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B085A216847D21F48725850500036EDB Hearing Summary


Date Feb 4, 2020      
Location HCR 0112

HB20-1118 - Referred to House Finance

05:38:07 PM  

The committee recessed.

05:47:38 PM  

The committee came back to order.

05:50:22 PM  

Representative Larson, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1118. The bill expands the definition of a current class 1 traffic misdemeanor for causing serious bodily injury to a vulnerable road user while careless driving to include causing serious bodily injury to anyone while carelessly driving. A violation results in 12 points issued to the driver license, which results in a license being suspended. In addition, the driver may be subject to a restitution order, required to attend a driver improvement course, or be ordered to perform useful public service for no more than 320 hours.

05:53:32 PM  

Fran Lanzer, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers and Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance, testified in support of the bill.

05:57:25 PM  

Representative Larson responded to committee questions.

06:06:18 PM  

Committee members made closing comments.

06:11:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1118 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Carver
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez Excused
Carver Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Pelton Yes
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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