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Minutes for HB2151 - Committee on Judiciary

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Granting immunity from civil liability to the person who files a citizen-initiated grand jury petition.

Minutes Content for Wed, Feb 20, 2019

Natalie Scott, Assistant Revisor, provided an overview for HB2151.  Ms. Scott addressed questions from the membership. (Attachment 10)

Phillip Cosby testified in support of HB2151 explaining history and the need for immunity from civil liability for a person who files a citizen-initiated grand jury petition. He made numerous comparisons to the immunity granted prosecutors. (Attachment 11)(Attachment 12)(Attachment 13)

Eric Smith, Deputy General Counsel, League of Kansas Municipalities provided written testimony in opposition to HB2151. (Attachment 14)


Chairperson Patton closed the hearing on HB2151.