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s_jud_2017a_2017-03-22t13:37:05z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/22/2017

Location: Old Supreme Court Chamber

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1221



SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1221 to the Committee on Appro PASS







05:35 PM -- HB17-1221



Senator Cooke and Senator Aguilar, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1221, concerning gray and black market marijuana enforcement efforts, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.



05:39 PM --
Ms. Jessica LeRoux, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. She discussed the effect of the bill on county finances.



05:43 PM --
Mr. Kevin Bommer, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. He discussed the reasons for spending money on enforcement.



05:45 PM --
Mr. Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill. He discussed the benefits of the bill to counties.



05:47 PM --
Mr. Arnold Hanuman, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, testified in support of the bill.



05:48 PM --
Mr. Mark Bolton, representing the Office of Governor Hickenlooper, testified in support of the bill.



05:50 PM --
Mr. Ron Sloan, representing the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police and the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He discussed local law enforcement resources.





05:54 PM



Senator Cooke provided closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1221
TIME: 05:55:04 PM
MOVED: Cooke
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1221 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Coram
Yes
Fields
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







05:56 PM



The committee adjourned.








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