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H_BUS_2021A 04/08/2021 02:24:15 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 04/08/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bird X
Bockenfeld X
Duran X
Lynch X
McKean *
Mullica X
Neville *
Ricks X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 02:24:15 PM to 04:38:02 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1241 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1159 Amended, referred to House Finance
SB21-082 Referred to House Finance

HB21-1241 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:25:29 PM  
Representatives Lynch and Daugherty introduced House Bill 21-1241, Employee-owned Business Loan Program Modifications. The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:32:25 PM  
Kerry Siggins, representing StoneAge, testified in support of the bill.
02:36:37 PM  
Jason Wiener, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:40:05 PM  
Nikki Maloney, representing the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, testified in support of the bill.
02:43:18 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:45:05 PM  
An individual spoke in support of the bill.
02:52:22 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


02:54:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1241 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Lynch
Seconded McKean
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
McKean Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1159 - Amended, referred to House Finance

02:54:48 PM  
Representative Snyder introduced House Bill 21-1159, Limitations on Regulated Marijuana Delivery. Representative Snyder responded to questions from the committee.

Amendments L.002, L.005, L.006, and L.007 were provided to the committee (Attachments A-D).

03:03:38 PM  
Hashim Coates, representing
Black Brown Red Badged, testified in opposition to the bill.



Mr. Coates and Samantha Walsh, representing Black Brown Red Badged, responded
to questions from the committee.
03:17:43 PM  
Jesus Loayza, representing Llama Global Properties, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:19:53 PM  
Art Way, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:22:57 PM  
Aja Palomino, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:25:35 PM  
Kevin Gallagher, representing the Colorado Cannabis Manufacturers Association, testified to amend the bill.
03:28:11 PM  
Richard Kwesell, representing Strawberry Fields, testified in support of the bill.
03:31:16 PM  
Jason Hopfer, representing the Bricks and Mortar Cannabis Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
03:36:44 PM  
Shannon Fender, representing Native Roots Cannabis Co., testified in support of the bill.
03:40:04 PM  
Ms. Fender and Mr. Hopfer responded to questions from the committee.
03:47:56 PM  
Kara Miller, representing the Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill.
03:52:01 PM  
Kristen Thomson, representing The Green Solution, testified in support of the bill.
03:55:44 PM  
Ms. Miller responded to questions from the committee.
04:00:11 PM  
Rachel DeVore, representing the Colorado Harvest Company, testified in support of the bill.
04:02:44 PM  
Aaron Bluse, representing Altitude Organic Cannabis, CannaCones, and the Colorado Extract Company, testified in support of the bill.
04:06:15 PM  
Tom Scudder, representing Wellness Centers Of Colorado, LLC, and Rocky Road Aurora, testified in support of the bill.
04:10:43 PM  
Additional testimony
that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment
E.
04:10:56 PM  
The bill sponsor and committee members discussed the proposed amendments.


04:15:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Snyder
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bird
Bockenfeld
Duran
Lynch
McKean
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:17:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Snyder
Seconded Bird
Amabile
Bird
Bockenfeld
Duran
Lynch
McKean
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:18:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Bird
Seconded Mullica
Amabile
Bird
Bockenfeld
Duran
Lynch
McKean
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:22:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Mullica
Seconded Bird
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
McKean Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:22:21 PM  
The bill sponsor and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


04:29:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1159, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Bird
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
McKean Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-082 - Referred to House Finance


04:29:32 PM  
Representative Mullica introduced Senate Bill 21-082, Alcohol Beverage Festival for Tastings and Sales.
04:31:15 PM  
David Bergen, representing Joyride Brewing Company, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Bergen responded to questions from the committee.
04:35:59 PM  
The bill sponsor and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


04:37:57 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-082 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Mullica
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld Excused
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
McKean Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:38:02 PM   The committee adjourned.






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