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S_LGH_2024A 02/08/2024 10:05:56 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT & HOUSING
Date 02/08/2024
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Mullica X
Pelton B. X
Pelton R. X
Rich X
Gonzales *
Exum X
Time 10:05:56 AM to 11:47:36 AM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by Adam Alemzada
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB24-022 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB24-022 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:06:08 AM  
Senator Mullica, prime sponsor, introduced and explained Senate Bill 24-002. The bill allows counties to regulate flavored tobacco products.
10:06:50 AM  
The bill sponsor introduced and explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
10:11:06 AM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
10:20:26 AM  
Jason Casados, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:23:43 AM  
Ann Fulgham, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:25:05 AM  
Van Dougherty, representing Vape Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:27:41 AM  
Kevin Grantham, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:29:44 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
10:36:12 AM  
Greg Poschman, representing Pitkin County, testified in support of the bill.
10:39:18 AM  
Jody Shadduck-McNally, representing Larimer County, testified in support of the bill.
10:41:22 AM  
Reilly King, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
10:44:42 AM  
Natalee Salcedo, representing the Adams County Health Department, testified in support of the bill.
10:47:05 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
10:56:37 AM  
Philip Guerin, representing
themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:00:30 AM  
Jodi Radke, representing Tobacco Free Kids, testified in support of the bill.
11:02:51 AM  
Julia Scanlan, representing Counties & Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
11:05:19 AM  
Nick Robles, representing Boulder County, testified in support of the bill.
11:07:46 AM  
Eric Heydorn, representing the American Heart Association, testified in support of the bill.
11:09:50 AM  
Evie Hudak, representing
Colorado PTA, testified in support of the bill.
11:11:47 AM  
Kori Wilford, representing the Larimer County Health Department, testified in support of the bill.
11:13:25 AM  
Megan Boelter, representing the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
11:17:11 AM  
Nick Torres, representing the American Lung Association, testified in support of the bill.
11:20:20 AM  
Rima Khoury, representing the National Hookah Community Association, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
11:24:06 AM  
Grier Bailey, representing the CWPMA/RMFIA, testified to amend the bill.
11:27:22 AM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
11:38:30 AM  
Written testimony
submitted to the committee is appended as Attachment B.
11:38:44 AM  
The bill sponsor discussed Amendment L.001.


11:40:13 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Mullica
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Pelton B.
Pelton R.
Rich
Gonzales
Exum
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:40:15 AM  
The bill sponsor made closing comments.
11:42:27 AM  
The committee made closing comments.


11:47:24 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-022, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Mullica
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton B. No
Pelton R. No
Rich No
Gonzales Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:47:36 AM   The committee adjourned.






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