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EE38A396B7B4DF76872586D30077FB11 Hearing Summary


Date May 12, 2021      
Location SCR 352

HB21-1064 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

03:50:33 PM  

Senator Rodriguez, bill sponsor, explained House Bill 21-1064, concerning the implementation of recommendations from the legislative oversight committee concerning the treatment of persons with mental health disorders in the criminal and juvenile justice systems (MHDCJS) regarding juveniles who have commited sex offenses.  He discussed how the bills makes some corrections and clean-ups to the juvenile sex offender registry. 




03:52:28 PM  

Amanda Gall, representing First Judicial District Attorney Alexis King/Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Maureen Cain, representing Office of the State Public Defender & Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked questions about lifetime registration, risk, patterns of conduct, victim input, and out-of-state transfers.


04:03:27 PM  

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

Committee discussion followed about the effectiveness of the registry and juvenile sex offenders. 



04:11:17 PM  

Timothy Lane, representing Taskforce on the Treatment of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems, testified in support of the bill.  He discussed the research and stakeholder process. 

Ms. Emma Mclean-Riggs, representing ACLU of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:20:48 PM  

Senator Rodriguez closing remarks.

04:22:44 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1064 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Rodriguez
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details