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CDF4FC85FD9B52F7872586DB006F9991 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-031

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date May 20, 2021      
Location SCR 352



SB21-031 - Lay Over


02:19:02 PM  

Senator Bridges, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 21-031 concerning limits on governmental actions related to lawful protests.  He also explained and distributed Amendment L.001 (Attachment D), a strike-below that instructs the Colorado State Patrol to convene a study group regarding protests and demonstrations. 

Committee members asked questions about the proposed study group.

 

 

 

02:30:59 PM  

Major Steven Garcia, representing Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill.

 

Mr. Ronald Sloan, representing Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified to amend the bill.

02:43:24 PM  

Beauclarine Thomas, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified to amend the bill.

Committee members asked further questions about the proposed study group, including participants, logistics, and costs. 

 

02:59:39 PM  

Further discussion ensued about the proposed study group and time parameters. 

03:11:32 PM  

Stephen Schulz, representing Colorado Fraternal Order of Police, testified in support of the bill.

Denise Maes, representing ACLU of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked questions about law enforcement's role in the study group. 

03:33:09 PM  

Senator Lee laid the bill over until the following week.






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