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0599BB145EA658188725883D006DF04E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1064

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date May 9, 2022      
Location SCR 357



HB22-1064 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:00:54 PM  
Sen. Gonzales gave
some opening remarks about the testimony component of the bill hearing.
 The committee limited testimony on House Bill 22-1064 to 18 total
witnesses and provided opportunity for other witnesses to submit written
testimony.
02:01:23 PM  
Sens. Priola and Fields introduced House Bill 22-1064. The bill prohibits retailers from selling, advertising, displaying, or marketing flavored cigarettes, tobacco products, and nicotine products.
02:02:27 PM  
Written testimony
may be found in Attachment H.
02:02:46 PM  
Mr. Brian Fotijik,
representing the National Association of Tobacco Outlets, testified against
of the bill.  Mr. Art Way, representing himself, testified against
the bill. Dr. Mike Cummings, representing himself, testified against the
bill.
02:35:46 PM  
Committee discussion ensued with the previous witnesses.
02:41:54 PM  
Ms. Amanda Wheeler,
representing the Rocky Mountain Smoke Free Alliance, testified in opposition
to the bill.  Ms. Erin Morben, representing herself, testified in
opposition to the bill.  Dr. Ethan Nadelmann, representing himself,
testified in opposition to the bill.
02:57:04 PM  
Mr. Jason Casados,
representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Peggy
Hegleher, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr.
Chris Everson, representing Circle K Inc., testified in opposition to the
bill.
03:29:36 PM  
Dr. Stanton Glantz,
representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Morgan
Richards, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Ms.
Leanne Wheeler, representing the Wheeler Advisory Group LLC and Campaign
for Tobacco-Free Kids, testified in support of the bill.
03:41:00 PM  
Committee discussion ensued with the previous witnesses.
03:55:34 PM  
Ms. Rebecca Dubroff,
representing the Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of
the bill.  Councilwoman Amanda Sawyer, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  Mr. Matt Cooke, representing the Colorado
Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill.
04:06:15 PM  
Mr. Kendall Stagg, representing Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Jodi Radke, representing the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Phillip Gardiner, representing the African American Tobacco control Leadership Council, testified in support of the bill.


04:36:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.051 (Attachment I)
Moved Scott
Seconded
Scott
Lee
Priola
Winter
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:36:52 PM  
The sponsors provided some closing remarks.


04:47:15 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1064, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Scott No
Lee Yes
Priola Yes
Winter Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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