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AF4FA2C50458ECFE872583D1006BCCE6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-175

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 3, 2019      
Location SCR 352



SB19-175 - Amended, referred to Senate Finance


01:38:45 PM  

Senator Foote appeared before the committee to take action on SB19-175, concerning the penalties imposed on the driver of a motor vehicle who causes serious bodily injury to a vulnerable road user.  The bill was originally heard in committee on March 18, 2019, and laid over to work on amendments. 

Senator Foote distributed and explained amendment L. 002 (Attachment A) regarding proximate cause language for careless drivers. 

01:38:58 PM  

Senator Foote distributed and explained amendment L. 003 (Attachment B).  He discussed how this amendment addresses points and license revocations.  He answered questions from the committee about probationary licenses. 

Ben Mitchell, Director, Driver Control, Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in the Colorado Department of Revenue, spoke to the amendment and explained how sanctions are applied to drivers. 

Bridgette Tomasetti, Director of the Hearings Officers for DMV in the Department of Revenue, answered questions about the factors considered in granting probationary licenses. 

 



01:40:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:44:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:45:21 PM  

Senator Foote recapped the merits of the bill. 



01:46:02 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-175, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Gonzales
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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