The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Weissman discussed the day's events. A panel briefed the committee on pretrial detention reform. Mr. Bo Zeerip, representing the Twenty-first Judicial District, discussed monetary bond. Committee members received a packet of informational slides (Attachment A). Mr. Glenn Tapia, representing the Judicial Branch, discussed certain pretrial functions and services, and explained how bills pending before the committee would affect these functions and services. Ms. Becca Curry, representing the ACLU, explained how monetary bond differs among different populations. Committee members received a fact sheet (Attachment B) and a table outlining Colorado's jail population (Attachment C). Ms. Rebecca Wallace, representing the ACLU, discussed trends in the state's jail population, and changing from a monetary-based pretrial release system to a risk-based system. Ms. Elisabeth Epps, representing the Colorado Freedom Fund, discussed the work of her organization, and issues affecting those who are facing a criminal trial.