused
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:11:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Lee
Seconded
Cooke Excused
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:14:13 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-222, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Cooke Excused
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-223 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


01:15:23 PM  

Senator Lee explained and distributed amendments L. 001 and  L. 002 (Attachments C and D).  The first amendment addresses exemptions from civil liability.  The second amendment makes minor changes in language and adds inpatient bed space.  



01:15:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L. 001
Moved Lee
Seconded
Cooke Excused
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:16:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Lee
Seconded
Cooke Excused
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:18:22 PM  

Senator Lee distributed amendment L. 003 (Attachment E).  Maureen Cain, representing the Office of the State Public Defender, explained the amendment and how it aligns with the consent decree, along with other conforming changes.  



01:18:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Cooke Excused
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:20:58 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-223, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Cooke Excused
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:21:07 PM   The committee adjourned.