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h_bus_2016a_2016-04-14t13:38:00z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/14/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1428



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1428 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 16-1428 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







01:38 PM -- HB 16-1428



Representative Moreno introduced House Bill 16-1428. The bill creates a class 2 misdemeanor for the crime of making or conspiring to make materially false statements with the intent to injure a publically traded direct selling company. It clarifies that the authority of any state agency, including the Department of Law, or of any district attorney, to investigate or prosecute the violation of any other law that impacts a direct selling company.



Representative Moreno provided the committee with several letters of support (Attachments A-D). Representative Moreno responded to questions from the committee.



160414 AttachA.pdf160414 AttachA.pdf160414 AttachB.pdf160414 AttachB.pdf160414 AttachC.pdf160414 AttachC.pdf160414 AttachD.pdf160414 AttachD.pdf



02:02 PM --
Tyrone Bland, Herbalife, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Bland responded to questions from the committee.



02:20 PM --
Hillary Brendemuel, LifeVantage, testified in support of the bill.



02:23 PM --
Javier Delagarza, Herbalife, testified in support of the bill.



02:26 PM --
Lauren Carboni, Dentons, responded to questions from the committee.



02:31 PM



Representative Moreno and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB16-1428
TIME: 02:34:53 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1428 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 6-7.
SECONDED: Navarro
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
No
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
No
Roupe
No
Sias
No
Thurlow
No
Winter
Yes
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
No
YES: 6 NO: 7 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: HB16-1428
TIME: 02:35:49 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1428 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Rosenthal
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
No
Navarro
No
Nordberg
Yes
Pabon
No
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Winter
No
Wist
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
No
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS











02:39 PM



The committee adjourned.






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