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8E53D6143935268D872589A30065F70B Hearing Summary


Date May 2, 2023      
Location Old Supreme Court

HB23-1293 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

12:33:47 PM  

Senators Gardner and Gonzales, co-prime sponsors, explained House Bill 23-1293, concerning the adoption of the 2023 recommendations of the Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice regrding felony sentencing.  Senator Gardner explained that the bill increases and decreases classifications of certain felony offenses.   

 Maureen Cain, representing Public Defender, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Michael Dougherty, representing District Attorney's Office, 20th Judicial District, testified in support of the bill.

Director Stan Hilkey, representing Colorado Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked questions about some of the crime reclassifications. 


12:45:41 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing comments. 

12:49:12 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1293 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gardner
Gardner Yes
Roberts No
Van Winkle No
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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