Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

8A3E0F10BCCA820A872586B8006CFF9B Hearing Summary


Date Apr 15, 2021      
Location SCR 352

HB21-1057 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

01:50:37 PM  

Senators Cooke and Rodriguez, co-prime sponsors, explained House Bill 21-1057, concerning a prohibition against the extortion of immigrants for engaging in lawful acts.  They discussed how the bill closes a loophole in current extortion statutes.  

01:54:00 PM  

Mr. Christian Gardner-Wood, representing Boulder County DAs Office, testified in support of the bill. He discussed criminal extortion, threats of immigration, domestic violence, and vulnerable populations. 

01:59:30 PM  

Mrs. Zarah Levy , representing Colorado Latino Leadership Advocacy and Research Organization, testified in support of the bill.  She discussed victims of crime. 


Written testimony is in Attachment B.

02:03:14 PM  

Senators Rodriguez and Cooke made closing remarks.

02:04:18 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1057 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Cooke
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   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