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C8B19CD5F5EEE613872583E500076174 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-243

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 22, 2019      
Location SCR 357



SB19-243 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


07:22:17 PM  
Senator Moreno and Senator Foote, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-243. The bill prohibits a retail food establishment from distributing an expanded polystyrene product for use as a container for off-premises ready-to-eat food on or after January 1, 2024.
07:23:27 PM  
Rob Gunther, representing Dart Container,
testified against the bill.
07:31:22 PM  

Tim Shestek, representing the American Chemistry Council, testified against the bill.  He provided a packet of letters opposing the bill (Attachment M).

07:31:55 PM  
Mr. Shester and Mr. Gunther responded to committee member questions.
07:34:52 PM  
Danny Katz, representing the Colorado Public Interest Research Group, testified in support of the bill.
07:45:18 PM  
Emily Struzenburg, representing Environment Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
07:47:32 PM  

Suzanne Jones, representing Eco-Cycle, testified in support of the bill.

07:47:50 PM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
07:51:49 PM  
Amelia Myers, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
07:54:46 PM  
Patty Sullivan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:56:28 PM  
Suzanne Bhatt, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:58:52 PM  
Brandy Moe, representing Recycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:00:43 PM  
Jackson Hafner, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
08:06:31 PM  
Jan Rose, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
08:08:56 PM  
Bill Artist, representing McDonald's USA, testified in support of the bill.
08:11:27 PM  
Senators Foote and Moreno wrapped up their presentation of the bill.


08:17:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-243 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Foote
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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