The following persons testified regarding House Bill 19-1297:
Ms. Becca Curry, representing the ACLU, testified in support of the bill. Committee members received a fact sheet supporting the bill (Attachment Q). Ms. Curry discussed the need to access accurate data on county jail populations.
Ms. Helen Griffiths, representing the ACLU, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Griffiths discussed the benefits of obtaining jail data.
Ms. Christie Donner, representing the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, testified in support of the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the ramifications of publishing county jail data, and current data management tools.