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s_sa_2017a_2017-05-03t13:38:55z12 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/03/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1268



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1268 indefinitely. The mot

Refer House Bill 17-1268 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







08:49 PM -- HB17-1268



Senator Coram, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1268. This bill changes the penalty for class 2 misdemeanors, class 2 drug misdemeanors, misdemeanors without a fixed statutory penalty, and municipal ordinance violations from one year to 364 days.



08:53 PM --
Eric Johnson, representing the Colorado Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.



08:56 PM --
Denise Maes, representing the American Civil Liberties Union, testified in support of the bill.



08:59 PM --
Carrie Thompson, representing the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in support of the bill.





09:05 PM



Mr. Johnson and Ms. Maes responded to committee member questions.





09:09 PM



Senator Coram wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1268
TIME: 09:10:37 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1268 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Hill
No
Sonnenberg
No
Scott
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB17-1268
TIME: 09:11:25 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1268 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Fenberg
No
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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