BILL SUMMARY for SB09-231
SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
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|Refer Senate Bill 09-231 to the Committee of the W||PASS|
04:01 PM -- Senate Bill 09-231
Senator Penry, bill sponsor, explained the provisions of Senate Bill 09-231. He also distributed a handout (Attachment D). He explained that the bill extends the state methamphetamine task force. Senator Penry discussed the accomplishments of the task force.
04:10 PM -- Geoff Blue, representing the Office of the Attorney General, spoke in support of the bill. He noted that the Attorney General is the chair of the task force and they would like to see the task force continued.
04:10 PM -- Lori Moriarty, representing the State Methamphetamine Task Force, spoke in support of the bill. She indicated that she is a vice-chair of the task force. She discussed the importance of the task force and the way that various agencies, at the state and local level, are working together to combat this problem.
04:16 PM -- Janet Wood, representing the Department of Human Services, spoke in support of the bill. She noted that she serves on the task force. She stated that the rate of methamphetamine use is decreasing in Colorado, but the problem still exists.
Senator Penry concluded his presentation of the bill.
|TIME: || 04:18:41 PM|
|MOTION:||Refer Senate Bill 09-231 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a 7-0 roll call vote. |
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS