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h_sa_2017a_2017-01-26t09:51:36z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/26/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1009



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1009 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 17-1009 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







09:59 AM -- HB17-1009



The committee came back to order.



Representative Van Winkle, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1009. Under current law, sales tax is not collected on purchases of essential articles and containers to be furnished at no additional charge to customers purchasing food and beverage items. Examples of essential articles include nonreusable plates, bowls, and cups. Effective January 1, 2018, the bill broadens the exemption to encompass nonessential articles and containers, including nonreusable utensils, straws, napkins, lids, and condiment packets.





10:05 AM



Representative Van Winkle answered questions from the committee.



10:16 AM --
John Vecchiarelli, Department of Revenue, answered questions from the committee.



10:17 AM --
Nick Hoover, Colorado Restaurant Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Hoover answered questions from the committee.



10:25 AM --
Richard Weil, Colorado Restaurant Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Weil answered questions from the committee.





10:38 AM



Representative Van Winkle answered questions from the committee.



10:39 AM --
Tim Hoover, Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Hoover answered questions from the committee.





10:47 AM



Representative Van Winkle made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments about the bill.

BILL: HB17-1009
TIME: 10:56:15 AM
MOVED: Williams D.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1009 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 3-6.
SECONDED: Leonard
VOTE
Benavidez
No
Hooton
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Melton
No
Weissman
No
Williams D.
Yes
Lontine
No
Foote
No
YES: 3 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB17-1009
TIME: 10:57:02 AM
MOVED: Melton
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1009 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Melton
Yes
Weissman
Yes
Williams D.
No
Lontine
Yes
Foote
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







10:57 AM



The committee adjourned.








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