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EBDB90AA23DAD9C68725821E007D67B4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-055

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Jan 23, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-055 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


03:49:48 PM  

Senator Neville, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-055, which increases the surcharge for the crime of human trafficking of a minor for involuntary or sexual servitude.

03:53:54 PM  

Kristi Burton Brown, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:55:21 PM  
Kelly Dore, representing the National Human Trafficking Survivor Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
03:58:41 PM  
Sarah Bratton Bradbury, representing the Hope Academy of the Denver Street School, testified in support of the bill.
04:03:00 PM  
Ms. Bratton Bradbury and Ms. Brown responded to a committee question.
04:09:34 PM  

Rigoberto Mendez, representing Colorado Family Action, testified in support of the bill.

04:14:07 PM  
Jeff Hunt, representing Colorado Christian University, testified in support of the bill.
04:14:55 PM  
David Sechrist, representing JOY International, testified in support of the bill.
04:16:18 PM  
Diana Goldberg, representing Sungate Kids, testified in support of the bill.
04:19:43 PM  
Christian Gardner-Wood, representing the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill.
04:23:16 PM  
Captain J.D. Jepkema, representing the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, testified in support of the bill.
04:31:44 PM  

Committee members received a handout from the Colorado Children's Alliance [Attachment B].



04:32:54 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-055 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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