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098A916ECD920936872583DE007EEFF2 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 16, 2019      
Location HCR 0112

SB19-185 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

05:07:11 PM  

The committee returned to order. Representatives Landgraf and Roberts, prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-185, concerning protections for minor human trafficking victims, and, in connection therewith, requiring a post-enactment review of the implementation of the bill.  Representative Landgraf discussed the need for the legislation, and Representative Roberts explained the effect of the bill.

05:11:28 PM  

The following persons testified regarding SB 19-185:

Ms. Janet Drake, representing the Office of Attorney General, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Drake provided background on human trafficking laws in Colorado.

Ms. Lara Mullin, representing the Denver District Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Arnold Hanuman, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Drake and Ms. Mullin responded to questions regarding enforcement of the bill's provisions, and probable cause. Ms. Drake responded to further questions regarding a refusal of subjects to accept services administered by the bill.

05:30:49 PM  

No amendments were offered to SB 19-185. Representatives Landgraf and Roberts provided closing remarks in support of the bill.

05:34:59 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-185 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Soper
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Galindo Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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