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s_jud_2016a_2016-03-21t13:30:41z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/21/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1104



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1104 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:55 PM -- HB16-1104



Senator Cooke, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1104, concerning the issuance of a summons in lieu of a warrant for certain non-violent offenses. Senator Cooke explained the existing law and changes made by the bill.



01:57 PM --
Ms. Janet Huffor, representing the El Paso County Sheriff's Office and the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Huffor discussed the reasons for the bill, including specific information about the jail in El Paso County.



02:00 PM --
Undersheriff Joe Breister, representing the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill. He discussed situations in which the provisions of the bill would apply. He stated that the Colorado District Attorneys' Council supports the bill.



02:04 PM --
Ms. Maureen Cain, representing the Colorado State Public Defender and the Colorado Criminal Defense Institute, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the work of the Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice.





02:06 PM



Senator Cooke provided closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1104
TIME: 02:07:14 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1104 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. 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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