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61F067D62FD374C28725858200695DB8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-221

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jun 9, 2020      
Location SCR 352



SB20-221 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:10:54 PM  

Senators Tate and Moreno, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-221.  The bill removes knowledge of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as a defense in a criminal case.

01:12:45 PM  

The sponsors responded to questions from the committee about a similar bill.

01:15:55 PM  

Amanda Gall, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill.

01:16:23 PM  

The sponsors wrapped up their presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.

01:17:46 PM  

Written testimony regarding Senate Bill 20-221 was submitted (Attachment A).



01:19:50 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-221 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Moreno
Seconded
Moreno Yes
Smallwood Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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