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s_jud_2016a_2016-02-22t13:32:26z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/22/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1033



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1033 to the Committee on Appro PASS







02:36 PM -- HB16-1033



Senator Newell and Senator Kefalas, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1033, concerning the Colorado Human Trafficking Council (the council). Senator Newell provided a history of the council and her reasons for sponsoring the bill. Senator Kefalas discussed the council and his reasons for supporting the bill. Senator Kefalas and Senator Newell responded to a question regarding the appointment of members to the council.



02:43 PM --
Ms. Jeanne Smith, representing the Division of Criminal Justice within the Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Smith explained the reasons that a bill is necessary to reimburse members of the council for expenses. She also commented on the interest of the agriculture community in the council's work.





02:46 PM



Senator Kefalas and Senator Newell commented on Human Trafficking Awareness Day and other upcoming awareness efforts at the capitol.

BILL: HB16-1033
TIME: 02:47:24 PM
MOVED: Merrifield
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1033 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Lundberg
Yes
Roberts
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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