Legislature(2003 - 2004)

02/28/2003 01:05 PM JUD

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HB 23 - RESTITUTION FOR CRIME VICTIMS                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Number 0159                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR McGUIRE  announced that  the first  order of business  would                                                              
be  HOUSE  BILL   NO.  23,  "An  Act  relating   to  court-ordered                                                              
restitution  and compensation  following  a criminal  conviction."                                                              
[In  committee packets  was a  new  proposed committee  substitute                                                              
(CS) for HB 23, Version 23-LS0134\S, Ford, 2/26/03.]                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR McGUIRE explained  that in drafting CSHB  23(JUD) [following                                                              
the hearing  on 2/21/03], a technical  issue arose with  regard to                                                              
the amendments that  were adopted.  She indicated that  the new CS                                                              
in members' packets will address that issue.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Number 0191                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   GRUENBERG   made   a  motion   to   rescind   the                                                              
committee's  action on [2/21/03]  in reporting  CSHB 23(JUD)  [the                                                              
proposed  CS, Version 23-LS0134\D,  Ford,  1/29/03, as amended  on                                                              
2/21/03]  from committee.   There  being no objection,  it  was so                                                              
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Number 0219                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG  moved to adopt  the new proposed  CS for                                                              
HB  23, Version  23-LS0134\S, Ford,  2/26/03, as  the work  draft.                                                              
There being no objection, Version S was before the committee.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  GRUENBERG offered  his understanding that  Version                                                              
S merely  conforms the language  in Section  2, page 2,  lines 11-                                                              
14,  to the  language  in Section  1,  page 1,  lines  10-13.   He                                                              
relayed that Version S has the sponsor's support.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Number 0342                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  GRUENBERG  moved  to report  Version  23-LS0134\S,                                                              
Ford, 2/26/03,  out of committee  with individual  recommendations                                                              
and the accompanying  fiscal note.  There being  no objection, the                                                              
new CSHB  23(JUD) was reported  from the House Judiciary  Standing                                                              
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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