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053B203139B8E6688725882B006E3950 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 21, 2022      
Location SCR 352

HCR22-1005 - Committee Discussion Only

02:03:58 PM  

Senators Fields and Gardner, co-prime sponsors, presented HCR22-1005, submitting to the registered electors of the state of Colorado an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning judges of the newly created twenty-third judicial district, and, in connection therewith, directing the governor to designate judges from the eighteenth judicial district to serve the remainder of their terms in the twenty-third judicial district and requiring a judge so designated to establish residency within the twenty-third judicial district.

02:09:08 PM  

Steven Vasconcellos, representing Colorado Courts, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions about judicial workload and population studies. 

02:14:00 PM  

Jefferey Riester, representing Department of Law, testified in support of the bill.

The bill sponsors made closing remarks

02:16:10 PM
Motion Refer HCR22-1005 to the Full Senate
Moved Gardner
Woodward Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Excused
Lee Yes
YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details