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FE53CABA2D5DA4148725899B007A52F2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1178

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 24, 2023      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB23-1178 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:16:09 PM  

Senator Winter, bill sponsor, presented and explained House Bill 23-1178, concerning enhancing court personnel's recognition of domestic violence to access federal funding, and in connection therewith, including the recognition of child abuse.  She discussed adequate safety measures for Colorado youth and court personnel training around domestic violence. 

 

 

04:24:04 PM  

Alaina Asensio, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms Judi-Beth Atwood, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Shannon Tyson-Poletti, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Lauren May Woodruff , representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Maralee Mclean, representing Moms Fight Back, testified in support of the bill.

 

04:45:00 PM  

Ms Leah Recor, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Mr Barry Goldstein, representing Barry Goldstein, testified in support of the bill.

04:52:18 PM  

Mr. Carl Roberts, representing Colorado Resilience, testified in opposition to the bill.  He discussed false accusations.

Sean Murphy, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.

JD, CFM Julie Schwab Grayson, representing RESPONSE and Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children, testified to amend the bill.

Rael Lapenta, representing MACA- Mothers Against Child Abuse, testified to amend the bill.

05:07:59 PM  

Mr. Jared Weeks, representing themself, testified to amend the bill.

Roshan Kalantar, representing Violence Free Colorado, testified to amend the bill.

Ms Katie Rubano, representing The National Parents Organization-Colorado Affiliate, testified to amend the bill.

05:19:49 PM  

Ms. Jenny Magill, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms Tina Swithin, representing One Moms Battle, testified in support of the bill.

Stacie Trujillo, representing Moms Fight Back, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Danielle Pollack, representing The National Family Violence Law Center at GW Law, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked quetions about other states and domestic violence training for court personnel. 

05:39:09 PM  

Ginger Taylor, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Judy Schure, representing Moms Fight Back, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Kelly McKee, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms Jennifer Dominguez , representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

05:51:48 PM  

Mrs Rhonda Woodruff, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Mrs. Beth Goldman, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Andrea Reitzel, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Written testimony submitted about the bill may be read in Attachment C. 

06:04:18 PM  

Senator Winter distributed and explained Amendment L.011, which makes specifications about approved mental health providers (Attachment D). 



06:06:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment D)
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Gardner
Roberts
Van Winkle
Rodriguez
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:06:33 PM  

Senator Winter made closing comments.

Committee members made closing comments.



06:11:53 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1178, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Rodriguez
Seconded
Gardner No
Roberts Yes
Van Winkle No
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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