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h_agr_2017a_2017-03-06t13:30:53z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/06/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1197



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & NATURAL RESOURCES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without o

Refer House Bill 17-1197, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:40 PM -- HB 17-1197



The committee came back to order. Representative Ginal, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1197, concerning the exclusion of marijuana from the definition of "farm products" with regard to regulation of farm products under the Farm Products Act. Representative Ginal distributed Amendment L.001 (Attachment C) and a fact sheet regarding the bill (Attachment D). Under the Farm Products Act, the commissioner of agriculture or his or her designee licenses farm product dealers, small-volume dealers, and their agents. The bill excludes marijuana from the definition of farm products under the act.



170306 AttachC.pdf170306 AttachC.pdf170306 AttachD.pdf170306 AttachD.pdf



02:47 PM --
Hollis Glenn, Colorado Department of Agriculture, spoke in support of the bill.



02:52 PM --
Mark Gallegos, CDA, spoke in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee regarding the inspection of marijuana by the department under the Farm Products Act.



02:54 PM --
Das Ellis, Hemp Sources, Inc., spoke in opposition to the bill.


BILL: HB17-1197
TIME: 02:59:04 PM
MOVED: Hansen
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Saine
VOTE
Buck
Catlin
Danielson
Esgar
Hansen
Lebsock
Lewis
McKean
Saine
Valdez
Willett
Mitsch Bush
Arndt
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





02:59 PM



Representative Ginal provided closing comments on the bill.


BILL: HB17-1197
TIME: 03:00:22 PM
MOVED: Saine
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1197, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Esgar
VOTE
Buck
Yes
Catlin
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Hansen
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Lewis
Yes
McKean
Yes
Saine
Yes
Valdez
Yes
Willett
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Arndt
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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