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418F188EBF023001872583CA007E7A79 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1230

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date Mar 27, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1230 - Amended, referred to House Finance


05:05:15 PM  

The committee recessed.

05:06:33 PM  
The committee reconvened.
05:08:10 PM  

Representatives Singer and Melton introduced House Bill 19-1230. The bill allows for the operation of legal cannabis hospitality establishments and retail cannabis hospitality and sales establishments, with local government approval.

05:14:29 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

05:14:51 PM  

Layton White, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

05:19:10 PM  

Ed Wood, DUID Victim Voices, testified in opposition to the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment I).

05:22:37 PM  

Kevin Bommer, Colorado Municipal League, testified on the bill from a neutral position if proposed amendment L.003 is adopted.

05:25:35 PM  

Ellen Penrod, American Lung Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:28:41 PM  

Henny Lasley, SMART Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Lasley provided a handout to the committee (Attachment J).

05:32:10 PM  

Ms. Penrod and Ms. Lasley responded to questions from the committee.

05:37:34 PM  
RJ Ours, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:41:44 PM  

Pete Bialick, Group to Alleviate Smoking Pollution, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Balick provided a handout to the committee (Attachment K).

05:44:58 PM  

Jodi Radke, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:47:11 PM  
Mr. Ours responded to questions from the committee.
05:48:56 PM  

Eric Bergman, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified on the bill from a neutral position if amended.

05:49:41 PM  

Fran Lanzer, Mothers Against Drunk Driving Colorado, testified on the bill from a neutral position.

05:50:34 PM  

Shawn Coleman, 36 Solutions, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Coleman provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments L and M).

05:53:32 PM  

Chris Chiari, Patterson Inn, testified in support of the bill.

05:56:04 PM  
Melanie Rose Rogers, Safe Access Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:58:10 PM  
Jason Warf, Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in support of the bill.
06:01:20 PM  
Mr. Chiari responded to questions from the committee.
06:02:45 PM  

William Chengelis, U.S. Marijuana Party, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Chengelis provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments N and O).

06:07:50 PM  

Ashley Weber, Colorado NORML, testified in support of the bill.

06:10:05 PM  

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

06:12:05 PM  
Matt Kahl, Veterans for Natural Rights, testified in support of the bill.
06:13:41 PM  
Logan Campbell, My 420 Tours, testified in support of the bill.
06:17:00 PM  

Michael Eymer, Colorado Cannabis Tours, testified in support of the bill.

06:18:50 PM  
John McCaskill, HTBX International, testified in support of the bill.
06:21:29 PM  

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

06:22:13 PM  
Michael Polansky, The Honeypot Lounge, testified in support of the bill.
06:24:56 PM  
Kenny Breeding, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:26:33 PM  
Alyssa Ufer, Kaya Event Designs, testified in support of the bill.
06:30:07 PM  

Julie Richardson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

06:32:12 PM  
Mr. Polansky responded to questions from the committee.
06:33:53 PM  
Kevin Gallagher, Colorado Cannabis Manufacturers Association, testified in support of the bill.
06:34:51 PM  
Erica Brown, Colorado NORML, testified in support of the bill.
06:37:32 PM  
Vicki Truijillo, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:40:32 PM  

Jim Burack and Kyle Lambert, Department of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement Division, testified on the bill from a neutral position and discussed several concerns the department has with the bill. Mr. Burack responded to questions from the committee.

06:46:41 PM  
Jordan Dietrick, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.


06:53:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment P)
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:53:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment Q)
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:54:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment R)
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:54:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment S)
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:58:59 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1230, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean No
Sandridge No
Snyder No
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle No
Williams D. Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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