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F3F606954EE866B4872583E80074628B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1333

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 26, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1333 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:11:15 PM  

Representative Caraveo presented House Bill 19-1333 to the committee.  Conditional on voter approval, this bill raises taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products and establishes a new tax on nicotine products. Revenue from the taxes is distributed to fund health care and education programs.

03:14:24 PM  
Representative Sullivan distributed amendment L.040 (Attachment A).
03:14:42 PM  
Jodi Radke, representing Tobacco Free Kids, testified in support of the bill.
03:32:57 PM  
Gloria Higgins, representing Executive
Partnering to Invest in Children, testified in support of the bill.

03:36:52 PM  
Kelly Causey, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
03:37:27 PM  
Stephanie Walton, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:39:57 PM  
Frank Cornelia, representing the Colorado Behavioral Health Council, testified in support of the bill.
03:56:09 PM  
Erin Porteous, representing the Boys and Girls Club, testified in support of the bill.
03:58:30 PM  
James Sullivan, representing the Boys and Girls Club, testified in support of the bill.
04:02:38 PM  
Bud Taylor, representing the Boys and Girls Club, testified in support of the bill.
04:02:58 PM  
Joshua Sprague, representing Absolute Vapor, testified against the bill.
04:07:07 PM  
Amanda Wheeler, representing the Rocky Mountain Smoke Free Alliance, testified against the bill.
04:09:26 PM  
David Aurestad, representing himself, testified
against the bill and provided handout (Attachment B).
04:15:40 PM  
Grier Bailey, representing the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, testified against the bill.
04:16:56 PM  
Tyler Henson, representing International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers, testified against the bill and provided a handout (Attachment C).
04:19:42 PM  
Francesca Gettler, representing Vapor Source, testified against the bill.
04:30:06 PM  
Wilson Croom, representing the Colorado Association of Distributors, testified against the bill.
04:32:41 PM  
Ilana Spiegel, representing Taxpayers for Public Education, testified in a neutral capacity.
04:38:15 PM  
Skip Madsen, representing Democracy Enter Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:40:26 PM  
Alison Reidmohr, representing the Colorado
Department of Public Health & Environment, testified in support of
the bill and provided a handout (Attachment D).
04:42:15 PM  
Andrea Stojsavljevic, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:52:00 PM  
Rebecca Dubroff, representing the American Heart Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:54:07 PM  
Zach Zaslow, representing Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:56:14 PM  
Brendon Reese, representing the Department of Revenue, responded to committee members' questions.
05:03:29 PM  
Representative Caraveo distributed amendments L.001, L.002, L.003, L.004, L.005, L.006, and L.007 (Attachments E, F, G, H, I, J, and K).
05:05:13 PM  
Ed DeCecco, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee members' questions.
05:05:34 PM  
Greg Sobetski, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee members' questions.
05:20:37 PM  
Representative Caraveo explained L.001 (Attachment E).


05:21:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E)
Moved Gray
Seconded Tipper
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Larson No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:22:13 PM  
Representative Caraveo explained amendment
L.002 (Attachment F).


05:23:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F)
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Larson No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:23:04 PM  
Representative Caraveo explained amendment
L.003 (Attachment G).


05:23:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment G)
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Larson No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:23:38 PM  
Representative Caraveo explained amendment L.004 (Attachment H).


05:24:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment H)
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Larson No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:25:02 PM  
Representative Caraveo explained amendment
L.005 (Attachment I).


05:25:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment I)
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Larson No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:26:00 PM  
Representative Caraveo explained amendment
L.006 (Attachment J).


05:26:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment J)
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Larson
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:26:39 PM  
Representative Caraveo explained amendment
L.007 (Attachment K).


05:27:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment K)
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Larson
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:28:51 PM  
Representative Bird distributed L.039 (Attachment
L).


05:29:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.039 (Attachment L)
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Larson
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Tipper
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:29:57 PM  
Representative Sullivan explained amendment
L.040 (Attachment A).


05:31:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.040 (Attachment A)
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Snyder
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
Bird No
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray No
Larson No
Sandridge Yes
Snyder No
Sullivan Yes
Tipper No
Herod Yes
YES: 5   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
05:31:32 PM  
Representative Caraveo wrapped up her presentation to the committee.


05:42:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1333, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Tipper
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Larson No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan No
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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