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09F1614C8FD143A2872583E700768F5A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1230

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 25, 2019      
Location SCR 357



HB19-1230 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


03:35:02 PM  

Senator Gonzales, bill sponsor, introduced House Bill 19-1230.  The bill creates licensed marijuana hospitality establishments.  Senator Gonzales distributed amendment L.010 (Attachment C).  Senator Marble, bill sponsor, also commented.

03:42:38 PM  

R. J. Ours, American Cancer Society, testified against the bill.

03:45:41 PM  

Jeff Hunt, Colorado Christian University, testified against the bill.

03:48:14 PM  

Tatiana Calvo, the Green Solution, testified against the bill.

03:50:44 PM  

Sarah Mercer, Smart Colorado, testified against the bill.

03:53:11 PM  

Ms. Mercer and Mr. Ours responded to questions from the committee.  Senator Marble also responded.

03:57:29 PM  

Mr. Ours distributed a handout (Attachment D).

03:57:50 PM  

Jason Warf, Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in support of the bill.

04:02:01 PM  

Matthew Kahl, Veterans for Natural Rights, testified in support of the bill.

04:04:51 PM  

Bryan Ortega, Veterans for Natural Rights, testified in support of the bill.

04:06:29 PM  

Melanie Rose Rodgers, Safe Access Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:07:57 PM  

Michael Eymer, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:11:05 PM  

Kevin Gallagher, Colorado Cannabis Manufacturers Association, testified in support of the bill.

04:11:58 PM  

John McCaskill, HTBX International, testified in support of the bill.

04:12:56 PM  

Cindy Sovine, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:15:41 PM  

Amber Longacher, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:16:52 PM  

Marcus Negata, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:17:52 PM  

Nico Pento, Terrapin Care Station, testified in support of the bill.

04:19:02 PM  

Michael Polansky, Honey Pot Lounge, testified in support of the bill.

04:20:59 PM  

Bob Doyle, representing himself, testified against the bill.

04:23:51 PM  

Shawn Coleman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:28:59 PM  

Senator Gonzales distributed amendments L.014 and L.015 (Attachments E and F).  Senator Marble described amendment L.010.



04:30:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment C)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Ginal
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Woodward
Lee Excused
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:30:46 PM  

Senator Gonzales described amendments L.014 and L.015.  The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

04:36:43 PM  

Jeanne McEvoy, Colorado Licensed Beverage Association, responded to questions from the committee.



04:43:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 (Attachment E)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Ginal
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:43:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment F)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Ginal
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:43:31 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.

04:49:16 PM  
Committee members made closing comments on the bill.


04:55:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1230, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Ginal Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen No
Tate Yes
Woodward No
Lee Yes
Court No
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS