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s_sa_2018a_2018-04-23t14:37:48z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-243

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 23, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-243 - Lay Over


03:19:40 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:20:23 PM  
The committee reconvened.
03:21:07 PM  
Senator Holbert and Senator Guzman, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-243 to the committee. The bill makes changes to state law related to retail sales of alcohol beverages.
03:24:54 PM  
Senator Holbert responded to committee member questions.
03:48:21 PM  
Senator Holbert discussed amendment L.001 [Attachment A].
03:50:44 PM  
David Montoya, representing Safeway, testified against the bill.
03:52:52 PM  
Kevin Bommer, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified on the bill from a neutral position.
03:58:57 PM  
Mr. Montoya responded to committee member questions.
04:05:05 PM  
Joan Poston, representing herself, testified against the bill.
04:08:18 PM  
Jacqui Shumway, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:09:03 PM  
Erin Launspach, representing Kum & Go, testified against the bill.
04:13:07 PM  
Greg Junk, representing King Soopers, testified against the bill.
04:15:44 PM  
Mr. Junk and Ms. Launspach responded to committee member questions.
04:19:53 PM  

Grier Bailey, representing the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, testified against the bill.

04:27:29 PM  
Chris Howes, representing the Colorado Retail Council, testified against the bill. He responded to committee member comments.
04:36:12 PM  
Mr. Bailey and Mr. Howes answered questions from the committee.
04:41:06 PM  

Danny Williams, representing the Colorado Beer Distributors Association, testified against the bill.

04:45:45 PM  
Carolyn Joy, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She provided a packet to the committee members [Attachment B].
04:50:04 PM  
Senator Holbert explained amendment L.005 [Attachment C].
04:51:26 PM  
Ms. Joy and Mr. Williams answered questions
from the committee.
05:02:11 PM  
Dennis Dinsmore, representing Wyatt's Wet
Goods, testified in support of the bill.
05:06:59 PM  
Leo Bortolotto, representing Amendment XXI, testified in support of the bill.
05:11:40 PM  
Kara Miller, representing the Colorado Distillers Guild, testified in support of the bill.
05:13:16 PM  

Scott Chase, representing Coloradoans for Safety and the Colorado Ethiopian-Eritrean Liquor Association, testified in support of the bill.

05:17:24 PM  
Mr. Chase and Ms. Miller responded to committee member questions.
05:25:55 PM  

Matt Dinsmore, representing Wilbur's Wine and Spirits, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee member questions.

05:30:46 PM  
Jason Hopfer, representing Support Your Local Liquor Store, testified against the bill but suggested amendments.
05:35:35 PM  
Senator Holbert distributed amendment L.011 [Attachment D] and amendment L.014 [Attachment E].
05:36:51 PM  
Andres Gil Zaldana, representing the Colorado Brewers Guild, testified in support of the bill with certain amendments.
05:42:18 PM  
Mr. Zaldana and Mr. Hopfer responded to committee member questions.
05:42:46 PM  
Jeanne McEvoy, representing the Colorado Licensed Beverage Association, testified in support of the bill.
05:48:49 PM  
Dennis Dinsmore returned to the table to respond to committee member questions.
05:57:27 PM  
Senator Holbert distributed amendments L.003, L.006, L.007, and L.008 [Attachments F-I].
05:58:00 PM  
Christy Chase, Office of Legislative Legal Services, discussed amendments L.006, L.007, and L.008. She responded to committee member questions.
06:05:21 PM  
Senators Holbert and Guzman discussed amendments
L.001 and L.003 with the committee and Ms. Chase.
06:19:31 PM  
Senator Holbert, Senator Guzman, and Ms. Chase discussed amendments L.005 and L.006.
06:29:31 PM  
Senator Holbert discussed amendments L.011 and L.014.


06:32:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment A].
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:33:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 [Attachment F].
Moved Marble
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg No
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble Yes
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


06:34:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 [Attachment C].
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble No
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
06:34:15 PM  
Ms. Chase and Senator Holbert responded to committee member questions about amendment L.006.
06:37:14 PM  
Senators Holbert and Guzman wrapped up their presentation of the bill.
06:42:41 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.
06:47:26 PM  
The committee recessed.
06:52:47 PM  
The committee reconvened.
06:52:52 PM  

The committee discussed the bill's routing. The committee recessed.

06:59:01 PM  
The chair laid the bill over for action only to April 24, 2018.


06:59:01 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-243, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Hill
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL