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ECDECBD95FBCEB45872583CA006D9B62 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1234

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date Mar 27, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1234 - Committee Discussion Only


01:57:25 PM  

Representatives Valdez and Singer introduced House Bill 19-1234. The bill phases in a marijuana delivery permit for licensed medical and retail marijuana businesses and transorters.

02:03:18 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:24:10 PM  

The committee recessed.

02:25:49 PM  

The committee reconvened.

02:26:19 PM  
Representative Kraft-Tharp made introductory comments and committee discussion ensued.
02:32:33 PM  
Rob Holmes, Roots Rx, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:36:24 PM  
Abbey Borchers, The Green Solution, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:39:46 PM  
Ms. Borchers and Mr. Holmes responded to questions from the committee.
02:44:27 PM  
Kevin Bommer, Colorado Municipal League, testified on the bill from a neutral position if proposed amendment L.006 is adopted.
02:47:56 PM  
Eric Bergman, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified on the bill from a neutral position if proposed amendment L.006 is adopted.
02:50:17 PM  
Ron Sloan, Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Sloan responded to questions from the committee.
03:08:22 PM  
Kristi Kelly, Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill if amended.
03:11:25 PM  

Jared Penman, Rhino Supply Company, discussed his concerns related to the bill.

03:12:37 PM  

Kevin Gallagher, Colorado Cannabis Manufacturers Association, testified in support of the bill.

03:15:58 PM  
Ms. Kelly, Mr. Gallagher, and Mr. Penman responded to questions from the committee.
03:31:46 PM  

Mattie Gullixson, City of Colorado Springs, testified on the bill.

03:33:20 PM  

Thomas Bowler, Rocky Road Remedies, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:36:28 PM  

Jonathan Salfeld, Local Product of Colorado Dispensary, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:40:01 PM  

Ms. Gullixson and Mr. Salfeld responded to questions from the committee.

03:42:57 PM  

David Michel, IgadI, Ltd., testified in support of the bill with limitations. Mr. Michel provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).

03:47:57 PM  
Layton White, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:49:36 PM  
Larissa Bolivar, Cannabis Consumers Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
03:51:25 PM  
Mr. Michel responded to questions from the committee.
03:54:33 PM  

Jordan Wellington, 1906 and QRCL, LLC, testified in support of the bill.

03:57:08 PM  

Peter Barsoom, 1906, testified in support of the bill.

04:00:08 PM  

Matt Kahl, Veterans for Natural Rights, testified in support of the bill.

04:03:21 PM  
Mr. Barsoom and Mr. Wellington responded to questions from the committee.
04:08:35 PM  
Sarah Klein, Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:11:59 PM  

David LaRose, Veterans for Natural Rights, testified in support of the bill.

04:14:57 PM  

Christian Sederberg, Vicente Sederberg, testified in support of the bill.

04:18:24 PM  
Mr. Sederberg, Mr. LaRose, and Ms. Klein responded to questions from the committee.
04:26:22 PM  

Jason Warf, Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in support of the bill with concerns. 

04:29:58 PM  
Joe Megyesy, Good Chemistry, testified in support of the bill.
04:33:08 PM  
Laurent Crenshaw, Eaze Solutions, testified in support of the bill.
04:36:44 PM  
Mr. Crenshaw responded to questions from the committee.
04:38:11 PM  
Kenny Breeding, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:41:57 PM  
Representative Kraft-Tharp laid the bill over for action only at a future date.
04:45:35 PM  

The committee recessed.

04:49:31 PM  
The committee reconvened.
04:49:55 PM  

Representative Valdez provided a summary of the proposed amendments, including: amendment L.006 (Attachment C); amendment L.003 (Attachment D); amendment L.011 (Attachment E); amendment L.007 (Attachment F); amendment L.012 (Attachment G); and amendment L.001 (Attachment H).