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E1A1C3B083F379CD872586B000707363 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-066

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 7, 2021      
Location Old State Library



SB21-066 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:28:19 PM  

Representative Michaelson Jenet, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 21-066, concerning juvenile diversion programs. Representative Michaelson Jenet explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Discussion ensued regarding the types of diversion engendered by the bill.

02:34:07 PM  
The following persons testified regarding SB 21-066:

Levon Hupfer, representing the Seventeenth Judicial District Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill.

Elise Logemann, representing the ACLU, testified in support of the bill.

Kelly Abbott, representing the Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill.

Discussion ensued regarding the various screening tools available for youth diversion under the bill.

02:48:18 PM  

Representative Michaelson Jenet explained the effect of amendment L.004 (Attachment H).



02:49:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Weissman
Bacon
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Daugherty
Luck
Lynch Excused
Roberts
Woodrow
Tipper
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:49:36 PM  

Representative Michaelson Jenet explained the effect of amendment L.005 (Attachment I).



02:50:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Weissman
Bacon
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Daugherty
Luck
Lynch Excused
Roberts
Woodrow
Tipper
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:50:25 PM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet provided closing remarks in support of SB 21-066. Representatives Woodrow and Weissman discussed the merits of the bill.


02:54:14 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-066, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Weissman
Bacon Yes
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Daugherty Yes
Luck Yes
Lynch Excused
Roberts Yes
Woodrow Yes
Tipper Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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