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27315BACF24EA036872586E1000CB9A0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-280

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 25, 2021      
Location Old State Library



SB21-280 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


08:19:03 PM  
Senator Fields and
Senator Cooke, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-280. The bill clarifies
that specified bias-motivated crimes need only be partially motivated by
bias to be categorized as a bias-motivated crime.
08:25:42 PM  
Senator Gonzales
proceeded with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony may be
found in Attachment A.
08:27:46 PM  
Deputy District Attorney Brian Sugioka, representing 18th Judicial DA's Office, testified in support of the bill. Nga Vuong-Sandoval, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Scott Levin, representing Anti-Defamation League, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
08:34:55 PM  
Gordon McLaughlin, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Christian Gardner-Wood, representing Boulder County District DA's Office, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
08:43:03 PM  
The bill sponsors
provided closing remarks.


08:44:34 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-280 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Cooke
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Simpson Yes
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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