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h_bus_2016a_2016-05-03t13:38:20z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/03/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-040



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-040 to the Committee on Finan PASS







01:39 PM -- SB 16-040



Representative Pabon, sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 16-040. The bill replaces the current statutory definition for owner of a licensed medical or retail marijuana business with two new ownership categories: direct beneficial interest owners and indirect beneficial interest owners.



Representative Pabon responded to questions from the committee.



01:54 PM --
Shawn Coleman, 36 Solutions, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Coleman responded to questions from the committee.



02:01 PM --
Jason Warf, Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in opposition to the bill.



02:03 PM --
Meg Sanders, Mindful Dispensary, testified in support of the bill.



02:05 PM --
Dean Heizer, LivWell, testified in support of the bill.



02:08 PM



Mr. Heizer and Ms. Sanders responded to questions from the committee.



02:12 PM --
Brooke Gehring, Patients Choice and Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill.



02:16 PM --
Kara Miller, Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill.



02:17 PM



Ms. Gehring and Ms. Miller responded to questions from the committee.



02:21 PM --
Dan Anglin, AmeriCanna and Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Anglin responded to questions from the committee.



02:26 PM --
Lewis Koski, Marijuana Enforcement Division, responded to questions from the committee.



02:34 PM



Representative Pabon made closing remarks.


BILL: SB16-040
TIME: 02:34:54 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-040 to the Committee on Finance. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Excused
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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