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H_BUS_2017A 05/09/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR

Date: 05/09/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:00 PM to 01:57 PM
Arndt
X
Coleman
*
Place: LSB A
Garnett
X
Gray
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Navarro
X
Representative Kraft-Tharp
Nordberg
X
Rosenthal
X
This Report was prepared by
Sias
*
Luisa Altmann
Thurlow
X
Van Winkle
*
Williams D.
*
Winter
X
Kraft-Tharp
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB17-275 Postponed Indefinitely





01:00 PM -- SB 17-275



Representative Melton introduced Senate Bill 17-275. The bill allows Marijuana Tax Cash Fund moneys to be used for research into the health effects of marijuana and allows pesticide manufacturers to conduct research on the cultivation of medical and retail marijuana.



Representative Melton responded to questions from the committee.



01:12 PM --
Kara Miller, Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Miller responded to questions from the committee.



01:29 PM --
Ron Kammerzell, Colorado Department of Revenue, responded to questions from the committee



01:31 PM --
Karin McGowan, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, responded to questions from the committee.



01:33 PM --
Mitch Yergert, Colorado Department of Agriculture, responded to questions from the committee.





01:35 PM



Mr. Kammerzell, Ms. McGowan, and Representative Melton responded to questions from the committee.



01:48 PM



Representative Melton made closing remarks.

BILL: SB17-275
TIME: 01:56:42 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-275 to the Committee on Finance. The motion failed on a vote of 5-8.
SECONDED: Arndt
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
No
Gray
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
No
Sias
No
Thurlow
No
Van Winkle
No
Williams D.
No
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
YES: 5 NO: 8 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: SB17-275
TIME: 01:57:02 PM
MOVED: Williams D.
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 17-275 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



01:57 PM



The committee adjourned.




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