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3D3EB283CC88C6C68725898F00718447 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 12, 2023      
Location Old Supreme Court

SB23-251 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

02:39:57 PM  

Senator Roberts and Rich, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 23-251, concerning a requirement that the Attorney General represent the Department of Revenue in all driver's license and state identification card appeals.  The bill sponsors explained that the Office of the Attorney General is better equipped to handle these type of civil proceedings. 

Committee members asked questions about the bill's application. 

02:47:57 PM  

Colleen Lamb, representing First Judicial District Attorneys Office, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Robert Russel, representing Denver District Attorney, testified in support of the bill.

Timothy Lane, representing Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill.

Jefferey Riester, representing Department of Law, was available to answer committee questions.

Committee members inquired about how these appeals are currently handled. 

03:00:50 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing remarks.

03:02:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-251 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Roberts
Gardner Yes
Roberts Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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