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S_LGH_2023A 03/09/2023 11:17:01 AM Committee Summary

Date 03/09/2023
Gonzales X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Roberts X
Exum *
Jaquez Lewis X
Time 11:17:01 AM to 11:51:21 AM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Jaquez Lewis
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB23-148 Amended, referred to Senate Finance

SB23-148 - Amended, referred to Senate Finance

11:17:07 AM  

Senator Cutter, prime sponsor, introduced and explained Senate Bill 23-148. The bill requires the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to inspect illegal drug laboratory properties to determine competency of certified individuals that decontaminate such properties and to create a public database of buildings used as illegal laboratories.

11:19:35 AM  
Dr. James Dennison, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:22:54 AM  
Patricia Mellen, Esq., representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
11:27:28 AM  
Dr. Maryanne Bach,
Hon PhD, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
11:32:19 AM  
Eric Herrera, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
11:37:24 AM  
Kathi McCarty, representing the Meth Toxins Awareness Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
11:42:00 AM  
Written testimony
submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment A.
11:42:17 AM  
Senator Cutter introduced and explained Amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
11:44:15 AM  
Senator Cutter responded to questions from the committee.

11:48:21 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B)
Moved Exum
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Jaquez Lewis
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:49:07 AM  
The committee made
closing comments on the bill.
11:49:53 AM  
Senator Cutter made
closing remarks.

11:51:12 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-148, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Exum
Gonzales Yes
Pelton B. Yes
Pelton R. No
Rich Yes
Roberts Yes
Exum Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

11:51:21 AM   The committee adjourned.

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