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37E70A6D49E2E36B872586B8006E4986 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1060

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 15, 2021      
Location SCR 352



HB21-1060 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:04:44 PM  

Senator Gonzales, sponsor, explained House Bill 21-1060, concerning the certifiation process for the purpose of appliation for U nonimmigrant status. She discussed U visas and and the benefits of standardizing the process.

02:12:59 PM  

Mrs. Alyssa Reed, representing self, testified in support of the bill. She explained the U visa process.  

 

Dr. Kathleen Van Voorhis, representing Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. She discussed trauma and victims of violent crimes.

02:20:36 PM  

Ms. Ashley Harrington, representing RMIAN (Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network), testified in support of the bill.

 

Alejandra Cardona Lamas, representing self, testified in support of the bill. She discussed her experiences as U visa recipient.  

 

Salvador Hernandez, representing Mi Familia Vota, testified in support of the bill. He discussed his experiences as a U visa recipient. 

 

Written testimony is in Attachment C. 

02:30:37 PM  

Senator Gonzales made closing remarks.



02:35:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1060 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke No
Gardner No
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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