Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

H_BUS_2021A 03/03/2021 11:04:37 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 03/03/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bird X
Carver X
Duran X
Lynch X
Mullica X
Neville X
Ricks X
Sandridge *
Snyder X
Van Winkle X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 11:04:37 AM to 01:36:29 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1027 Amended, referred to House Finance
HB21-1044 Amended, referred to House Finance

HB21-1027 - Amended, referred to House Finance

11:06:56 AM  
Representatives Larson and Roberts, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1027, Continue Alcohol Beverage Takeout and Delivery.

The bill sponsors provided amendments L.001, L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments A - D).

11:13:02 AM  
Nick Hoover, representing
the Colorado Restaurant Association, testified in support of the bill.
 Mr. Hoover responded to questions from the committee.
11:20:13 AM  
Scott Chase, representing
Coloradans for SAFETY and the Colorado Ethiopian and Eritrean Liquor Association
(CEELA), testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Chase responded
to questions from the committee.
11:30:11 AM  
Stephanie Hicks,
representing the Tavern League of Colorado, testified in support of the
bill.
11:31:22 AM  
Vanessa Menke, representing Kate's Bistro LLC - Jake's Brew Bar, testified in support of the bill.
11:34:28 AM  
David Cole, representing Epic Brewing Company, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Cole responded to questions from the committee.
11:39:21 AM  
Joan GreenTurner,
representing the Distilled Spirits Council and the Colorado Springs Chamber
of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.
11:43:00 AM  
Scott Engelman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:48:30 AM  
Danielle Jurinsky,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:52:42 AM  
Michelle Stone-Principato, representing the Liquor Enforcement Division within the Department of Revenue, responded to questions from the committee.
12:00:11 PM  
Steve Findley, representing Colorado Beer Distributors, testified on the bill from an amend position. Mr. Findley responded to questions from the committee.
12:07:04 PM  
Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties Inc., testified on the bill. Mr. Bergman responded to questions from the committee.
12:11:09 PM  
Kachina Weaver, representing the Colorado Licensed Beverage Association, testified on the bill from an amend position. Ms. Weaver responded to questions from the committee.
12:11:10 PM  
Additional witness
testimony that was submitted for the committee's consideration can be found
in Attachment E.
12:20:35 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
12:21:34 PM  
The committee reconvened.
12:26:51 PM  
The committee discussed the proposed amendments.
12:29:47 PM  
The committee recessed.
12:33:26 PM  
The committee reconvened.


12:36:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Roberts
Seconded Ricks
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver No
Duran Yes
Lynch No
Mullica Yes
Neville Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:38:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001, as amended by L.004
Moved Roberts
Seconded Ricks
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver No
Duran Yes
Lynch No
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
12:39:06 PM  
The bill sponsors explained Amendment L.002.


12:42:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Roberts
Seconded Van Winkle
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
12:42:53 PM  
The bill sponsors described Amendment L.003.


12:47:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Roberts
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:47:20 PM  
The bill sponsors
provided closing remarks on the bill.

12:50:18 PM  
Jery Payne, representing
the Office of Legislative Legal Services, addressed the committee.
12:56:23 PM  
The bill sponsors continued with their closing remarks.
12:59:46 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


01:05:04 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1027, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1044 - Amended, referred to House Finance


01:06:57 PM  
Representatives Hooton
and Larson, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1044, Winery License
Include Noncontiguous Areas.
01:11:42 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:15:13 PM  
Ursula Merz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:18:00 PM  
Doug Caskey, representing
the Colorado Department of Agriculture Wine Industry Development Board,
testified in support of the bill.
01:21:59 PM  
Juliann Adams, representing
the Colorado Assoication of Vinitculture & Enology, testified in support
of the bill.
01:23:29 PM  
Michelle Stone-Principato,
representing the Liquor Enforcement Division within the Department of Revenue,
provided information to the committee.
01:23:30 PM  
Additional witness
testimony that was submitted for the committee's consideration can be found
in Attachment F.
01:25:52 PM  
The bill sponsors
discussed Amendment L.001 (Attachment G).



01:34:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Snyder
Seconded Ricks
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch No
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
01:34:17 PM  
The bill sponsors
and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


01:36:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1044, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Bird
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:36:29 PM   The committee adjourned.