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h_bus_2016a_2016-04-05t13:32:05z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/05/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1401



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F). The motion f

Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G). The motion f

Refer House Bill 16-1401 to the Committee of the W
FAIL

FAIL

PASS







01:32 PM -- HB 16-1401



Representative K. Becker and Representative Priola introduced House Bill 16-1401. The bill increases the annual licensing fees paid by retail food establishments beginning January 1, 2017. Additional increases on January 1, 2018, and January 1, 2019, are contingent upon compliance with specific requirements. The bill also creates a new license for a limited retail food establishment that prepares or serves food that does not require time or temperature control for safety, provides self-service beverages, offers prepackaged commercially prepared food and beverages requiring time or temperature control or only reheating commercially prepared foods that require time or temperature control for safety for retail sale to consumers.



The bill sponsors provided the committee with a handout (Attachment A).



160405 AttachA.pdf160405 AttachA.pdf



01:43 PM --
Jeff Lawrence, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



01:51 PM --
Sean Conway, Weld County, testified on the bill and recommended several amendments. Mr. Conway provided two letters to the committee (Attachments B and C).



160405 AttachB.pdf160405 AttachB.pdf160405 AttachC.pdf160405 AttachC.pdf



01:54 PM --
Barbara Kirkmeyer, Weld County, testified on the bill and recommended several amendments. Ms. Kirkmeyer provided the committee with a packet of website images (Attachment D).



160405 AttachD.pdf160405 AttachD.pdf



01:58 PM



Mr. Conway, Ms. Kirkmeyer, and the bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



02:24 PM --
Pat Ratliff, Colorado Counties, Inc., spoke about the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



02:26 PM --
Tom Gonzales, Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials (CALPHO), testified in support of the bill.



02:28 PM --
Steve Johnson, Larimer County, testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Johnson provided the committee with a handout (Attachment E).



160405 AttachE.pdf160405 AttachE.pdf



02:32 PM --
Nick Hoover, Colorado Restaurant Association and the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Hoover responded to questions from the committee.



02:37 PM --
Mary Lou Chapman, Rocky Mountain Food Industry Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:40 PM --
Grier Bailey, Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Bailey responded to questions from the committee.



02:47 PM



Jeff Lawrence, CDPHE, returned to the table to respond to questions from the committee.



02:49 PM



The committee and bill sponsors discussed two proposed amendments.


BILL: HB16-1401
TIME: 03:03:41 PM
MOVED: Thurlow
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F). The motion failed on a vote of 2-11.
SECONDED: Kraft-Tharp
VOTE
Arndt
No
Garnett
No
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
No
Roupe
No
Sias
No
Thurlow
Yes
Vigil
No
Winter
No
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
No
Williams
No
Final YES: 2 NO: 11 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL



160405 AttachF.pdf160405 AttachF.pdf




BILL: HB16-1401
TIME: 03:04:06 PM
MOVED: Thurlow
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G). The motion failed on a vote of 3-10.
SECONDED: Williams
VOTE
Arndt
No
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
No
Roupe
No
Sias
No
Thurlow
Yes
Vigil
No
Winter
No
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
No
Williams
No
Final YES: 3 NO: 10 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL



160405 AttachG.pdf160405 AttachG.pdf





03:07 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB16-1401
TIME: 03:07:17 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1401 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Arndt
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
No
Vigil
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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