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s_sa_2017a_2017-05-04t10:40:16z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/04/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1303



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.029 (Attachment F). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1303, as amended, to the Commi


PASS







11:35 AM -- HB17-1303



Senator Kagan, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1303. This bill repeals and reenacts, with amendments, statutes related to state and district commissions on judicial performance. While some of the statutes are streamlined and common commission duties are combined, the bill makes statutory changes concerning commission membership and appointment, judicial evaluations, and data gathering and reporting.



11:36 AM -- Kent Wager, representing the State Judicial Performance Commission, testified in support of the bill.



11:37 AM --
Chris Forsyth, representing the Judicial Integrity Project, testified against the bill.





11:40 AM



Mr. Forsyth and Mr. Wagner responded to committee member questions.





11:45 AM



Senator Gardner, co-prime sponsor, wrapped up his presentation of the bill. He presented amendment L.029 (Attachment F).



17SenateState0504AttachF.pdf17SenateState0504AttachF.pdf

BILL: HB17-1303
TIME: 11:46:27 AM
MOVED: Scott
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.029 (Attachment F). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Fenberg
Smallwood
Williams A.
Scott
Sonnenberg
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:


BILL: HB17-1303
TIME: 11:46:41 AM
MOVED: Scott
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1303, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Fenberg
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Scott
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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