The House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
September 21, 2016
Pursuant to a notice posted on September 14, 2016, the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Herrero, at 10:12 a.m.
The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Herrero; Moody; Canales; Leach; Shaheen; and Simpson.
A quorum was present.
The Committee met jointly with the House Committee on County Affairs to consider the following interim charge: Review pretrial service and bonding practices throughout the state. Examine factors considered in bail and pre-trial confinement decisions, including the use of risk assessments; assess the effectiveness and efficiency of different systems in terms of cost to local governments and taxpayers, community safety, pretrial absconding rates and rights of the accused.
Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)
(Representative Simpson in chair.)
At 5:59 p.m., on the motion of Representative Simpson and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.
Rep. Herrero, Chair
Miguel Liscano, Clerk