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6E5994D5451EB052872582340062FFB6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1092

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Feb 14, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1092 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

11:01:23 AM  

Representatives Melton and Singer, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1092, which creates a marijuana delivery pilot program if a memorandum of understanding is in place between the Marijuana Enforcement Division and a municipality.  Up to three municipalities and 15 licensees may participate.

11:05:25 AM  

The bill sponsors distributed a news article about the bill, an overview of the company Eaze, and amendment L.001 [Attachments A, B, and C, respectively].

11:08:39 AM  

The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

11:25:50 AM  

Major Steve Garcia, representing the Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in opposition to the bill.

11:30:05 AM  

Major Garcia responded to committee questions.

11:38:26 AM  

Mr. Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in opposition to the bill.  He also responded to committee questions.

11:44:23 AM  

Ms. Henny Lasley, representing SMART Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Lasley distributed a report with statistics from the Medical Marijuana Registry Program [Attachment D]. She also responded to committee questions.

11:55:40 AM  

Mr. Joe Megyesy, representing Good Chemistry, testified in support of the bill.

12:00:10 PM  

Mr. Christian Sederberg, representing Vicente Sederberg, testified in support of the bill. He responded to committee questions.

12:06:04 PM  
Ms. Halston Puchek, representing Wurk, testified in support of the bill.
12:07:25 PM  

Ms. Shannon Kaygi, representing Simplifiya, testified in support of the bill.

12:08:40 PM  

Ms. Elizabeth Conway, representing Eaze Solutions, testified in support of the bill.

12:12:37 PM  

Ms. Allyson Browne, representing Eaze Solutions, testified in support of the bill.

12:15:49 PM  

Ms. Conway and Ms. Browne responded to committee questions.

12:21:30 PM  

Ms. Kristi Kelly, representing the Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill.

12:25:45 PM  

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

12:28:10 PM  

The bill sponsors explained amendment L.001.



12:31:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment A].
Moved Foote
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:34:14 PM  

The committee and bill sponsors discussed amendment L.004 [Attachment E].



12:35:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 [Attachment E].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Kennedy
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:35:20 PM  

Representative Gray distributed and explained amendment L.002 [Attachment F].



12:36:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment F].
Moved Gray
Seconded Van Winkle
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:36:47 PM  

The bill sponsors made some closing remarks on the bill. Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.



12:42:33 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1092, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow No
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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