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6A01F165BAE630E1872583AE0071B05B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1076

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Feb 27, 2019      
Location Old State Library



HB19-1076 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:36:49 PM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet and Representative
Larson, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1076 to the committee.  The
bill makes changes to the Colorado Clean Indoor Act, including making electronic
smoking devices subject to the act.  The bill also:

•        clarifies
the definition of smoking to include plant products and synthetic marijuana;



•        increases the smoke-free radius from a building
entryway from 15 feet to 25 feet;


•        repeals the ability of a local jurisdiction
from specifying a smoke-free radius less than 15 feet from an entryway;



•        reduces the number of exceptions to the act;
and


•        repeals the option of property owners and
managers to designate smoking and non-smoking areas.





Three handouts were distributed to the committee (Attachments A, B, and
C).  Amendment L.002 was distributed to the committee (Attachment
D).

01:47:03 PM  
Representatives Larson and Michaelson Jenet
responded to committee questions about the bill.  Two additional handouts
were distributed to the committee members (Attachments E and F).
02:00:39 PM  
Tom Gonzales, Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials, testified in support of the bill.
02:04:17 PM  
Kate Johnston, Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:07:08 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
02:10:42 PM  
Ashley Brooks-Russell, Colorado School
of Public Health, testified in support of the bill and distributed handouts
to the commitee (Attachments G and H).
02:13:59 PM  
Greg Tung, Colorado School of Public Health, testified in support of the bill.
02:15:24 PM  
Arnold Levinson, Colorado School of Public Health, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:14 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
02:25:46 PM  

Nick Hoover, Colorado Restaurant Association, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Hoover responded to committee questions.

02:33:35 PM  
Grier Bailey, Colorado Wyoming Petroleum
Markerters Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:36:43 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
02:39:02 PM  
Pete Bialick, Group to Alleviate Smoking
Pollution of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:43:14 PM  
Henny Lasley, Smart Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:45:02 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
02:50:22 PM  
Yesenia Trevizo, UCHealth, testified in
support of the bill.  
02:54:00 PM  

Shaune Walter, representing himself, testified in a neutral position on the bill.

02:57:43 PM  
Sarah Walter, representing herself, testified
in a neutral position on the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment
I).
03:01:05 PM  
Alyssa Khamma, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:37 PM  
Jon Gray, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:06:59 PM  
Tyler Prock, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:10:10 PM  

Ashley Weber, Colorado NORML, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:13:41 PM  

Kenny Breeding, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment J).

03:18:03 PM  
Pamela Henderson, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:21:24 PM  
Samantha Prock, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:25:01 PM  
Jimmy Smrz, representing himself, testified
in opposition to the bill.
03:28:09 PM  
Chris Chiari, Patterson Inn, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:31:21 PM  
David Wasserman, Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:33:41 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions. Representatives Larson and Michaelson Jenet commented.
03:39:28 PM  

Michael Polansky, Dean Ween's Honey Pot Lounge, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:43:02 PM  

William Chengelis, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:46:30 PM  
Jeff Pothast, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:50:45 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:57:25 PM  
Travis Lippert, representing himself, testified
in opposition to the bill.
03:59:58 PM  
Melanie Rose Rodgers, Safe Access Colorado,
testified in opposition to the bill.
04:02:53 PM  
Justin Simmons, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:07:53 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:09:19 PM  
Amber Wann, Safe Access Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:12:35 PM  
Benjamin Wann, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:14:35 PM  
Cindy Sovine, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:18:20 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:24:43 PM  
Teri Robnett, Cannabis Patients Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:28:51 PM  
Mary Carniglia, Healthy Choices Unlimited, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:31:36 PM  
Stacey Linn, Cannability Foundation, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:36:55 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:37:07 PM  
Keila Castillo, representing herself, testified
in opposition to the bill.
04:42:52 PM  
Marcus Najem, Safe Access Colorado, testified
in opposition to the bill.
04:48:26 PM  
Jodi Radke, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids,
testified in support of the bill.
04:51:07 PM  
R.J. Ours, American Cancer Society, testified
in support of the bill.
04:56:28 PM  
Amanda Wheeler, Rocky Mountain Smoke-free
Alliance, testified regarding the bill.
04:59:46 PM  

Taylor Zetterberg, representing himself, testified regarding the bill.

05:02:50 PM  

Rita Tsalyuk, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:09:10 PM  

Amendments L.006 and L.008 were distributed (Attachments K and L).

05:09:14 PM  

Amendment L.009 was distributed to the committee (Attachment M).

05:15:23 PM  
Committee discussion ensued regarding amendments.


05:17:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D).
Moved Larson
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Larson
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:19:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment K).
Moved Larson
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Larson
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:21:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment L).
Moved Larson
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Larson
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:24:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment M).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Mullica
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Larson
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:24:51 PM  
Amendment L.007 was distributed (Attachment
N).


05:27:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment N).
Moved Larson
Seconded Buckner
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Larson
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:29:18 PM  
Representatives Larson and Michaelson Jenet gave closing remarks on the bill.
05:35:26 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


05:46:37 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1076, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Larson
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Baisley No
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Larson Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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