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h_fin_2018a_2018-03-19t13:37:28z4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1258

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Mar 19, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1258 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

05:37:15 PM  

Representatives Singer and Melton, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1258, which, conditional upon local approval, allows the operation of marijuana accessory consumption establishments where medical marijuana patients and retail marijuana customers may consume, without smoking, one serving of marijuana.  The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.  Amendments L.001 through L007 [Attachments C through I, respectively] were distributed to the committee.

05:50:47 PM  
Major Steve Garcia, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:55:19 PM  
Mr. Ron Sloan, representing the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:57:41 PM  
Major Garcia responded to committee questions.
06:16:37 PM  
Mr. R.J. Ours, representing the American Cancer Society, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to committee questions.
06:23:14 PM  
Mr. Ed Wood, representing DUID Victim Voices, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:24:49 PM  
Ms. Henny Lasley, representing Smart Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to committee questions. Ms. Lasley distributed a packet of information about the bill [Attachment J].
06:33:30 PM  
Mr. Christopher Woods, representing Terrapin Care Station, testified in support of the bill.
06:39:01 PM  
Mr. Shawn Coleman, representing Terrapin Care Station, testified in support of the bill.
06:41:33 PM  
Ms. Saskia Young, representing Live Well Enlightened Health, testified in support of the bill.
06:42:35 PM  
Mr. Coleman responded to committee questions.
06:52:04 PM  
Mr. Peter Calfee, representing GoFire, Inc. testified in support of the bill.
06:56:38 PM  
Mr. Trevor Vita, representing Grasshopper Vape, testified in support of the bill.
06:59:35 PM  
Mr. Jason Warf, representing the Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified about the bill.
07:05:10 PM  
Ms. Amber Racick, representing Studio A64, testified about the bill.
07:09:44 PM  
Mr. Warf and Ms. Racick responded to committee questions.
07:17:50 PM  
Ms. Dominique Mendiola, representing the Marijuana Enforcement Division in the Department of Revenue, testified from a neutral position on the bill.
07:21:25 PM  
Mr. Kyle Lambert, representing the Marijuana Enforcement Division in the Department of Revenue, testified from a neutral position on the bill.
07:24:20 PM  
Ms. Mendiola responded to committee questions.
07:28:13 PM  
Mr. Kevin Bommer, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified from a neutral position on the bill.
07:32:12 PM  
Representative Benavidez presented amendment L.005 [Attachment G].


07:36:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 [Attachment G].
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Herod
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:39:33 PM
Motion Adopt severed section B of amendment L.004 (Page 1, lines 7 through 10) [see Attachment F].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Herod
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:40:37 PM
Motion Adopt severed section B of amendment L.001 (Page 4, lines 26 through 37 and Page 5) [see Attachment C].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Herod
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:41:30 PM
Motion Adopt severed section B of amendment L.002 (Page 1, lines 3 and 4) [see Attachment D].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Herod
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:42:08 PM
Motion Adopt severed section B of amendment L.003 (Page 1, lines 4 and 5) [see Attachment E].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Herod
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:42:33 PM
Motion Adopt severed section B of amendment L.006 (Page 1, lines 8 through 15) [see Attachment H].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Herod
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:43:10 PM
Motion Adopt severed section B of amendment L.007 (Page 1, lines 4 through 6) [see Attachment I].
Moved Pabon
Seconded Herod
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:43:11 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.


07:46:33 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1258, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Herod
Seconded Gray
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias No
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS