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8DEAA470FE01E25F872583EC0073C801 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1064

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 30, 2019      
Location SCR 352



HB19-1064 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


03:04:39 PM  

Senators Cooke and Foote explained HB 19-1064, concerning eliminating requirements that victims must opt in to effect their rights in criminal proceedings, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. 

Medha Patel, representing herself, spoke in opposition to the bill.  She provided an economic analysis of the bill. 

Joe Cannata, representing Voices of Victims, testified in support of the bill.  He discussed how victims are often confused by the criminal justice process.

Tim Lopez, representing himself, testified in favor of the measure.  He discussed the difficulty of keeping track of cases and distributed a victim notification letter (Attachment B).

03:14:20 PM  

Committee discussion followed about support systems and rights for victims. 

Senator Lee distributed and explained amendment L.007 (Attachment C) regarding a community crime victim's grant programs.

Senators Foote and Cooke made closing remarks. 



03:21:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Lee
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:22:02 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1064, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cooke
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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