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8A538C61927E2025872583D900696D36 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-191

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 11, 2019      
Location SCR 357



SB19-191 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


01:11:41 PM  

Senators Bridges and Marble, bill sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 19-191.  The bill creates rights for defendants related to release on bond.  The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee regarding amendments to the bill.

01:21:11 PM  

Tim Lane, Colorado District Attorneys Council, testified against the bill.

01:27:19 PM  

Richard Orf, Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified against the bill.

01:28:23 PM  

Mr. Orf and Mr. Lane responded to questions from the committee regarding the fiscal impact on counties if the bill passed, public safety, and the fiscal impact on county jails.  The witnesses responded to further questions regarding staffing implications.

01:36:24 PM  

Denise Maes, ACLU of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

01:40:44 PM  

Rebecca Wallace, ACLU of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout regarding jail population (Attachment C).

01:46:26 PM  

Elisabeth Epps, Colorado Freedom Fund, testified in support of the bill.

01:51:37 PM  

The witnesses responded to questions from the committee regarding Attachment C, legal liability to governments in the status quo, and potential savings to jails.

01:51:38 PM  

Senator Lee described amendment L.010 (Attachment D).



01:58:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment D)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:59:25 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-191, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd Yes
Woodward No
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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