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2C7F037B5AE33B2587258529006C29C2 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 12, 2020      
Location HCR 0112

HB20-1188 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:41:27 PM  

Representative Williams, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1188, concerning persons who have illegally reentered the United States.  Under current law, state and local law enforcement officers are prohibited from arresting or detaining an individual on the basis of a civil immigration detainer request.  The bill creates an  exception in cases where the individual was previously ordered deported or removed from the United States, convicted of improper entry or reentry to the United States, or convicted of a felony in the state.

01:43:47 PM  
Chris Lazarus, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:47:49 PM  

The following people testified in opposition to the bill: Karla Gonzales Garcia, representing Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity (COLOR). Christine Zaldivor, representing Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition. Iman Jodeh, representing the Interfaith Alliance Women's Lobby. Ashly Villa-Orteja, representing COLOR. The panel responded to questions from the committee.

Meghan Dollar representing the Colorado Municipal League. Gianella Millam, representing herself. Isabela Rasoles, representing COLOR. Mathew Mengesha, representing the Spring Institute. The panel responded to questions from the committee.

Raquel Lane-Arellano, representing Colorado Immigrant Rights Organization. Ana Rodriguez, representing Colorado People's Alliance (COPA). Vivian Reeves, representing COPA. Feven Behanu, representing COPA. The panel responded to questions from the committee.

Leslie Rivera, representing COPA. Nicole Schuneman, representing COPA. Xitlaly Gomez, representing COPA. Brian Castanon, representing COPA. The panel responded to questions from the committee.

Alejandro Aruta, representing himself.

03:17:42 PM  

Representative Williams made concluding remarks about the bill, and committee discussion ensued.

03:17:44 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1188 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Carver
Seconded McKean
Benavidez No
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez No
McKean Yes
Roberts No
Tipper No
Herod No
Weissman No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

03:18:08 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1188 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Herod
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Carver No
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean No
Roberts Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details