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ED8077643B8EF2A4872588140071EDB1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-145

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Mar 29, 2022      
Location SCR 352



SB22-145 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

02:44:27 PM  
The committee took a recess.
02:44:59 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:54:33 PM  
Senators Buckner
and Cooke introduced Senate Bill 22-145, concerning resources to increase
community safety.  The bill requires that the Department of Public
Safety (DPS) implement three new grant programs to improve community safety
and law enforcement, and host a statewide crime prevention forum.  The
sponsors distributed Amendments L.002, L.003, L.004, L.005. L.006. L.007,
L.008.  and L.009 (Attachments A through H).
03:07:07 PM  
Senator Buckner explained
Amendment L.002.  The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

03:13:07 PM  
Senator Cooke explained
Amendment L.003.  He responded to questions from the committee.
03:13:23 PM  
Senator Buckner explained Amendment L.004.
03:16:56 PM  
Senator Cooke explained Amendment L.005.
03:19:10 PM  
The committee took a recess.
03:20:52 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:26:46 PM  
The sponsors responded to questions from the committee related to Amendment L.005.
03:27:26 PM  
Senator Buckner explained Amendment L.006.
03:30:01 PM  
Senator Cooke explained Amendment L.007.
03:30:24 PM  
Senator Buckner explained
Amendment L.008.
03:31:26 PM  
The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
03:33:17 PM  
Senator Cooke explained Amendment L.009.
03:34:33 PM  
Director Joe Thome, representing the Division of Criminal Justice within the Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill.
03:37:52 PM  
Colonel Matthew Packard, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill.
03:41:19 PM  
Michael Dougherty, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:44:00 PM  
Brian Mason, representing the 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill.
03:47:04 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
03:50:24 PM  
Chief Doug Shoemaker, representing Colorado Association of the Chiefs of Police - Grand Junction Police Department, testified to amend the bill.
03:54:58 PM  
Dr. Landon Pirius, representing the Colorado Community College System, testified in support of the bill.
03:59:49 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
04:02:11 PM  
Portia Prescott, representing the NAACP, testified to amend the bill.
04:04:40 PM  
Bishop Jerry Demmer, representing One Step Forward, testified in support of the bill.
04:08:36 PM  
Meghan Dollar, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
04:11:46 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
04:13:53 PM  
Elizabeth Epps, Colorado Freedom Fund, testified to amend the bill.
04:20:06 PM  
Thomas Hernandez, representing Tribe Recovery Homes, testified in support of the bill.
04:24:00 PM  
Taylor Pedergrass, ACLU Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
04:27:19 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
04:30:27 PM  
Enrique  Orozco-Perez,
representing Companeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center, testified
to amend the bill.
04:38:29 PM  
Rudy Gonzales, representing Servicios Sigue, testified to amend the bill.
04:41:41 PM  
Amanda Terrell-orr,
representing the City of Colorado Springs, testified in support of the
bill.
04:46:25 PM  
Jessica Kostelnik,
representing the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified in support
of the bill.
04:48:20 PM  
The committee recessed.
04:51:16 PM  
The committee came back to order.


04:53:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:53:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:53:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:54:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:54:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:55:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:55:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:55:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer
Kolker
Liston
Story
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:56:08 PM  
The sponsors made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
05:01:26 PM  
Committee members made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


05:03:36 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-145, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Excused
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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