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2C4B73D53AF80A16872583E0006380C3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1090

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 18, 2019      
Location SCR 357



HB19-1090 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


12:06:52 PM  

Senators Gonzales and Hill, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 19-1090.  The bill allows cannabis companies to be publicly traded.  The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

12:17:33 PM  

Jim Burack, Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.

12:23:59 PM  

Dominique Mendiola, Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.

12:28:25 PM  

Kristi Kelly, Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill.

12:29:47 PM  

Dean Heizer, LivWell Enlightened Health, testified in support of the bill.

12:33:15 PM  

Ms. Mendiola responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill's impact on reducing illegal actors in the marijuana industry.  Mr. Burack also responded.  The department staff responded to further questions from the committee.

12:42:36 PM  

Randy Tiffey, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7, testified against the bill.

12:47:25 PM  

Jim Hammons, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7, testified against the bill.

12:49:53 PM  

Jordan Wellington, Vicente Sederberg and VS Strategies, testified in support of the bill.

12:54:47 PM  

Discussion ensued regarding safety conditions in the cannabis industry.

01:00:06 PM  

Shannon Fender, Native Roots Dispensary, testified in support of the bill.

01:01:16 PM  

Andy Williams, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

01:07:13 PM  

Mr. Williams responded to questions from the committee regarding labor conditions in his businesses and payroll. Ms. Fender also responded.

01:13:58 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.

01:18:16 PM  

Committee members made closing comments on the bill.



01:22:32 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1090 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen No
Tate Yes
Todd Yes
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Court No
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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