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h_jud_2017a_2017-01-24t13:32:22z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/24/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1050



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt a verbal amendment, page 2, line 17, strike

Adopt a verbal amendment, page 2, Line 8, strike "

Refer House Bill 17-1050, as amended, to the Commi

Refer House Bill 17-1050, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:06 PM -- HB17-1050



Representative McKean, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1050, concerning the annual in-service training required for a county sheriff. Committee members received a fact sheet in support of the bill (Attachment A). Representative McKean explained the effect of the bill. Representative McKean responded to questions regarding the adequacy of the training time provided for in the bill. The following person testified regarding the bill:



17HouseJudiciary0124AttachA.pdf17HouseJudiciary0124AttachA.pdf



02:09 PM --
Mr. Chris Johnson, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Johnson addressed the earlier question, and discussed the merits of the legislation. In response to a question, Mr. Johnson clarified the effect of the bill in terms of the number of hours required for Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) training. Ms. Kerry White, Legislative Council Staff, provided input on the issue. Mr. Johnson responded to questions regarding the effect of the bill on the amount of required law enforcement training as compared to current practice. Discussion ensued on the tension between executive rules and statute on the issue of P.O.S.T. training under current law.





02:20 PM



Discussion continued regarding the removal of a statutory threshold for the minimum number of P.O.S.T. training hours under HB 17-1050. Mr. Gregg Fraser, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions regarding a potential amendment to the bill.





02:25 PM



Discussion ensued regarding a potential amendment to the bill.

BILL: HB17-1050
TIME: 02:25:52 PM
MOVED: Salazar
MOTION: Adopt a verbal amendment, page 2, line 17, strike the second "training" and substitute "training.". Strike line 18. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Excused
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1050
TIME: 02:27:16 PM
MOVED: Wist
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1050, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion was withdrawn.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Excused
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:





02:29 PM



Discussion ensued regarding the potential for laying over the bill to address concerns expressed by the committee, and some potential amendments to the bill.

BILL: HB17-1050
TIME: 02:32:50 PM
MOVED: Melton
MOTION: Adopt a verbal amendment, page 2, Line 8, strike "board." and substitute, "board, but in no case less than twenty hours.". The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Herod
VOTE
Benavidez
Carver
Excused
Foote
Herod
Lundeen
Melton
Weissman
Willett
Wist
Salazar
Lee
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





02:33 PM



The committee recessed.





02:34 PM

BILL: HB17-1050
TIME: 02:34:53 PM
MOVED: Wist
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1050, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Carver
Excused
Foote
Yes
Herod
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Melton
Yes
Weissman
Yes
Willett
Yes
Wist
Yes
Salazar
Yes
Lee
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







02:37 PM



The committee adjourned.






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