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h_jud_2018a_2018-03-29t13:35:40z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-169

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 29, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



SB18-169 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:53:18 PM  

Representative Carver, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-169, concerning offenses against witnesses in noncriminal proceedings.  Representative Carver explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need.

03:56:54 PM  

Mr. Arnold Hanuman, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, and Mr. Matthew James, representing the Second Judicial District, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Hanuman discussed a court case that gave rise to the legislation, and explained what constitutes an "administrative proceeding" under the bill.  Mr. James discussed the previously referenced case.  Discussion returned to what constitutes an "administrative proceeding."

04:17:32 PM  

No amendments were offered to SB 18-169.  Representative Carver provided closing remarks in support of the bill.



04:20:55 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-169 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Carver
Seconded Salazar
Benavidez Yes
Carver Yes
Herod Yes
Lundeen Yes
Melton Yes
Roberts Yes
Weissman Yes
Willett Excused
Wist Yes
Salazar Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS