BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1316
SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
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|Move a conceptual amendment to incorporate the def|
Refer House Bill 09-1316, as amended, to the Commi
|Pass Without Objection|
04:11 PM -- House Bill 09-1316
Senator Shaffer, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 09-1316 concerning public dissemination of personal information of a person working in the criminal justice system. He discussed potential amendments to the bill and distributed Amendment L.004 (Attachment C).
04:15 PM -- Charles Rose, representing the Colorado Municipal Judges Association, spoke in support of the bill. He noted that the bill broadens the definition of who is included in the statute to include judges and magistrates. He related his personal experiences with an individual posting his personal information on the Internet.
04:20 PM -- Larry Hudson, representing Lexis Nexis, spoke in opposition to the bill. He explained that Lexis Nexis has information about judges from cases that may be available on the internet. He described his specific objections to the bill. Shayne Madsen, representing the Consumer Data Industry Association, spoke in opposition to the bill. She discussed all of the current federal regulations that govern the industry and the importance of being aligned with federal law.
The committee discussed the provisions of the bill with the witnesses.
Senator Renfroe discussed other types of companies that might require an exemption under this law.
04:46 PM -- Ted Tow, representing the Colorado District Attorneys Council, spoke in support of the bill. He noted that he opposes the amendments. Mr. Tow stated that the law already exists and this bill simply expands the provisions to include judges.
04:52 PM -- Peg Ackerman, representing the County Clerks, spoke about the bill. She noted that the clerks do not believe that they would be prosecuted for information that is required to be collected by statute. She also told the committee that there is a working group being convened this summer to look at these issues.
Senator Shaffer discussed amending the bill to include a more precise definition of a judge.
04:57 PM -- Michael Dohr, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, spoke about the potential amendment.
|TIME: || 04:59:37 PM|
|MOTION:||Refer House Bill 09-1316, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a 4-0 roll call vote. |
Final YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 3 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
The committee adjourned.