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AFC2C57D90C4FD4E8725882C0000F58A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-201

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 21, 2022      
Location SCR 352



SB22-201 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

06:16:37 PM  

Senators Gardner and Lee, co-prime sponsors, brought forth amendments to Senate Bill 22-201 concerning the Committion on Judicial Discipline.  The bill was first heard in committee on April 14, 2022.  

Senator Gardner distributed and explained Amendment L. 001 regarding the interim committee report to Legislative Council (Attachment G).



06:17:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment G)
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Woodward
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:17:36 PM  

Senator Lee distributed and explained Amendment L. 002 regarding fraud investigations (Attachment H). 



06:17:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment H)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Woodward
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:21:31 PM  

Senator Lee distributed and explained Amendment L. 015 about the Commission on Judicial Discipline's location and office support.  The amendment also covered information sharing, external complaints, routing, confidential and privileged information, and  victim-centered support (Attachment I). 

 

 

06:22:06 PM  

Discussion followed about the amendment.



06:35:26 PM
Motion Adopt Amendment L. 015 (Attachment I)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Woodward
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:35:43 PM  

Senator Gardner distributed and explained Amendment L. 016 regarding consensus voting (Attachment J). 



06:36:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016 (Attachment J)
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Woodward
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:37:25 PM  

Senator Gardner distributed and explained Amendment L. 017 regarding limits to judicial discipline (Attachment K). 



06:38:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.017 (Attachment K)
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Woodward
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:38:39 PM  

Senator Lee distributed and explained Amendment L. 018  regarding definitions of rules and the composition of the interim committee (Attachment L). 



06:39:28 PM
Motion Adopte Amendment L. 018 (Attachment L)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Woodward
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:39:53 PM  

Senator Gardner distributed and explained Amendment L. 011 about the commission and representation by the Attorney General (Attachment M). 



06:40:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment M)
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Woodward
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:41:09 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing comments about the stakeholder process and urged a yes vote. 



06:46:34 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-201, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Woodward 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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