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15C54CF2B03388F387258271006BD5C8 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 16, 2018      
Location SCR 357

HB18-1089 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:37:52 PM  
Senator Fields, sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1089 to the committee. The bill eliminates monetary bail for certain misdemeanor, petty, and municipal code violation offenses and makes other changes related to bond hearings and bonding procedures.
01:43:24 PM  
Senator Fields described an amendment being drafted, and committee members discussed the amendment with her.
01:43:53 PM  
Maureen Cain, representing the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, testified in support of the bill.
01:51:45 PM  
Senator Fields distributed amendment L.008 [Attachment A]. Ms. Cain responded to committee questions about amendment L.008.
01:52:26 PM  
Committee discussion with Ms. Cain continued.
02:11:32 PM  
Rev. Dr. Arthur Porter, Sr., representing New Nation Church, testified in support of the bill.
02:17:54 PM  

Rev. Porter responded to questions from Senator Fields.

02:21:41 PM  
Tim Lane, representing the Colorado District Attorney's Council, testified against the bill.
02:24:35 PM  
Meghan Dollar, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified against the bill.
02:29:01 PM  
Robert Southey, representing Bankers' Insurance Company, testified against the bill. He responded to committee member questions.
02:32:20 PM  
Senator Fields, Mr. Lane, and Mr. Southey discussed the bill with committee members.
02:39:34 PM  
Senator Fields discussed amendment L.008.
02:40:20 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:40:26 PM  
The committee reconvened.

02:41:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 [Attachment A].
Moved Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:41:21 PM  
Senator Fields wrapped up her presentation of the bill.

Committee members commented on the bill.

02:48:44 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1089, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Court
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

02:49:00 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1089 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Court No
Fenberg No
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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