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h_fin_2018a_2018-02-05t13:33:12z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-088

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Feb 5, 2018      
Location LSB A



SB18-088 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:34:19 PM  
Representative K. Becker, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-088, which provides legal authority for special districts to collect sales taxes on retail marijuana, as long as the special districts levied sales taxes on retail marijuana prior to July 1, 2017. Representative Becker distributed amendment L.003 [Attachment A].
01:36:16 PM  
Ms. Deborah Jordy, representing the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), testified in support of the bill.
01:40:46 PM  
Mr. David Genova, representing the Regional Transportation District, testified in support of the bill.
01:42:40 PM  
Mr. Alan Pogue, representing the SCFD, testified in support of the bill.
01:44:49 PM  
Mr. Genova responded to committee questions.
01:46:28 PM  
Mr. Evan Goulding, representing the Special District Association of Colorado, testified in support of amendment L.003.
01:51:36 PM  
Ms. Debbie Ostrogorski, representing the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.
01:53:15 PM  
Mr. Goulding responded to questions from the committee. Representative Becker also responded to committee questions.
02:01:17 PM  
Mr. Robert Chase, representing the Colorado Coalition for Patients and Caregivers, testified about the bill.


02:10:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 [Attachment A].
Moved Gray
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:13:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 [Attachment B].
Moved Gray
Seconded Kennedy
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:13:12 PM  
Representative Becker made some closing
remarks on the bill.  Members of the committee also commented on the
merits of the bill.


02:19:54 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-088, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias No
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS