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h_jud_2017a_2017-01-26t13:30:07z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/26/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1048



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment H). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1048, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:55 PM -- HB17-1048



Representative Foote, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1048, concerning the prosecution of insurance fraud. Representative Foote explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Foote also explained the effect of several forthcoming amendments. The following persons testified regarding HB 17-1048:



03:00 PM --
Mr. Sean Clifford, representing the Office of Attorney General, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Clifford provided background on tools provided to his organization through legislation to combat insurance fraud, and explained why some modifications to the law governing the issue would be beneficial. Mr. Clifford responded to questions regarding the necessity for certain language in the bill pertaining to insurance fraud based on a request for issuance of an insurance policy.



03:08 PM --
Mr. Alan Haskins, representing the National Insurance Crime Bureau, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Haskins explained the functioning of certain provisions in the bill, and discussed the merits of the legislation. He discussed the work of his organization. Mr. Haskins responded to questions regarding potential liability that might accrue to his colleagues in insurance fraud situations.





03:14 PM



The committee recessed.





03:23 PM



The committee returned to order. Representative Foote explained the effect of amendment L.001 (Attachment E).



17HouseJudiciary0126AttachE.pdf17HouseJudiciary0126AttachE.pdf

BILL: HB17-1048
TIME: 03:13:56 PM
MOVED: Foote
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Benavidez
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:24 PM



Representative Foote explained the effect of amendment L.002 (Attachment F). Discussion ensued regarding the thought process behind including racketeering language in the original bill.



17HouseJudiciary0126AttachF.pdf17HouseJudiciary0126AttachF.pdf

BILL: HB17-1048
TIME: 03:24:35 PM
MOVED: Foote
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Salazar
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:26 PM



Representative Foote explained the effect of amendment L.004 (Attachment G). Representative Benavidez provided input on the effect of the amendment.



17HouseJudiciary0126AttachG.pdf17HouseJudiciary0126AttachG.pdf

BILL: HB17-1048
TIME: 03:27:23 PM
MOVED: Foote
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Benavidez
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:27 PM



Representative Weissman explained the effect of amendment L.006 (Attachment H).



17HouseJudiciary0126AttachH.pdf17HouseJudiciary0126AttachH.pdf

BILL: HB17-1048
TIME: 03:28:11 PM
MOVED: Foote
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment H). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Salazar
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:29 PM

BILL: HB17-1048
TIME: 03:31:24 PM
MOVED:
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1048, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Carver
Yes
Foote
Yes
Herod
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Melton
Yes
Weissman
Yes
Willett
Yes
Wist
Yes
Salazar
Yes
Lee
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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