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9D69CAE2806CC56287258942005BB234 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1041

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date Jan 25, 2023      
Location HCR 0112



HB23-1041 - Amended, referred to House Finance

09:41:36 AM  

Majority Leader Duran and Minority Leader Lynch introduced House Bill 23-1041.The bill prohibits wagering on simulcast greyhound races and changes the funding mechanism for the Greyhound Welfare and Adoption Fund.

09:50:50 AM  

Mr. Howie Chavers, representing Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association. Dr. Jill Cook, representing herself, Mrs. Alma Olivas, representing herself, and Mrs. Mary Ketterer, representing Elevated Stakes, testified in opposition to the bill.

10:03:26 AM  
Committee discussion with witnesses continued.
10:16:35 AM  

Mr Cimmaron Gerke, representing Colorado Horse Racing Association, Jodie Martin-Witt, representing Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association, Mr. Tanner Isaacs, representing himself, and Mr Shannon Rushton, representing Bally’s Arapahoe Park, testified in opposition to the bill. A handout provided by Mr. Rushton can be found as Attachment A.

11:11:39 AM  

Mr. Roland Halpern, representing Colorado Voters for Animals, Mr. Carey Theil, representing GREY2K USA Worldwide, and Ms. Judy Greenfield, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

11:25:23 AM  

Ms. Heather Frayer representing Mirage Sports Facility testified in opposition to the bill.

11:25:24 AM  

Ms. Emily Dohrman, representing Legislative Council Staff, answered questions regarding the bill fiscal note.

11:25:25 AM  

All written testimony can be found in Attachment B.



11:33:42 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C)
Moved Weinberg
Seconded Ricks
Armagost
English
Frizell
Lieder
Lindstedt
Mabrey
Mauro Excused
Taggart
Weinberg
Ricks
Amabile
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:33:43 AM  
Majority Leader Duran and Minority Leader Lynch provided final comments on the bill.


11:39:42 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1041, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Weinberg
Seconded Ricks
Armagost Yes
English Yes
Frizell Yes
Lieder Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Mabrey Yes
Mauro Excused
Taggart Yes
Weinberg Yes
Ricks Yes
Amabile Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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