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h_phc_2017a_2017-03-21t13:35:11z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/21/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-178



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-178 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:20 PM -- SB 17-178



Representative Singer called the meeting back to order. Representative Melton, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-178 to the committee. The bill prohibits a court from requiring, as a condition of any bond, that a person who possesses a valid registry identification card abstain from using medical marijuana.



02:24 PM



Representative Melton responded to questions from the committee.



02:36 PM -- Jason Warf, Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Warf responded to questions from the committee.



02:45 PM --
Shawn Coleman, Drug Policy Alliance, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Coleman responded to questions from the committee.



02:52 PM --
Teri Robnett, Cannabis Patients Alliance, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Robnett responded to questions from the committee.



03:03 PM



Representative Melton gave concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: SB17-178
TIME: 03:14:46 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-178 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-2.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Catlin
Yes
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Liston
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Wilson
No
Danielson
Yes
Singer
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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