SB17-201

SB17-201 - Sunset Domestic Violence Offender Management Board

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the continuation of the domestic violence offender management board, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2016 sunset report issued by the department of regulatory agencies.

Sunset Process - Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill extends the domestic violence offender management board (board) until September 1, 2022. In addition, the bill:

 

  • Changes the appointment authority for 5 members of the board from the executive director of the department of regulatory agencies (DORA) to the executive director of the department of public safety (director);
  • Changes the qualifications for 5 members of the board to require all to have experience in the field of domestic violence, at least 3 members to be licensed mental health professionals, and at least 3 to be on the list of approved providers published by the board;
  • Requires the director to consult with a statewide organization of criminal defense attorneys prior to appointing the private defense attorney to the board;
  • Repeals language concerning staggered terms for members of the initial board;
  • Authorizes the board to elect a presiding officer rather than having the director appoint the presiding officer;
  • Changes the responsibility for the review of providers' applications and review of mandatory continuing education course requirements from DORA to the board; and
  • Makes the board solely responsible for publishing the list of approved providers and relieves DORA from this responsibility.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

     

Latest update: June 2, 2017
06/02/2017 - Governor Signed
05/19/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/19/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/18/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/09/2017 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/08/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/05/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Floor
05/05/2017 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
05/02/2017 - House Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to Appropriations
04/11/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary
04/11/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/10/2017 - Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/07/2017 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/06/2017 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/13/2017 - Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations
02/28/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary