House Judiciary Committee
A series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.
Cellphones may be subject to warrantless review by law enforcement in times of emergency under a bill up for review in Colorado Tuesday.
The Colorado House gave initial OK to requiring in-person training for conceal-carry permits and strengthening a ban on gun ownership by domestic-violence offenders.
A Democrat proposal to repeal the death penalty in Colorado failed amid uncertainty about whether Gov. John Hickenlooper would support the bill.
A man urging Colorado lawmakers to abolish capital punishment lifted a container holding some of his son’s ashes Tuesday and said the death penalty would not bring his son justice.
Abolishing the death penalty in Colorado will get an initial vote in the state House on Tuesday, as debate on the issue begins in the Legislature.
Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee voted 8-3 on Thursday to move forward with the bill, which would also repeal the related crime of contributing to “sexual immorality” by providing a place, such as a hotel room, for unmarried people to have sex.
The crime of adultery is still in Colorado’s law books, but some Democratic lawmakers say it’s an outdated 19th-century holdover that no longer has a purpose.
Gay couples are one step closer to having civil unions in Colorado after another Republican-led House committee approved legislation that appears to have enough support to get to the governor’s desk.
Gay couples campaigning for civil unions in Colorado have claimed their biggest victory yet as a key Republican-led House committee advanced a bill it had previously opposed.