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C7630A84E6120DED8725881B00727FDD Hearing Summary


Date Apr 5, 2022      
Location Old State Library

SB22-055 - Referred to House Appropriations

02:50:42 PM  

Representatives Roberts and McKean, prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-055, concerning increased alcohol monitoring for impaired driving offenders. Representative Roberts explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative McKean further discussed the bill's necessity and merits. Representative Roberts responded to questions regarding whether someone under continuous alcohol monitoring will be required to use an interlock device under the bill, and probation requirements under the bill.

03:07:49 PM  
Clara Shelton, representing herself, testified in support of HB 22-055. Ms. Shelton responded to questions regarding the arrest record of the driver who was responsible for her brother's death.
03:12:04 PM  

Howard Small, representing himself, testified in support of SB 22-055. Fran Lanzer, representing Mothers Against Drunk Driving, testified in support of the bill. Mike Honn, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill. James Karbach, representing the Office of the State Public Defender, testified in support of the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the number of repeat driving under the influence (DUI) cases that take place during the one-month period a license is revoked for DUI.

03:25:56 PM  
No amendments were offered to SB 22-055. Representatives McKean and Roberts provided closing remarks in support of the bill. The committee discussed the bill.

03:30:42 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-055 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McKean
Seconded Roberts
Bacon Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Daugherty Yes
Lynch Yes
McCormick Yes
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Woodrow Yes
Tipper Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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