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h_lg_2018a_2018-05-02t13:35:26z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-259

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date May 2, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



SB18-259 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:41:05 PM  
Representative Pabon presented Senate Bill 18-259 to the committee. This bill clarifies that marijuana excise taxes are due when marijuana is transferred between retail marijuana cultivation facilities. In addition, it makes changes to the authority of local governments to levy taxes on retail marijuana. These changes may shift excise tax revenue from municipalities to counties when a marijuana cultivation facility is annexed and reduce marijuana sales taxes to the Edwards Metropolitan District.
03:42:24 PM  
Dean Heizer, representing LivWell Enlightened Health, testified in support of the bill.
03:48:22 PM  
Representative Pabon wrapped up his presentation to the committee.


03:51:57 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-259 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pabon
Seconded Gray
Coleman Yes
Kennedy Yes
Liston Yes
McKean Yes
Pabon Yes
Ransom Yes
Reyher Yes
Rosenthal Yes
Thurlow Yes
Valdez Yes
Wilson Yes
Gray Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS