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342F7570D874F8AE872586A20077A3B8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-134

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Mar 24, 2021      
Location Old State Library



SB21-134 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


03:46:51 PM  
Senators Bridges
and Lundeen introduced Senate Bill 21-134, concerning additional liquor
licensing.  They distributed Amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments
D and E) and responded to questions from the committee.

03:47:53 PM  
Danielle Yanksey, representing herself, spoke about the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.
04:09:13 PM  
Kachina Weaver, Colorado
Licensed Beverage Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.  She
responded to questions from the committee.
04:11:20 PM  
Scott Chase, Coloradoans
for Safety, spoke in opposition to the bill.  He responded to questions
from the committee.
04:14:23 PM  
Dennis Dinsmore, Wyatt's, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:29:41 PM  
Lee Earnhart, Chambers Liquors, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:30:06 PM  
Alem Syoum, Colorado
Ethiopian and Eritrean Liquor Association (CEELA), spoke in opposition
to the bill.
04:33:14 PM  
Girum Alemayehu, CEELA, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:35:48 PM  
Josh Robinson, Argonaut
Liquors, spoke in opposition to the bill.  He responded to questions
from the committee.
04:38:25 PM  
Joe Bruner, Lukas
Liquors, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:40:23 PM  
Mat Dinsmore, Wilbur's, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:50:26 PM  
Omar Malik, Grape Leaf Liquors, spoke in opposition to the bill.
05:01:51 PM  
Thom Noller, Mayfair
Liquors, spoke in opposition to the bill.  



Chris Carran, Locals Liquor, spoke in opposition to the bill.
05:10:45 PM  
Matthew Amerson,
Mayfair Liquors, spoke in opposition to the bill.  



Brian Lucas, Big Bear Wine and Liquor, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 
05:19:59 PM  
Kara Miller, Colorado
Craft Distiller's Guild, spoke in opposition to the bill.  
05:22:00 PM  
Kim Holt, Total Wine,
spoke in favor of the bill.  



Edward Cooper, Total Wine, spoke in favor of the bill.  He responded
to questions from the committee.
05:31:02 PM  
Tony Ryerson, Applejack
Wine & Spirits, spoke in favor of the bill.  He responded to questions
from the committee.
05:44:16 PM  
Sarah Mercer, Brownstein
Hyatt Farber Schreck for goPuff, spoke in favor of the bill.
05:49:05 PM  
Cameron Flint, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
05:49:06 PM  
Additional written
comments may be found in Attachment F.

05:59:36 PM  
Senator Coleman discussed the purpose of Amendment L.002.
05:59:54 PM  
Senator Lundeen made comments about the amendment.


06:01:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Coleman
Kolker
Liston
Priola
Woodward
Gonzales
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:01:53 PM  
Senator Coleman discussed the purpose of Amendment L.003.
06:02:10 PM  
Senator Bridges made
comments about the amendment.  He responded to questions from the
committee.


06:04:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Coleman
Kolker
Liston
Priola
Woodward
Gonzales
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:05:07 PM  
Senator Lundeen made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
06:05:29 PM  
The committee members made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
06:12:26 PM  
Senator Bridges made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


06:19:51 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-134, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward No
Gonzales No
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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