BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1190
SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
|Votes: View--> ||Action Taken: |
|Refer House Bill 09-1190 to the Committee of the W||PASS|
01:47 PM -- House Bill 09-1190
Senator Mitchell, bill sponsor, explained that the bill addresses rules of evidence for admissibility. Specifically, according to Senator Mitchell, this bill addresses statements in legal proceedings for providing a uniform standard for statements made on foreign soil to be used as evidence in a legal proceeding in Colorado. He noted that this is a uniform act from the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.
Senator Renfroe asked about sworn affidavits and why those could not be used. Senator Lundberg asked about the no votes from the House of Representatives. Senator Renfroe asked about the list of exclusions in the bill. Senator Mitchell discussed the exclusions in the bill.
|TIME: || 01:57:30 PM|
|MOTION:||Refer House Bill 09-1190 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a 5-0 roll call vote. |
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS