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78680543EE106841872586B7005FBEFA Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1165

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 14, 2021      
Location SCR 352



HB21-1165 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:25:52 AM  

Senators Lee and Gardner, co-prime sponsor, explained House Bill 21-1165, concerning assistance for victims of strangulation who receive medical examinations.   They discussed medical forensic exams and victim compensation. 

11:27:56 AM  

Ms. Leanna PSG, representing Project Safeguard, testified in support of the bill.  She discussed strangulation and medical forensic exams. 

Ms. Melissa Bickford, representing self, testified in support of the bill. 

Lydia Waligorski, representing Violence Free Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  She discussed assessing injuries and federal legislation. 

11:38:49 AM  

Mrs Elyse Diewald, representing self, testified in support of the bill.  She discussed strangulation and domestic violence cases.

 

 

Senator Lee asked the committee to consider a conceptual amendment that substitutes the petition clause in the bill with a safety clause.



11:45:23 AM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment
Moved Lee
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:45:25 AM  

The chair acknowledged written testimony (Attachment B). 

11:45:29 AM  

Senators Lee and Gardner made closing remarks. 



11:46:46 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1165, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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