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72A0753D12E7391F872583E400785F7F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1327

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 22, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1327 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:55:00 PM  
Representatives Neville and Garnett presented
House Bill 19-1327 to the committee.  This bill decriminalizes sports
betting and, conditional upon voter approval, levies a tax on net sports
betting revenue.  
04:00:27 PM  
Corey Hoffmann, representing the City of
Black Hawk, testified in support of the bill.
04:01:56 PM  
David Farahi, representing the Colorado Gaming Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:04:10 PM  
Lawrence Wall, representing Problem Gambling
Coalition of Colorado, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:05:59 PM  
Greg Romberg, representing Arapahoe County, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment A).
04:10:16 PM  
Stanton Dodge, representing Draft Kings, testified in support of the bill.
04:14:23 PM  
Representative Garnett distributed a handout (Attachment B).
04:15:33 PM  
Peter Jennings, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:17:58 PM  
Marsha Berzins, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:18:33 PM  
Peggy Brown, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.
04:20:08 PM  
Steve Turner, representing History Colorado, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:30:53 PM  
John Goldin-Dubois, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.
04:32:48 PM  
Chris Piper, representing the Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the bill.
04:35:52 PM  
Terry Fankhauser, representing Colorado Cattlemen, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:38:09 PM  
Lauren Ris, representing the Department of Natural Resources, responded to committee members' questions.
04:45:39 PM  
Mark Superka, representing the Community College System, testified in support of the bill.
04:45:54 PM  
Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties Incorporated, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:47:00 PM  
Bob Campbell, Teller County Commissioner, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:51:21 PM  
Shannon Rushton, representing Colorado Horse Racing Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:52:03 PM  
Dan Kelleher, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:55:54 PM  
Quest Meeks, representing the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball, testified against the bill.
04:56:30 PM  
Katie Wolf, representing the Problem Gambling Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:00:10 PM  
Donia Amick, representing the Department of Revenue, Division of Gaming, responded to committee members' questions.


05:25:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1327 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Neville
Seconded Sandridge
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray Yes
Neville Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Excused
Sullivan No
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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