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s_sa_2016a_2016-05-03t13:05:46z5 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/03/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1393



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1393 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:03 PM -- HB16-1393



Senator Cooke presented House Bill 16-1393 to the committee. Under current law, any person bound over for trial for assault; convicted of assault; or found to have provided bodily fluids to another person indicted, bound over for trial, or convicted of assault is required to submit to a medical test for communicable diseases if his or her bodily fluids came into contact with a victim, peace officer, firefighter, emergency medical care provider, or emergency medical service provider (covered individual).



The reengrossed bill repeals that portion of current law and replaces it with a requirement that, unless a person has admitted that he or she has a communicable disease and provides confirmation, a law enforcement agency is required to ask the person to voluntarily consent to a blood test if certain conditions are met. These conditions include whether the person has committed assault in the first, second, or third degree, and during the assault, the person's blood or other bodily fluid came into contact with a covered individual and there is reason to believe that there is risk of transmission of the disease.



02:06 PM --
Annmarie Jensen, representing the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in support of the bill.





02:09 PM



Senator Cooke wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: HB16-1393
TIME: 02:09:22 PM
MOVED: Scott
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1393 to the Committee of the Whole, with a favorable recommendation that it be placed upon the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 4-0, with one excused.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Excused
Jones
Yes
Ulibarri
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







02:11 PM



The committee adjourned.




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