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376781ED3C3AAC658725869A006B560B Hearing Summary


Date Mar 16, 2021      
Location HCR 0107

HB21-1016 - Committee Discussion Only

01:32:42 PM  

The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representatives Ortiz and Lynch, prime sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1016, concerning the authority to transfer jurisdiction of a veteran defendant's case to a jurisdiction with a veteran's  Representative Ortiz explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Lynch provided additional input on the bill. Representative Ortiz responded to questions regarding issues associated with transferring cases to new jurisdictions under the bill, and the availability of case transfer for those living in rural areas.

01:46:59 PM  
The following person testified regarding HB 21-1016:

Tom Raynes, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Raynes responded to questions regarding the particular aspects of a given case to be adjudicated in a veterans court, and what happens if a transferred offender fails supervision in a veterans court. The chair laid over HB 21-1016.

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