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326AC9D249ED0D2887258832006BCF66 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1402

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 28, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



HB22-1402 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:37:43 PM  
Speaker Garnett, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1402. The bill creates a grant program to promote responsible gaming and address problem gaming, modifies free bets for the purpose of calculating net sports betting proceeds, and makes a variety of other changes to the regulation of gaming and the state lottery. He responded to questions from the committee.
01:40:35 PM  
Mr. Lawrence Wall,
representing the Problem Gambling Coalition of Colorado, testified in support
of the bill.  Dr. Lacey Berumen PhD, representing the Colorado Problem
Gambling Association, testified in a neutral position on the bill.  Mr.
Layne Jacobson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
 Mrs. Peggy Brown, representing the Problem Gambling Coalition of
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  The witnesses responded
to questions from the committee.
01:55:48 PM  
Mrs. Brianne Doura-Schawohl, representing the National Council on Problem Gambling, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Brian Jackson, representing the Environmental Defense Action Fund, testified in support of the bill. The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:05:45 PM  
Mr. Josh Kuhn, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Dan Hartman, representing the Department of Revenue Division of Gaming, was available to answer committee questions. Tom Seaver, representing the Colorado Lottery, was available to answer committee questions.
02:19:02 PM  
Speaker Garnett wrapped up his presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.


02:21:58 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1402 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Kipp
Benavidez Yes
Daugherty Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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