July 23, 2019

e-Legislative Report: February 11, 2013

CBA Director of Legislative Relations Michael Valdez reports on the activity of the CBA Legislative Policy Committee in this week’s e-Legislative Report.

For readers who are new to CBA legislative activity, the Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) is the CBA’s legislative policy-making arm during the legislative session. The LPC meets weekly during the legislative session to determine CBA positions on requests from the various sections and committees of the Bar Association.

The CBA Legislative Policy Committee voted to take action on several bills at its weekly meeting on Friday, Feb. 8. Bills the CBA will support:

  • HB 13–1035. Concerning an increase in the number of judges in certain judicial districts.
  • HB 13–1086. Concerning the preparation of the record in appeals from county court judgments.
  • Judicial Branch Budget Priorities
  • SB 13–111. Concerning abuse of at-risk adults. Conditional support amendments are needed.
  • SB 13–12. Concerning reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect by youth sports organizations.
  • HB 13–1038. Concerning the voting rights of individuals in the custody of the division of youth corrections within the department of human services.
  • HB 13–1016. Concerning the distribution to beneficiaries of amounts in pay-on-death (POD) financial institution accounts pursuant to written designation in the records of the financial institution. CBA will seek clarifying amendments.

Bills the CBA will oppose:

  • SB 13–117. Concerning increasing transparency in criminal actions.

Click here for the full e-Legislative Report.

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