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BA38AFC488975AA3872585270074E321 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-070

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Mar 10, 2020      
Location SCR 357



SB20-070 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


03:16:48 PM  
Senators Coram and Lee introduced Senate Bill 20-070. The bill increases traffic fines for certain traffic infractions and offenses and modifies other traffic offenses. Senator Lee explained the amendments to the bill that were made in the Senate Transportation and Energy Committee. Senator Lee distributed amendment L.007 (Attachment B). Senator Coram discussed the bill's revised fiscal note.
03:22:26 PM  
Keith Caddy, Montrose County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.
03:25:10 PM  
Lane Thomason, County of Montrose, testified in support of the bill.
03:28:09 PM  
Arnold Hanuman, Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in opposition to the bill as it was amended by the Senate Transportation and Energy Committee. The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
03:37:32 PM  
Rebecca Wallace, American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado, testified in a neutral capacity. She responded to questions from the committee. Senator Gonzales referenced a letter on the bill from the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (Attachment C).
03:53:58 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified regarding the bill.


03:57:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Lee
Seconded
Hansen
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:57:09 PM  
Senators Coram and Lee gave concluding
remarks regarding the bill.  Members of the committee commented.


04:01:22 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-070, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Lundeen No
Tate Yes
Todd Yes
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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