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AF60B6D696FE68E2872587F30070F7D3 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 24, 2022      
Location SCR 352

SB22-095 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

01:33:57 PM  

Senators Fields and Moreno, co-prime sponsors, explained Senate Bill 22-095, concerning improving missing person investigations.   They discussed women of color, aging populations, outcomes, data, and timely reports.



01:43:15 PM  

Ms Micaela Parker, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Janet Drake, representing Department of Law, testified in support of the bill.  She discussed the Cold Case Task Force, trends, and annual reports.


01:51:33 PM  

John Camper, Director, Colorado Bureau of Investigation, testified in support of the bill. He discussed underreporting and the importance of timeliness in getting missing person cases entered into the system. 

Sterling Harris, representing COVA, testified in support of the bill.  She supported improved data collection from marginalized communities. 

Discussion ensued about the benefits of reporting information to the National Crime Information Center database. 

02:00:18 PM  

Senator Moreno distributed and presented Amendment L.002 regarding aging populations and other clarifications for law enforcement (Attachment A). 

02:01:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A)
Moved Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:02:17 PM  

Senators Fields and Moreno made closing remarks.

02:05:12 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-095, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gonzales
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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