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h_agr_2018a_2018-02-05t13:32:41z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1133

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Feb 5, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1133 - Motion to Postpone Indefinitely Failed

01:36:45 PM  
Representative Lebsock, sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1133, concerning registration for marijuana fibrous waste recycling facilities. Representative Lebsock distributed Amendment L.001 [Attachment A], which strikes everything below the enacting clause. He also distributed a letter in support of the bill [Attachment B]. The introduced bill creates a registration for a fibrous waste recycling facility in the medical and retail marijuana codes.
01:46:26 PM  

Representative Lebsock explained Amendment L.001 and responded to questions from the committee. Committee discussion ensued.

02:01:05 PM  
Erin Reynolds, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions from the committee regarding the impact of Amendment L.001.
02:03:06 PM  

The following persons testified on the bill:

02:04:06 PM  
Jordon Wellington, Vicanta Sederberg and Hoban Law Group, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee regarding the THC levels in stalks and stems from retail marijuana plants.
02:09:38 PM  
Adine Alai, Nine Fiber, Inc., testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
02:18:21 PM  
David Bush, Hemp Industries Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:23:27 PM  
Garret Graft, Hodom Law Group, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee. Mr. Bush also responded to questions from the committee.
02:34:19 PM  
Mr. Bush and Mr. Graft continued to respond to questions from the committee.
02:35:12 PM  
Tim Gordon, Colorado Hemp Industry Association, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
02:38:47 PM  
Hunter Buffington, Colorado Hemp Industry Association, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
02:45:26 PM  
Das Ellis, Hemp Sources, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
02:48:42 PM  
Charlotte Crawford, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:46 PM  

Ben Meyer, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.

02:54:46 PM  
Dominique Mendiola, Department of Revenue, Marijuana Enforcement Division, responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill. Ms. Mendiola stated that MED is taking a neutral position on the bill and spoke to the amendment.
03:03:27 PM  

Paul Isham, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:05:40 PM  

Grant Orvis, representing the Dab by Net Harvest, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to questions from the committee. Mr. Orvis distributed a letter from Lance Perryman, CEO of the Dab by Next Harvest [Attachment C].

03:08:58 PM  
Josh Rabe, Loveland Hemp Company, testified on the bill and provided the committee with examples of hemp stalks and stems.
03:20:21 PM  
Melissa Rae, Loveland Hemp Company, testified in a neutral position on the bill and discussed the process of processing marijuana and hemp stalks.
03:24:14 PM  
Mr. and Ms. Rabe responded to questions from the committee.
03:26:22 PM  

Veronica Auriz, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to questions from the committee regarding organic certification of marijuana and hemp.

03:33:01 PM  
Ren Gobris, Cannabis Regulatory Solutions, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
03:40:12 PM  
Tom Dermody, Industrial Hemp Research Foundation, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
03:45:02 PM  
Rick Tyer, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:48:21 PM  
Ms. Mendiola, MED, responded to questions from the committee regarding the definition of marijuana and whether waste from a marijuana plant would be considered marijuana for the purposes of MED.
03:51:54 PM  
Christian Sederberg, Hoban Law Group, testified in support of the bill.


03:59:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Saine
Seconded Becker J.
Becker J.
Buck
Catlin
Danielson
Hansen
Jackson
Lewis
McKean
Roberts
Saine
Valdez
Esgar
Arndt
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:59:10 PM  

Representative Lebsock made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.

 



04:02:32 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1133, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Saine
Seconded Becker J.
Becker J. Yes
Buck Yes
Catlin Yes
Danielson No
Hansen No
Jackson No
Lewis Excused
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Saine Yes
Valdez No
Esgar No
Arndt No
YES: 6   NO: 6   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:03:43 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1133 indefinitely.
Moved Danielson
Seconded Esgar
Becker J. No
Buck No
Catlin No
Danielson Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lewis Excused
McKean No
Roberts No
Saine No
Valdez Yes
Esgar Yes
Arndt Yes
YES: 6   NO: 6   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL