The following persons testified regarding HB 19-1146:
Mr. Robert Chase, representing the Colorado Coalition of Patients and Caregivers, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Chase rebutted claims made during earlier conversation, and cited a National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration study on cannabis and crash risk. He discussed past legislation concerning DUI, and certain ramifications should the bill pass.
Mr. Ed Wood, representing DUID Victim Voices, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Wood explained why certain DUI laws are flawed, and rebutted earlier testimony.
Chief Robert Ticer, representing the Loveland Police Department, testified in support of the bill. Chief Ticer explained how law enforcement polices impairment during traffic stops, and discussed testing for different types of substances.
Dr. David Timken, representing the Center for Impaired Driving Research and Evaluation, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Timpken explained how the bill is sound scientifically. Chief Ticer responded to questions regarding training to detect impairment in drivers.